Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania Population 2024

897

Bowmanstown is a city located in Carbon County and Monroe County Pennsylvania. Bowmanstown has a 2024 population of 897. Bowmanstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 889 in 2020.

The average household income in Bowmanstown is $70,220 with a poverty rate of 8.16%. The median age in Bowmanstown is 37.9 years: 40.1 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Bowmanstown Demographics

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

  • White: 95.7%
  • Two or more races: 2.19%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,166.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.9% (8)
The current population of Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania is 897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 889.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,09195.7%
Two or more races252.19%
Black or African American232.02%
Asian10.09%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bowmanstown Population by Race

Bowmanstown Population Pyramid 2024

Bowmanstown Median Age

37.9

Total

40.1

Male

36.3

Female

Bowmanstown Adults

There are 967 adults, (139 of whom are seniors) in Bowmanstown.

Bowmanstown Age Dependency

37.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowmanstown Sex Ratio

Female66458.25%
Male47641.75%

Bowmanstown Population by Age

Bowmanstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4772.3953.746.3
Non Family2411.3745.254.8
Married1613.6875.224.8
Female532.7524.575.5
Male223.2359.140.9

3.29

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bowmanstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade11814.08%
Associates Degree698.23%
Bachelors Degree15918.97%
Graduate Degree526.21%
High School Graduate29735.44%
Less Than 9th Grade273.22%
Some College11613.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bowmanstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowmanstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White758637192
Hispanic49260
Black232315
2+ Races984

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 65.22%.

Bowmanstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,080$48,984$49,136
Graduate Degree$90,750$0$90,750
High School Graduate$29,234$40,313$28,625
Less Than 9th Grade$20,833$0$0
Overall$45,795$43,250$47,688
Some College$43,281$0$37,000

$45,795

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$47,688

Average Female

Bowmanstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowmanstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bowmanstown Language

93.07% of Bowmanstown residents speak only English, while 6.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.93% of the population.

Bowmanstown Language

Bowmanstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,016929.06%
Asian11100%

8.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.99%

Male Poverty Rate

11.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowmanstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowmanstown is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowmanstown is White, with 9.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.83%.

Bowmanstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College11.89%
High School11.78%
Less Than 9th Grade9.66%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bowmanstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.24%
Male Unemployed12.82%
Female Employed3.73%
Male Employed1.13%

Bowmanstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowmanstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,818$83,287
Households$51,544$70,220
Married Families$73,542$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,125$54,345

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bowmanstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowmanstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bowmanstown Marriage

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

Bowmanstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bowmanstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam20
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War5
Korea3
World War II2

Bowmanstown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+17
65 to 7416
35 to 5411
55 to 642
18 to 340

Bowmanstown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White464.95%

Bowmanstown Veterans by Race

Bowmanstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowmanstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bowmanstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bowmanstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bowmanstown 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

85.88%

Born in Bowmanstown

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

4.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.53% of Bowmanstown residents were born in the United States, with 85.88% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bowmanstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202990720.22%
202890520.22%
202790320.22%
202690120.22%
202589920.22%
202489720.22%
2023895-4-0.44%
2022899-3-0.33%
2021902131.46%
202088960.68%
2019883-2-0.23%
201888530.34%
201788240.46%
2016878-6-0.68%
2015884-8-0.9%
2014892-5-0.56%
2013897-7-0.77%
2012904-3-0.33%
2011907-1-0.11%
201090800%

Bowmanstown Population by Year