Bowling Green, Maryland Population 2024

915

Bowling Green is a city located in Allegany County Maryland. Bowling Green has a 2024 population of 915. Bowling Green is currently declining at a rate of -9.23% annually and its population has decreased by -29.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,289 in 2020.

The average household income in Bowling Green is $68,290 with a poverty rate of 10.8%. The median age in Bowling Green is 42.9 years: 41.2 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Bowling Green Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bowling Green was:

  • White: 95.55%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
949.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-29.01% (-374)
The current population of Bowling Green, Maryland is 915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,289.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,05395.55%
Two or more races464.17%
Asian20.18%
Black or African American10.09%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bowling Green Population by Race

Bowling Green Population Pyramid 2024

Bowling Green Median Age

42.9

Total

41.2

Male

47

Female

Bowling Green Adults

There are 955 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Bowling Green.

Bowling Green Age Dependency

34.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowling Green Sex Ratio

Female59253.72%
Male51046.28%

Bowling Green Population by Age

Bowling Green Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5601.975545
Non Family2871.2555.744.3
Married1772.6775.724.3
Female742.5113.586.5
Male223.8218.281.8

2.52

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bowling Green Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade40.52%
Associates Degree10813.92%
Bachelors Degree12115.59%
Graduate Degree172.19%
High School Graduate20125.9%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College32541.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White750746134
2+ Races23234
Asian220
Black110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.87%.

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,547$110,313$0
Graduate Degree$66,563$0$0
High School Graduate$38,819$43,350$21,417
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$43,800$47,404$35,769
Some College$41,406$46,442$36,250

$43,800

Average Earnings

$47,404

Average Male

$35,769

Average Female

Bowling Green Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowling Green Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bowling Green Language

94.37% of Bowling Green residents speak only English, while 5.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Bowling Green Language

Bowling Green Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,05311911.3%

10.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

9.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowling Green

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is White, with 11.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is White, with 11.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Bowling Green Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater15.22%
High School3.48%
Some College3.23%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Bowling Green Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Employed11.88%
Female Employed3.56%
Male Unemployed0%

Bowling Green Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowling Green Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,750$74,168
Households$59,773$68,290
Married Families$85,865$-999,999,999
Non Families$56,573$57,877

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bowling Green Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowling Green Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bowling Green Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Bowling Green Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bowling Green Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam13
First Gulf War4
Korea3
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Bowling Green Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6420
65 to 7413
75+13
35 to 544
18 to 340

Bowling Green Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White505.44%

Bowling Green Veterans by Race

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bowling Green Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bowling Green Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bowling Green Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.15%

Born in Bowling Green

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Bowling Green residents were born in the United States, with 66.15% having been born in Maryland. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bowling Green Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024915-93-9.23%
20231,008-94-8.53%
20221,102-180-14.04%
20211,282-7-0.54%
20201,289725.92%
20191,217191.59%
20181,198221.87%
20171,176605.38%
20161,11670.63%
20151,109-291-20.79%
20141,400604.48%
20131,340-147-9.89%
20121,48700%
20111,48741038.07%
20101,07700%

Bowling Green Population by Year