Stockton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Worcester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 143 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Stockton is located at 38°3′26″N 75°25′0″W / 38.05722°N 75.41667°W / 38.05722; -75.41667 (38.057233, −75.416661).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km), all of it land.
Maryland Route 12 and Maryland Route 366 cross in the center of Stockton.
Approximately two miles east of Stockton is an extensive network of manmade canals.
As of the census of 2000, there were 143 people, 49 households, and 39 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 82.8 people per square mile (31.9/km²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 31.8/sq mi (12.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 37.06% White, 60.84% African American, 1.40% Native American, and 0.70% from two or more races.
There were 49 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 26.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 66.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $14,583, and the median income for a family was $25,833. Males had a median income of $13,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,776. There were 42.3% of families and 45.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 63.8% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.