Statewide Claims to Fame

Bowie is 15th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Female residents

Bowie is 16th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Bowie is 20th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 5,177 333rd 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.5 300th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 945.6 297th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.1% 181st 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.4% 311th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.5% 16th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.2% 243rd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.3% 212th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Race - White 91.9% 38th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.2% 378th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 45th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 255th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 48th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 285th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.6% 331st 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 85.9% 20th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Female residents 53.6% 15th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.7% 354th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,489 327th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 9.6% 280th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 2,194 319th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 65.0% 212th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $84,200 263rd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 366th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Income per capita $19,063 257th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $33,846 326th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.9% 239th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Bowie Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,202 210th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $123,898 224th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $22,421 75th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,039 258th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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