Willards, Maryland

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Willards, Maryland

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High Points

Willards strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maryland):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Willards Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Willards Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Willards, Maryland

Comparing Willards to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maryland (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 8
Working at Home 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Willards Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Wicomico
Standard Zip Codes 21874
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.391
Longitude -75.348

Willards Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station SNOW HILL 4 N
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Willards Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 938 100%
Male 458 48.8%
Female 480 51.2%
Under 18 272 29%
18+ 666 71%
65+ 114 12.2%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 2.94
White 834 88.9%
African-American 59 6.3%
Asian 28 3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 9 1%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 2.8%

Estimated Willards Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 959
Growth 21
Growth % 2.2%

Willards Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 32.3%
Irish 16.2%
German 15.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
English 9%
Greek 2.6%
Polish 2.4%
Italian 2.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
Latvian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
British 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Willards 938 $32,625
Berlin 3,491 $36,653
Delmar 1,859 $31,991
Ocean City 7,173 $44,614
Pittsville 1,182 $39,375
Salisbury 23,743 $35,527
Snow Hill 2,409 $38,657
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