Bowie County, Texas Population 2021

Bowie County, Texas's estimated population is 92,359 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bowie County, Texas is the 43rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 92,638 and has seen a growth of -0.30% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202192,359-443-0.48%
202092,802-443-0.48%
201993,245-443-0.47%
201893,6882300.25%
201793,458340.04%
201693,4243740.40%
201593,050-218-0.23%
201493,268-106-0.11%
201393,3743440.37%
201293,0302220.24%
201192,8081700.18%
201092,63810,97313.44%
199081,6656,3648.45%
198075,3017,48811.04%
197067,8137,84213.08%
196059,971-1,995-3.22%
195061,96611,75823.42%
194050,2081,6453.39%
193048,5639,09123.03%
192039,4724,64513.34%
191034,8278,15130.56%
190026,6766,40931.62%
189020,2679,30284.83%
188010,9656,281134.09%
18704,684-368-7.28%
18605,0522,14073.49%
18502,9120.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.48%
County Website
State
Founded
1840
County Seat
2010 Population
92,638
Growth Since 2010
-0.30%
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Bowie County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,58669.17%
Black or African American22,87924.50%
Two or More Races2,6192.80%
Some Other Race1,3831.48%
Asian9831.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native8790.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.05%
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Bowie County, Texas Population by Race

Bowie County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Bowie County, Texas Median Age

38


Total

36.4


Male

40


Female

Bowie County, Texas Adults

There are 71,225 adults, (15,268 of whom are seniors) in Bowie County, Texas.

Bowie County, Texas Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowie County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

46,413

49.71%

Male

46,960

50.29%

Bowie County, Texas Population by Age

Bowie County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bowie County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male43.3%56.7%
Female42.7%57.3%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bowie County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,0762.5763.5
Married15,7913.1980.9
Non Family11,0421.1652.1
Female5,6543.4742.7
Male1,5893.1343.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Bowie County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2443.55%
9th to 12th Grade4,8707.70%
High School Graduate22,00534.79%
Some College16,27425.73%
Associates Degree4,8147.61%
Bachelors Degree8,61413.62%
Graduate Degree4,4277.00%
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Bowie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White42,77739,11610,488
Black14,68112,6291,508
Hispanic3,8852,556197
Other Race98861550
2+ Races786739170
Asian741700425
Native American589568257
Islander2020

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 asian people with a rate of 57.35%.

Bowie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,005$46,278$31,189
Less Than 9th Grade$25,268$27,340$20,071
High School Graduate$33,987$44,321$24,079
Some College$32,851$41,530$29,551
Bachelors Degree$49,110$63,368$38,482
Graduate Degree$58,059$90,970$51,489

$38,005

Average Earnings

$46,278

Average Male

$31,189

Average Female

Bowie County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowie County, Texas Language by Age

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Bowie County, Texas Language

94.40% of Bowie County, Texas residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.34% of the population.

Bowie County, Texas Language

Bowie County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,8186,93333.30%
White57,4576,52411.35%
Hispanic5,63373012.96%
Multiple2,50531412.53%
Other58615826.96%
Native798405.01%
Asian958313.24%
Islander431534.88%

16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.26%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowie County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowie County, Texas is Islander, with 34.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowie County, Texas is Asian, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.26%.

Bowie County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.60%
High School18.04%
Some College11.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%

Bowie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.44%
Male Unemployed39.94%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed5.57%

Bowie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowie County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,164$71,353
Families$62,071$85,335
Married Families$78,143$104,634
Non Families$26,240$40,009
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Income by Household Type

Bowie County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowie County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Bowie County, Texas 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 45-54.

Bowie County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Bowie County, Texas Marital Status

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7,091

Number of Veterans

6,743

Male Veterans

348

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,677
Second Gulf War1,743
First Gulf War1,637
Korea449
World War II125

Bowie County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,984
65 to 741,864
75+1,354
55 to 641,257
18 to 34632

Bowie County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,29910.49%
Black1,5288.98%
Hispanic1863.90%
Native American11617.26%
2+ Races837.93%
Other Race534.45%
Asian121.58%

Bowie County, Texas Veterans by Race

Bowie County, Texas Veterans by Education

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11.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowie County, Texas Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bowie County, Texas Employment by Age

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Bowie County, Texas Employment by Race

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Bowie County, Texas 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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63.68%

Born in Bowie County, Texas

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.15% of Bowie County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 63.68% having been born in Texas. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bowie County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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