Pocomoke City is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,042 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pocomoke City is the 141st largest community in Maryland.
Pocomoke City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pocomoke City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pocomoke City who work in office and administrative support (18.95%), food service (9.77%), and healthcare suport services (8.74%).
Also of interest is that Pocomoke City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Pocomoke City is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Pocomoke City has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.
The citizens of Pocomoke City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.35% of adults in Pocomoke City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pocomoke City in 2018 was $19,598, which is low income relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,392 for a family of four. However, Pocomoke City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pocomoke City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pocomoke City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pocomoke City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pocomoke City include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Pocomoke City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Korean.