Bowie, Maryland Population 2022

58,742
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Bowie is a city located in Maryland. Bowie has a 2020 population of 58,742. Bowie is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 5.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,458 in 2010.

The average household income in Bowie is $132,306 with a poverty rate of 2.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,937 per month, and the median house value is $350,000. The median age in Bowie is 42.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Bowie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bowiewas:

  • Black or African American: 56.37%
  • White: 31.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Asian: 3.85%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bowie, Maryland is 58,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 58,742.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,458.

Bowie, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,56531.92%
Black or African American32,78456.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.22%
Asian2,2393.85%
Some Other Race1,6122.77%
Two or More Races2,8324.87%
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Bowie Population by Race

Bowie Population Pyramid 2022

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Bowie Median Age

42.7


Total

39.9


Male

45.5


Female

Bowie Adults

There are 45,673 adults, (8,646 of whom are seniors) in Bowie.

Bowie Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowie Sex Ratio

Female

30,690

52.77%

Male

27,468

47.23%

Bowie Population by Age

Bowie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bowie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All85%15%
Male84.8%15.2%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Female74.7%25.3%

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bowie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,8222.7785
Married11,0773.4192.2
Male7483.1184.8
Female3,1253.474.7
Non Family5,8721.2176.9

3.31

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Bowie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5361.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,2513.01%
High School Graduate8,54720.54%
Some College8,33120.02%
Associates Degree2,6746.43%
Bachelors Degree10,21624.56%
Graduate Degree10,04924.15%
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Bowie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,7071,579931
Black22,89622,03711,895
2+ Races1,3801,333672
White13,52713,1136,279
Hispanic2,3062,020725
Native American1192821
Other Race943785140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.54%.

Bowie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,845$67,245$68,112
Less Than 9th Grade$26,788$43,077$24,609
High School Graduate$46,154$47,206$45,218
Some College$57,137$65,518$52,165
Bachelors Degree$71,304$75,382$69,171
Graduate Degree$95,655$97,390$90,939

$67,845

Average Earnings

$67,245

Average Male

$68,112

Average Female

Bowie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowie Language by Age

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Bowie Language

85.50% of Bowie residents speak only English, while 14.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.72% of the population.

Bowie Language

Bowie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1265644.44%
Asian2,238783.49%
Hispanic4,3291493.44%
Multiple2,832832.93%
White16,7794562.72%
Black32,4578692.68%
Other108NaN%

2.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.92%

Male Poverty Rate

2.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowie is Native, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowie is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.23%.

Bowie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.05%
High School4.61%
Some College3.90%
Bachelors or Greater1.37%

Bowie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.92%
Male Unemployed7.26%
Female Employed1.58%
Female Unemployed6.67%

Bowie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$116,796$137,122
Families$132,600$151,038
Married Families$150,246-
Non Families$90,117$92,831
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Income by Household Type

Bowie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowie Married by Age and Sex

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Bowie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bowie Marital Status by Race

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Bowie Marital Status

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4,515

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,277
First Gulf War1,496
Vietnam1,324
Korea126
World War II84

Bowie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34320
35 to 541,323
55 to 641,137
65 to 74915
75+820

Bowie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,05513.59%
Black2,1318.31%
Asian774.29%
Other Race292.73%
2+ Races22312.49%
Hispanic2188.62%

Bowie Veterans by Race

Bowie Veterans by Education

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1.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowie Veterans by Education

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72.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bowie Employment by Age

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Bowie Employment by Race

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Bowie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.53%

Born in Bowie

86.07%

Native Born

13.93%

Foreign Born

4.29%

Non Citizen

9.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.07% of Bowie residents were born in the United States, with 32.53% having been born in Maryland. 4.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bowie Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19408000.00%
19601,1003001.61%
197035,02833,92841.35%
198033,695-1,333-0.39%
199037,5893,8941.10%
200050,26912,6802.95%
201055,4585,1890.99%
201156,0005420.98%
201256,5745741.03%
201357,1025280.93%
201457,7506481.13%
201558,2254750.82%
201658,4312060.35%
201758,5631320.23%
201858,610470.08%
201958,643330.06%
202058,676330.06%
202158,709330.06%
202258,742330.06%

Bowie Population by Year