Bowdon, Georgia Population 2020

2,128

Bowdon is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,128, it is the 232nd largest city in Georgia and the 7366th largest city in the United States. Bowdon is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 4.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,040 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Bowdon has a population density of 626 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bowdon is $47,819 with a poverty rate of 21.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $84,500. The median age in Bowdon is 41.5 years, 34.9 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Bowdon Demographics

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

  • White: 67.76%
  • Black or African American: 24.27%
  • Two or more races: 6.51%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bowdon, Georgia is 2,128, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,102.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,040.

Bowdon, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,44667.76%
Black or African American51824.27%
Two or More Races1396.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.84%
Asian80.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.23%

Bowdon Population Pyramid 2020

Bowdon Median Age

41.5


Total

34.9


Male

45.9


Female

Bowdon Adults

There are 1,701 adults, (405 of whom are seniors) in Bowdon.

Bowdon Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowdon Sex Ratio

Female

1,116

52.30%

Male

1,018

47.70%

Bowdon Households and Families

Bowdon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bowdon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male70.8%29.2%
Married68.1%31.9%
Female48.8%51.2%
All44.7%55.3%
Non Family19.1%80.9%

44.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8462.4844.7
Non Family3411.2219.1
Married3173.168.1
Female1643.6248.8
Male244.2170.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

11.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bowdon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1168.07%
9th to 12th Grade35824.90%
High School Graduate36625.45%
Some College34624.06%
Associates Degree765.29%
Bachelors Degree946.54%
Graduate Degree825.70%

Bowdon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White968684145
Black37920619
Hispanic3527
Multiple Races33337
Native American145
Islander555
Asian44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,341$31,667$23,720
Less Than High School$20,250$$11,250
High School Grad$23,631$$23,906
Some College$26,417$30,588$22,266
Bachelors Degree$32,321$$39,028
Graduate Degree$63,500$51,458$64,531

$26,341

Average Earnings

$31,667

Average Male

$23,720

Average Female

Bowdon Language

Bowdon Language by Age

Bowdon Language

97.34% of Bowdon residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Bowdon Poverty

Bowdon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,40724617.48%
Black51314828.85%
Multiple1323123.48%
Native1818100.00%
Hispanic39820.51%

21.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.07%

Male Poverty Rate

21.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowdon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowdon is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowdon is White, with 17.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.38%
High School21.58%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater14.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.06%
Male Unemployed37.25%
Female Employed15.31%
Male Employed6.88%

Bowdon Income

Bowdon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,623$47,819
Families$46,750$60,994
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$19,507$26,923

Bowdon Marital Status

Bowdon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowdon Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Bowdon Marital Status by Race

Bowdon Veterans

127

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War38
World War II21
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam14
Korea6
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5447
75+33
55 to 6420
65 to 7414
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White816.93%
Black4210.10%
Asian450.00%

$Bowdon Veterans by Education

8.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowdon Employment Status

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bowdon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.34%

Born in Georgia

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Bowdon residents were born in the United States, with 76.34% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,128130.61%
20192,115130.62%
20182,10290.43%
20172,093130.63%
20162,080241.17%
20152,056120.59%
20142,044-2-0.10%
20132,04690.44%
20122,0370.00%
20112,037-4-0.20%
20102,0410.00%