Worcester County Homes for Sale

Located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, Worcester County includes a large Intracoastal Waterway bordered by barrier islands to the east. The county is best known for its beautiful beaches and resorts, and large forests further inland. Perhaps the most well-known community in Worcester County is Ocean City, a popular vacation destination. Read more about Worcester County.

Aerial view of Ocean City, Maryland homes

Worcester County Real Estate Stats

Average Price $555K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $24M
Total Listings 722
Avg. Days On Market 155
Avg. Price/SQFT $328

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Worcester County Real Estate Listings

Worcester County Properties & Real Estate

Worcester County is located on the eastern boundary of the state of Maryland and is the only county in Maryland to border the Atlantic Ocean. Worcester County is situated on the Delmarva Peninsula, which it shares with Delaware, Virginia, and eight other Maryland counties. 


Worcester County has two barrier islands, Fenwick Island and Assateague Island, which shield a series of large Intracoastal bays. To the north is the state of Delaware, while the eastern portion of the county touches the bay and ocean. Directly south is the state of Virginia. Somerset County is located to the west, with Wicomico County located to the northwest. 


As of 2021, the estimated population of Worcester County is just over 53,000.


Several major roads and highways connect the areas of Worcester County. Here are a few:

  • Worchester Highway (Maryland Route 113), which runs north-south from Delaware down to Pocomoke City
  • Ocean Gateway (Maryland Route 50), which runs east-west from Wicomico County to Ocean City
  • Ocean Highway (Maryland Route 13), which connects Pocomoke City to Virginia
  • Ocean City Expressway (Maryland Route 90), which connects the Ocean Gateway to Ocean City

Worcester County residents can travel easily throughout the county and beyond via the network of highways. Getting to other major cities, such as Salisbury, is convenient. Travelling from Ocean City, Worchester County's most eastern point, to Baltimore takes roughly 2 hours and 45 minutes.


Featured Areas In Worcester County

Real Estate in Worcester County

Ocean City is a popular holiday destination in Worcester County, attracting millions of visitors every year, and Snow Hill is the county seat. 


Real estate in Worcester County includes a range of waterfront and canal homes, beach houses, farmland, and small-town suburbs. 


Besides the beaches, islands, and bays, other natural attractions in Worcester County include the Pocomoke State Forest and Assateague State Park. 

Worcester County At A Glance

Ranked #1 Maryland County For Retirees

Ranked #3 For Best School District In Maryland

Ranked #8 In Best Maryland Counties For Young Professionals 


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