Bowie, Texas Population 2021

5,222
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Bowie is a city located in Montague County Texas. With a 2020 population of 5,222, it is the 356th largest city in Texas and the 4656th largest city in the United States . Bowie is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,218 in 2010. Bowie reached it's highest population of 5,610 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Bowie has a population density of 946 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bowie is $52,036 with a poverty rate of 22.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $84,300. The median age in Bowie is 42.3 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Bowie Demographics

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

  • White: 99.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Bowie, Texas is 5,222 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,060.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,218.

Bowie, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,00699.13%
Black or African American440.87%
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Bowie Population by Race

Bowie Population Pyramid $2021

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Bowie Median Age

42.3


Total

38.5


Male

43.9


Female

Bowie Adults

There are 3,912 adults, (1,055 of whom are seniors) in Bowie.

Bowie Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowie Sex Ratio

Female

2,538

50.26%

Male

2,512

49.74%

Bowie Population by Age

Bowie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bowie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.4%31.6%
Female64.9%35.1%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Male38.5%61.5%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bowie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0192.4256.5
Married9423.2168.4
Non Family8611.2843.3
Female1513.0764.9
Male654.4838.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Bowie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade822.42%
9th to 12th Grade2938.63%
High School Graduate1,39341.03%
Some College61618.14%
Associates Degree46013.55%
Bachelors Degree37511.05%
Graduate Degree1765.18%
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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
White3,1732,805429
Hispanic178171122
Black4444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 68.54%.

Bowie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,724$42,083$28,641
Less Than 9th Grade$31,392$30,682$
High School Graduate$32,133$47,250$28,207
Some College$30,357$55,625$
Bachelors Degree$39,283$38,494$72,601
Graduate Degree$67,895$67,895$

$34,724

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$28,641

Average Female

Bowie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowie Language by Age

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Bowie Language

93.13% of Bowie residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.73% of the population.

Bowie Language

Bowie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,47189520.02%
Hispanic36514038.36%
Black4444100.00%

22.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.19%

Male Poverty Rate

22.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowie

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowie is White, with 20.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.66%.

Bowie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.99%
Some College29.97%
High School7.40%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bowie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed85.94%
Female Employed26.81%
Female Unemployed21.67%
Male Employed16.75%

Bowie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,720$52,036
Families$52,059$63,227
Married Families$61,563-
Non Families$37,250$34,682
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Income by Household Type

Bowie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 45-54.

Bowie Marital Status by Race

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Bowie Marital Status

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236

Number of Veterans

223

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam115
First Gulf War32
World War II16
Second Gulf War14
Korea7

Bowie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
65 to 7489
55 to 6416
35 to 5416
18 to 3414

Bowie Veterans by Age

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Bowie Veterans by Race

Bowie Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowie Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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80.91%

Born in Bowie

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Bowie residents were born in the United States, with 80.91% having been born in Texas. 0.59% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,222541.04%
20205,168541.06%
20195,114541.07%
20185,060440.88%
20175,016-26-0.52%
20165,042-17-0.34%
20155,0590.00%
20145,059-8-0.16%
20135,067-34-0.67%
20125,101-123-2.35%
20115,22470.13%
20105,217-2-0.00%
20005,2192290.45%
19904,990-620-1.16%
19805,6104250.79%
19705,1856191.28%
19604,566220.05%
19504,5441,0742.73%
19403,4703391.03%
19303,131-48-0.15%
19203,1793051.01%
19102,8742741.01%
19002,6000.00%

Bowie Population by Year