Delmar is a town in Wicomico County, Maryland, United States. The population was 3,003 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. When the population is added to “twin city” Delmar, Delaware, the town’s total population is 4,600. By comparison this is more than Pocomoke City, Maryland 4,184, Denton, Maryland 4,418, and Berlin, Maryland 4,485, but less than Fruitland, Maryland, 4,866.
Delmar is located at 38°27.1′N 75°34.2′W / 38.4517°N 75.5700°W / 38.4517; -75.5700 (38.4509, -75.5695).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.73 square miles (4.48 km), of which 1.72 square miles (4.45 km) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km) is water.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,462, and the median income for a family was $31,991. Males had a median income of $29,643 versus $20,885 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,821. About 16.9% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.2% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,003 people, 1,162 households, and 742 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,745.9 inhabitants per square mile (674.1/km). There were 1,382 housing units at an average density of 803.5 per square mile (310.2/km). The racial makeup of the town was 68.2% White, 21.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 5.5% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.
There were 1,162 households of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 20.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.11.
The median age in the town was 30.5 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.4% were from 25 to 44; 22.7% were from 45 to 64; and 8.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.
Delmar Maryland neighborhoods include: Chestnut Hill, Delmar, MD, Heron Ponds and Amber Ridge, Mockingbird, Pond’s Edge, Shadow Hills, Stage Road