Poverty in Bowling Green, Maryland

What is the poverty rate in Bowling Green, Maryland?
The poverty rate in Bowling Green is 6.3%. One out of every 15.9 residents of Bowling Green lives in poverty.

How many people in Bowling Green, Maryland live in poverty?
74 of 1,176 Bowling Green residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Bowling Green compare to the rest of Maryland?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Maryland is 9.7%, meaning Bowling Green has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Maryland.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Bowling Green, Maryland Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,122

6.6% 10.3% 95.4%

What's the Poverty Rate in Bowling Green, Maryland By Race?

6.6% of White residents of Bowling Green, Maryland live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Bowling Green, Maryland is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 74 of 1,122 white Marylanders live below the poverty line. Approximately 95.4% of the total population of Bowling Green, Maryland are white.

Bowling Green, Maryland Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Bowling Green, Maryland?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Bowling Green, Maryland is 4.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Bowling Green, Maryland is 7.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Bowling Green, Maryland

Female residents of Bowling Green, Maryland are dramatically(59%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

29 of 597 males in Bowling Green live below the poverty line.

45 of 579 females in Bowling Green live below the poverty line.

Bowling Green, Maryland Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Bowling Green, Maryland?

Bowling Green, Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Bowling Green, Maryland Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

19.3%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

17.4%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

0.0%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

7.0%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

3.0%

75 to 84 Years Old

7.9%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Bowling Green, Maryland Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Bowling Green, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bowling Green, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 5.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bowling Green, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 63.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Bowling Green, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Bowling Green, Maryland have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 1,157 residents of Bowling Green, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 62 (5.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 12 (63.2%) of 19 residents of Bowling Green, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Bowling Green, Maryland

The poverty rate in Bowling Green is 6.3%.
Bowling Green is in Allegany County.
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City Poverty Rate
Bel Air 30.6%
Bowling Green 6.3%
Cresaptown 13.0%
Cumberland 24.4%
Frostburg 28.0%
La Vale 8.8%
Lonaconing 23.1%
Westernport 12.4%

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