Bowling Green, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Bowling Green, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Bowling Green Census Designated Place had a population of 1,047 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bowling Green is located at latitude 39.6237 and longitude -78.8045 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Bowling Green Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Bowling Green Census Designated Place are located in Allegany County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Garrett County.

The Bowling Green Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583587) 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 Bowling Green Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Cumberland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

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Bowling Green, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,047
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 494
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density2 1,089
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $44,984
Average Household Income $58,326
Per Capita Income $27,077


Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $120,225
Average Home Value $138,290


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 1.38
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.34% -0.4%
Households -0.38% -0.52%
Families 0.25% -0.62%
Median Household Income   4.2%
Per Capita Income   4.28%

Bowling Green, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowling Green to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 315 40th
Population Density # 287 45th
Diversity Index # 188 64th
Median Household Income # 466 10th
Per Capita Income # 381 27th

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