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Snow Hill, Maryland

Snow Hill is a town located in Worcester County, Maryland. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,409. It is the county seat of Worchester County[?]6.

Geography Snow Hill is located at 38°10'30" North, 75°23'27" West (38.175024, -75.390738)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.4 km² (1.3 mi²). 3.4 km² (1.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,409 people, 862 households, and 555 families residing in the town. The population density is 699.3/km² (1,806.2/mi²). There are 964 housing units at an average density of 279.9/km² (722.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 56.00% White, 42.34% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 862 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.6% are married couples living together, 20.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% are non-families. 31.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the town the population is spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $29,730, and the median income for a family is $38,657. Males have a median income of $25,439 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,560. 15.9% of the population and 14.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.5% are under the age of 18 and 13.1% are 65 or older.

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