Bowdon, Georgia Population 2024

2,199

Bowdon is a city located in Carroll County Georgia. Bowdon has a 2024 population of 2,199. Bowdon is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,155 in 2020.

The average household income in Bowdon is $68,183 with a poverty rate of 29.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bowdon is 37.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Bowdon Demographics

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

  • White: 80.35%
  • Black or African American: 14.86%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
646.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.04% (44)
The current population of Bowdon, Georgia is 2,199 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,155.

Bowdon, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,08180.35%
Black or African American38514.86%
Two or more races1244.79%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bowdon Population by Race

Bowdon Population Pyramid 2024

Bowdon Median Age

37.1

Total

35.7

Male

40.4

Female

Bowdon Adults

There are 1,935 adults, (442 of whom are seniors) in Bowdon.

Bowdon Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowdon Sex Ratio

Female1,25348.38%
Male1,33751.62%

Bowdon Population by Age

Bowdon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1112.351.248.8
Non Family4061.073070
Married3772.986.513.5
Female2543.2139.460.6
Male742.9228.471.6
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bowdon 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

Bowdon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowdon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 38.78%.

Bowdon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,167

Average Earnings

$60,517

Average Male

$31,033

Average Female

Bowdon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowdon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bowdon Language

98.28% of Bowdon residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Bowdon Language

Bowdon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,91437119.38%
Black38523761.56%
Hispanic18712064.17%
Multiple1244536.29%
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29.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.63%

Male Poverty Rate

32.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowdon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowdon is Hispanic, with 64.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowdon is White, with 19.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.66%.

Bowdon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.68%
High School27.24%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
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Bowdon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed20.49%
Female Employed16.85%
Male Unemployed
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Bowdon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowdon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bowdon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowdon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bowdon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bowdon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bowdon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bowdon Veterans by War

count

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Bowdon Veterans by Age

count

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Bowdon Veterans by Race

Bowdon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowdon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bowdon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bowdon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bowdon 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

79.54%

Born in Bowdon

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Bowdon residents were born in the United States, with 79.54% having been born in Georgia. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bowdon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,23980.36%
20282,23180.36%
20272,22380.36%
20262,21580.36%
20252,20780.36%
20242,19980.37%
20232,19180.37%
20222,18380.37%
20212,175200.93%
20202,155622.96%
20192,09330.14%
20182,090100.48%
20172,080110.53%
20162,069251.22%
20152,044130.64%
20142,031-2-0.1%
20132,033110.54%
20122,022
20112,022-3-0.15%
20102,025
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Bowdon Population by Year