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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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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.
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.
Libraries in Pocomoke City include Pocomoke Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pocomoke City include Worcester County Times
Worcester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pocomoke City political report.
The average commute time for Pocomoke City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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