Worcester County is located in southeastern Maryland. The County Seat is Snow Hill and the largest city is Ocean City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.worcester.md.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 51,675 and the 2010 census population was 51,451. The land area is 468.28 square miles and there are 109.9 persons per square mile.
82.8% of the population is White, 13.9% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 89.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $253,400, there are 20,530 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,887, the median household income is $57,952, and 10.9% of the persons in Worcester County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,514. Retail sales (in $1000) were $875,104, and sales per capita were $17,779.
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