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Bier, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Bier Census Designated Place had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2019. Bier ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bier is located at latitude 39.542 and longitude -78.8759 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Bier Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The Bier Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583582) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bier Census Designated Place is located within District 31, McCoole, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.


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Bier, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bier, MD Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bier, MD Wealth Index is 47
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 166
Population in Households 166
Population in Families 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 114
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,319
Average Household Income $58,141
Per Capita Income $23,451
Wealth Index3 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $161,765
Housing Affordability Index2 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.45% -0.86%
Households -0.44% -0.56%
Families 0.62% -1.14%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Bier, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bier to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 448 14th
Population Density # 496 4th
Diversity Index # 483 7th
Median Household Income # 492 5th
Per Capita Income # 457 12th

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