Overlea, Maryland Population 2024

12,794

Overlea is a city located in Baltimore County Maryland. Overlea has a 2024 population of 12,794. Overlea is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 6.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,063 in 2020.

The average household income in Overlea is $87,732 with a poverty rate of 7.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Overlea is 42.1 years, 41.1 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Overlea Demographics

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

  • White: 61.77%
  • Black or African American: 22.63%
  • Asian: 6.03%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Other race: 4.64%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,259.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.06% (731)
The current population of Overlea, Maryland is 12,794 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,063.

Overlea, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,90361.77%
Black or African American2,89522.63%
Asian7726.03%
Two or more races6004.69%
Other race5944.64%
Native American300.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Overlea Population by Race

Overlea Population Pyramid 2024

Overlea Median Age

42.1

Total

41.1

Male

42.9

Female

Overlea Adults

There are 10,131 adults, (2,178 of whom are seniors) in Overlea.

Overlea Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Overlea Sex Ratio

Female7,17656.09%
Male5,61843.91%

Overlea Population by Age

Overlea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,3982.3674.525.5
Non Family2,2311.1558.341.7
Married2,0133.2392.67.4
Female8803.0266.933.1
Male2743.8397.82.2
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Overlea Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Overlea Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Overlea Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.98%.

Overlea Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,671

Average Earnings

$59,380

Average Male

$50,773

Average Female

Overlea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Overlea Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Overlea Language

87.39% of Overlea residents speak only English, while 12.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Overlea Language

Overlea Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7905747.37%
Black2,8872498.62%
Multiple60012520.83%
Asian772496.35%
Hispanic859283.26%
Native302066.67%
Other59420.34%
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7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.69%

Male Poverty Rate

9.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Overlea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Overlea is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Overlea is Other, with 0.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

Overlea Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.08%
High School8.29%
Some College7.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%
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Overlea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.16%
Female Unemployed3.52%
Male Employed2.64%
Female Employed2.22%
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Overlea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Overlea Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Overlea Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Overlea Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Overlea 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 35-44.

Overlea Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Overlea Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

530

Number of Veterans

500

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Overlea Veterans by War

count

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Overlea Veterans by Age

count

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Overlea Veterans by Race

Overlea Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Overlea Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Overlea Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Overlea Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Overlea 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

69.21%

Born in Overlea

90.16%

Native Born

9.84%

Foreign Born

3.41%

Non Citizen

6.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.16% of Overlea residents were born in the United States, with 69.21% having been born in Maryland. 3.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Overlea Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,794
202312,794
202212,794-165-1.27%
202112,9598967.43%
202012,063-132-1.08%
201912,195-189-1.53%
201812,3843703.08%
201712,0142892.46%
201611,725-481-3.94%
201512,20690.07%
201412,197160.13%
201312,181-547-4.3%
201212,728440.35%
201112,6844093.33%
201012,275
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Overlea Population by Year