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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Delmar is a town in Maryland with a population of 3,172. Delmar is in Wicomico County. Living in Delmar offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Delmar and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Delmar are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$120,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,062
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Delmar Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    277.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    92.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    184.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,539.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    61.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Delmar

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,275
National
$55,322
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Delmar Reviews

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Delmar is a great town with lots of local businesses and a wonderful school district. I am happy to live here!
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The police presence is great. Like I said before, everybody knows everybody. The police are familiar with everybody in the community, so the crime and safety in the area is very reliable.
It is a low profile community, but everybody knows everybody. The community is like one big family.