Marlow Heights demographics profile

StatisticMarlow HeightsMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)2,83147491
Median age36.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English91%82%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Marlow Heights, MD has a population of 5,755 and is the 5,912th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,831 per sq mi which is 497% higher than the Maryland average and 3025% higher than the national average. The median age in Marlow Heights is 37 which is approximately 5% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Marlow Heights, 40% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 19% of Marlow Heights residents were born in Maryland, 71% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Marlow Heights is 497% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Marlow Heights is 5% lower than Maryland.
  • In Marlow Heights 8.20% of the population is White.
  • In Marlow Heights 83.25% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Marlow Heights 3.18% of the population is Asian.

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Marlow Heights population breakdown by race

RaceMarlow HeightsMarylandNational
Black or African American83.25%29.63%12.63%
American Indian0.35%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.55%3.12%3.06%
Other race2.47%3.67%4.75%
In Marlow Heights, 8.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Marlow Heights, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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