Marlow Heights, Maryland Population 2020

5,869

Marlow Heights is a city located in Maryland. Marlow Heights has a 2020 population of 5,869. Marlow Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,618 in 2010. Marlow Heights reached it's highest population of 6,612 in 2011.

The average household income in Marlow Heights is $80,692 with a poverty rate of 10.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,323 per month, and the median house value is $244,400. The median age in Marlow Heights is 38.6 years, 35.2 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.4 males.

Marlow Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marlow Heights was:

  • Black or African American: 84.78%
  • Other race: 7.28%
  • White: 4.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
The current population of Marlow Heights, Maryland is 5,869, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,869.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,618.

Marlow Heights, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,97684.78%
Some Other Race4277.28%
White2924.98%
Two or More Races1091.86%
Asian250.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.29%

Marlow Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Marlow Heights Median Age

38.6


Total

35.2


Male

41.3


Female

Marlow Heights Adults

There are 4,593 adults, (976 of whom are seniors) in Marlow Heights.

Marlow Heights Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marlow Heights Sex Ratio

Female

3,182

54.22%

Male

2,687

45.78%

Marlow Heights Households and Families

Marlow Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marlow Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.4%32.6%
All38.3%61.7%
Non Family28.2%71.8%
Male26.2%73.8%
Female24.9%75.1%

38.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2012.6638.3
Non Family8341.1828.2
Married6283.467.4
Female5753.6124.9
Male1644.0926.2

3.44

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marlow Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1162.80%
9th to 12th Grade3338.04%
High School Graduate1,50736.38%
Some College1,34732.52%
Associates Degree2706.52%
Bachelors Degree3538.52%
Graduate Degree2165.21%

Marlow Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,5673,313545
Hispanic267111
Other Race21982
White19615724
Multiple Races8171
Asian2516
Islander1717
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,799$40,309$38,193
Less Than High School$41,635$60,726$9,958
High School Grad$37,483$34,007$38,531
Some College$37,148$35,893$40,556
Bachelors Degree$39,091$42,500$
Graduate Degree$49,688$56,364$47,344

$38,799

Average Earnings

$40,309

Average Male

$38,193

Average Female

Marlow Heights Language

Marlow Heights Language by Age

Marlow Heights Language

89.51% of Marlow Heights residents speak only English, while 10.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.96% of the population.

Marlow Heights Poverty

Marlow Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,97660112.08%
White2122612.26%
Multiple109109.17%
Hispanic48481.65%

10.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.76%

Male Poverty Rate

11.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marlow Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marlow Heights is White, with 12.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marlow Heights is Hispanic, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.41%.

Name Poverty
High School12.74%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%
Less Than High School7.57%
Some College5.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.09%
Male Unemployed9.32%
Female Employed5.86%
Male Employed2.60%

Marlow Heights Income

Marlow Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,375$80,692
Families$72,298$93,278
Married Families$96,316-
Non Families$40,882$54,030

Marlow Heights Marital Status

Marlow Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marlow Heights Married by Age and Sex

Marlow Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Marlow Heights Marital Status by Race

Marlow Heights Veterans

432

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Second Gulf War122
First Gulf War111
Korea16
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64146
35 to 54121
65 to 7478
75+67
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
Black40710.39%
White187.26%
2 or More76.42%

$Marlow Heights Veterans by Education

8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marlow Heights Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marlow Heights Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

17.40%

Born in Maryland

90.20%

Native Born

9.80%

Foreign Born

6.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.20% of Marlow Heights residents were born in the United States, with 17.40% having been born in Maryland. 6.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,8690.00%
20195,8690.00%
20185,869-28-0.47%
20175,8971422.47%
20165,755791.39%
20155,67690.16%
20145,667190.34%
20135,648-598-9.57%
20126,246-366-5.54%
20116,61299417.69%
20105,6180.00%