Wicomico County, Maryland

 

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Population (2021 est)

Total
104,739
Children
22,938
(under 18)
(21.9%)
Seniors
17,072
(over 65)
(16.3%)


Median Household Income (2015 – 2019)
$56,956


Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
(2019 – 2020 School Year)

7 eligible schools
7 participating schools

*100% of Wicomico schools are Hunger Free schools due to CEP


Federal Nutrition Program
Total Meals Served
Breakfasts Served
Lunches Served
Suppers Served
Snacks Served
Average # Participants / Day
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
131,484
61,644
69,840
0
0
5,836
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
13,793
-
-
13,793
0
428

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(Calendar Year 2021)

22,987 average participants / month


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
(State Fiscal Year 2021)

55.0% of eligible people enrolled
5,722 participants / year

– 1,994 women
– 1,640 infants
– 2,088 children


Sources

U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2015–2019
The Maryland State Department of Education
FY 2020 Maryland Department of Human Services FIA Statistical Report
Maryland Department of Health, Maryland WIC Program