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Mardela Springs, Maryland
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Location of Mardela Springs, Maryland
Location of Mardela Springs, Maryland
Coordinates: 38°27′36″N 75°45′21″W / 38.46000°N 75.75583°W / 38.46000; -75.75583Coordinates: 38°27′36″N 75°45′21″W / 38.46000°N 75.75583°W / 38.46000; -75.75583
Country United States
State Maryland
County Wicomico
Incorporated 1906
Area
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.05 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
26 ft (8 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 347
 • Estimate 
(2019)
351
 • Density 864.53/sq mi (333.43/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21837
Area code(s) 410, 443
FIPS code 24-50525
GNIS feature ID 0590738

Mardela Springs is a town in Wicomico County, Maryland, United States. The population was 347 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Mardela Springs is located at 38°27′36″N 75°45′21″W / 38.46000°N 75.75583°W / 38.46000; -75.75583 (38.460098, -75.755785).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), of which 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mardela Springs has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 370
1940 418 13.0%
1950 428 2.4%
1960 380 −11.2%
1970 356 −6.3%
1980 320 −10.1%
1990 360 12.5%
2000 364 1.1%
2010 347 −4.7%
2019 (est.) 351 1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 347 people, 134 households, and 97 families living in the town. The population density was 889.7 inhabitants per square mile (343.5/km2). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 410.3 per square mile (158.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 88.2% White, 6.9% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 134 households, of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.6% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 37.9 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

Notable person

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