Bowman, North Dakota Population 2021

1,557
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Bowman is a city located in Bowman County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,557, it is the 31st largest city in North Dakota and the 8576th largest city in the United States . Bowman is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually and its population has decreased by -5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,650 in 2010. Bowman reached it's highest population of 1,734 in 2015. Spanning over 2 miles, Bowman has a population density of 976 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bowman is $74,033 with a poverty rate of 7.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $157,700. The median age in Bowman is 37.3 years, 40.3 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Bowman Demographics

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

  • White: 93.78%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Native American: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Bowman, North Dakota is 1,557 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,620.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,650.

Bowman, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,46393.78%
Some Other Race402.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native372.37%
Two or More Races161.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.19%
Black or African American10.06%
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Bowman Population by Race

Bowman Population Pyramid $2021

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Bowman Median Age

37.3


Total

40.3


Male

37.1


Female

Bowman Adults

There are 1,191 adults, (341 of whom are seniors) in Bowman.

Bowman Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowman Sex Ratio

Female

842

53.97%

Male

718

46.03%

Bowman Population by Age

Bowman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bowman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.5%15.5%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Female44.6%55.4%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bowman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6602.2466.7
Married3283.0884.5
Non Family2721.1949.3
Female562.544.6
Male41.75100

2.93

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Bowman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade626.11%
9th to 12th Grade777.59%
High School Graduate32632.12%
Some College19619.31%
Associates Degree888.67%
Bachelors Degree21721.38%
Graduate Degree494.83%
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Bowman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White944832261
Hispanic3713
Native American29275
2+ Races44
Islander33
Black1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.65%.

Bowman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,029$63,750$29,494
Less Than 9th Grade$70,583$77,639$2,500
High School Graduate$38,750$57,679$27,632
Some College$42,344$63,250$39,583
Bachelors Degree$50,250$61,667$29,911
Graduate Degree$60,938$75,278$59,219

$46,029

Average Earnings

$63,750

Average Male

$29,494

Average Female

Bowman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowman Language by Age

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Bowman Language

91.81% of Bowman residents speak only English, while 8.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Bowman Language

Bowman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,297997.63%
Native37513.51%
Islander33100.00%

7.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.53%

Male Poverty Rate

9.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowman

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowman is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.12%.

Bowman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.51%
High School10.10%
Some College6.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bowman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed2.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bowman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,417$74,033
Families$92,857$101,989
Married Families$96,000-
Non Families$22,778$31,318
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Income by Household Type

Bowman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowman Married by Age and Sex

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Bowman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bowman Marital Status by Race

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Bowman Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War22
World War II11
First Gulf War11
Korea5

Bowman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+46
65 to 7434
55 to 6422
18 to 3416
35 to 549

Bowman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12611.15%
Black1100.00%

Bowman Veterans by Race

Bowman Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowman Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bowman Employment by Age

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Bowman Employment by Race

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Bowman 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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63.01%

Born in Bowman

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Bowman residents were born in the United States, with 63.01% having been born in North Dakota. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bowman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,557-21-1.33%
20201,578-21-1.31%
20191,599-21-1.30%
20181,620-46-2.76%
20171,666-40-2.34%
20161,706-28-1.61%
20151,734191.11%
20141,715331.96%
20131,682-2-0.12%
20121,684372.25%
20111,6470.00%
20101,6470.00%

Bowman Population by Year