Worcester County, Maryland

 

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Population (2021 est)

Total
52,908
Children
8,994
(under 18)
(17.0%)
Seniors
14,920
(over 65)
(28.2%)


Median Household Income (2015 – 2019)
$63,499


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

6 eligible schools
0 participating schools


Federal Nutrition Program
Total Meals Served
Breakfasts Served
Lunches Served
Suppers Served
Snacks Served
Average # Participants / Day
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
85,923
40,280
45,643
0
0
4,492
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
13,635
-
-
13,793
2,593
656

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

7,660 average participants / month


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

41.7% of eligible people enrolled
793 participants / year

– 251 women
– 212 infants
– 330 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