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Pocomoke City is a city in Worcester County, in the Ocean Pines metro area.

The community name derives from Algonquian term for "broken ground"

The latitude of Pocomoke City is 38.075N. The longitude is -75.568W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,147.


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Median household income
Local
$28,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pocomoke City demographic reports
Pocomoke City is on the Pocomoke River, near the Virginia border
Former and merged names include:
· Meeting House Landing
· New Town
· Pitts Creek
· Stevens Ferry
· Stevens Landing
· Warehouse Landing
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 44. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 10.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Great Pocomoke Fair - Aug. 22-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pocomoke City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Pocomoke River State Park, Pocomoke State Forest
Historic sites and museums: Costen House & Hall Memorial Garden, Sturgis One-Room School Museum

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Pocomoke City residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pocomoke City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pocomoke City was $17,301, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Pocomoke City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pocomoke City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $832.


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Libraries in Pocomoke City include Pocomoke Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Pocomoke City include Worcester County Times

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Worcester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pocomoke City political report.

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The average commute time for Pocomoke City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Pocomoke City include Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn.

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