East New Market is a town located in Dorchester County, Maryland. The population was 400 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 21631.
East New Market is located at 38°35′46″N 75°55′25″W / 38.59611°N 75.92361°W / 38.59611; -75.92361 (38.596219, -75.923613).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km), all of it land.
The town is located approximately 6 miles northeast of Cambridge, the seat for its home County of Dorchester. It is intersected by state highway routes 14 and 16; and may be found along the hypotenuse of a triangle running from Cambridge to Easton, Md. and from Easton to Salisbury, Md.putting East New Market. some 22 and 26 miles respectively from those county seats of Talbot and Wicomico Counties respectively. It also sits somewhat South of Denton, Md. the County seat for Caroline County. [See any standard Md. issue Highway map for verification.]. This puts the town within relatively easy reach of four County seats in the rural areas where these counties join or are close by.
As of the census of 2010, there were 400 people, 169 households, and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,000.0 inhabitants per square mile (386.1/km). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 492.5 per square mile (190.2/km). The racial makeup of the town was 80.5% White and 19.5% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 169 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.4% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.13.
The median age in the town was 39.6 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 22.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
As of the 2000 census, there were 167 people, 75 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 674.8 people per square mile (257.9/km). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 391.9 per square mile (149.8/km). The racial makeup of the town was 96.41% White, 2.40% African American, 1.20% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.40% of the population.
There were 75 households out of which 16.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the town, the population was spread out with 16.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $50,417, and the median income for a family was $56,429. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $21,389 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,374. None of the families and 2.3% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.1% of those over 64.
East New Market Maryland neighborhoods include: Cedar Grove Road, Sugar Drive ENM