Bowie is located close to the center of Maryland. Bowie is part of Prince Georges County. Bowie has 18.43 square miles of land area and 0.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bowie population is 56,335, which has grown 12.07% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 11.16% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. Bowie median household income is $106,396 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.58% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bowie median house value is $297,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 88.30% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 96.92% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bowie is worse than the state average in quality. The Bowie area code is 301.