Bowdle, South Dakota Population 2024

484

Bowdle is a city located in Edmunds County South Dakota. Bowdle has a 2024 population of 484. Bowdle is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 470 in 2020.

The average household income in Bowdle is $71,339 with a poverty rate of 6.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bowdle is 55.5 years, 47.3 years for males, and 60.4 years for females.

Bowdle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bowdle was:

  • White: 84.34%
  • Two or more races: 12.36%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
758.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.98% (14)
The current population of Bowdle, South Dakota is 484 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 470.

Bowdle, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30784.34%
Two or more races4512.36%
Black or African American123.3%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bowdle Population by Race

Bowdle Population Pyramid 2024

Bowdle Median Age

55.5

Total

47.3

Male

60.4

Female

Bowdle Adults

There are 306 adults, (142 of whom are seniors) in Bowdle.

Bowdle Age Dependency

122

Age Dependency Ratio

86.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowdle Sex Ratio

Female18550.82%
Male17949.18%

Bowdle Population by Age

Bowdle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1532.163.436.6
Married812.6387.712.3
Non Family57038.661.4
Female93.7822.277.8
Male6333.366.7
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bowdle Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bowdle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowdle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Bowdle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,750

Average Earnings

$43,571

Average Male

$

Average Female

Bowdle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowdle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bowdle Language

96.67% of Bowdle residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.5% of the population.

Bowdle Language

Bowdle Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White265103.77%
Black12541.67%
Multiple45511.11%
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6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.99%

Male Poverty Rate

9.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowdle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowdle is Black, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowdle is White, with 3.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.86%.

Bowdle Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Bowdle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed9.2%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Bowdle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowdle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bowdle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowdle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bowdle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bowdle Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bowdle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Bowdle Veterans by War

count

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Bowdle Veterans by Age

count

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Bowdle Veterans by Race

Bowdle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowdle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Bowdle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bowdle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bowdle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.14%

Born in Bowdle

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Bowdle residents were born in the United States, with 82.14% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bowdle Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202950440.8%
202850040.81%
202749640.81%
202649240.82%
202548840.83%
202448440.83%
202348040.84%
202247640.85%
202147220.43%
2020470-1-0.21%
2019471-2-0.42%
2018473-11-2.27%
2017484-1-0.21%
2016485-13-2.61%
2015498
2014498-12-2.35%
2013510-4-0.78%
2012514-9-1.72%
2011523-2-0.38%
2010525
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Bowdle Population by Year