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As of 2010, the total population of Bowie is 5,218, which is 0.02% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 20.59% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Bowie population density is 941.51 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 93.62 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bowie is white, which represent 91.89% of the total population. The average Bowie education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 5,218. #371

Population Growth Since 2000, #918

Bowie, TX

Population Density, #710

Bowie, TX
941.51 per square mile
93.62 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,795 (91.89%, #489)
Black:11 (0.21%, #1355)
Hispanic:604 (11.58%, #1267)
Asian:34 (0.65%, #520)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):56 (1.07%, #332)
One Race, Other:216 (4.14%, see rank)
Two or More Races:106 (2.03%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:576 (95.36%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1 (0.17%, see rank)
Cuban:4 (0.66%, see rank)
Central American:2 (0.33%, see rank)
South American:2 (0.33%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

3,852 (73.29%) out of the total population of 5,256 reported first ancestry.

 Bowie, TX% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.39%0.53%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.83%0.50%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.20%0.45%
Dutch2755.23%, see rank0.89%1.51%
English4197.97%, see rank6.82%8.53%
French1613.06%, see rank2.52%3.54%
German77014.65%, see rank10.61%15.79%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.15%0.48%
Irish66112.58%, see rank7.50%11.36%
Italian90.17%, see rank1.91%5.66%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.51%1.46%
Polish1041.98%, see rank1.10%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.32%0.97%
Scotch-Irish1232.34%, see rank1.11%1.07%
Scottish661.26%, see rank1.48%1.81%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.94%0.93%
Swedish130.25%, see rank0.61%1.34%
Swiss1973.75%, see rank0.13%0.31%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American54110.29%, see rank5.60%6.72%
Welsh140.27%, see rank0.39%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,421 (46.40%, see rank)
Females: 2,797 (53.60%, see rank)

Bowie, TX
Male: 46.40%
Female: 53.60%
Male: 49.60%
Female: 50.40%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bowie, TX
38.90 years old
33.60 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bowie, TX
37.00 years old
32.60 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bowie, TX
40.80 years old
34.60 years old
38.50 years old

 Bowie, TX% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Under 5 years4238.11%, see rank7.67%6.54%
5 to 9 years3566.82%, see rank7.67%6.59%
10 to 14 years3146.02%, see rank7.48%6.70%
15 to 19 years3105.94%, see rank7.49%7.14%
20 to 24 years3566.82%, see rank7.23%6.99%
25 to 34 years61911.86%, see rank14.37%13.30%
35 to 44 years61211.73%, see rank13.75%13.30%
45 to 54 years63112.09%, see rank13.66%14.58%
55 to 64 years57811.08%, see rank10.33%11.82%
65 to 74 years4508.62%, see rank5.85%7.03%
75 to 84 3717.11%, see rank3.28%4.23%
85 years and over1983.79%, see rank1.21%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bowie, TXTexasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,378, 100%15,765,048204,336,017
Less Than High School705, 20.87%, see rank19.23%14.28%
High School Graduate941, 27.86%, see rank25.29%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree1,195, 35.38%, see rank29.23%28.99%
Bachelor Degree349, 10.33%, see rank17.51%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree188, 5.57%, see rank8.75%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.68, see rank13.1313.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bowie, TX TexasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten16463.41%36.59%76.02%23.98%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)69692.10%, see rank7.90%, see rank93.65%6.35%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)33073.64%, see rank26.36%, see rank93.96%6.04%90.52%9.48%
College17187.13%, see rank12.87%, see rank84.76%15.24%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School45100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank72.09%27.91%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bowie, TXTexasU.S.
Total Households2,090, 100%8,922,933116,716,292
Average Household Size2.43, see rank2.752.58
1 Person Households622, 29.76%, see rank24.24%26.74%
2 or More Person Households1,468, 70.24%, see rank75.76%73.26%
Family Households (Families)1,392, 66.60%, see rank69.90%66.43%
Average Family Size2.99, see rank3.313.14
Married-Couple Family1,012, 48.42%, see rank50.60%48.42%
Nonfamily Households698, 33.40%, see rank30.10%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bowie, TX%TexasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,087see rank19,482,321248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over1,754100%, see rank9,585,646120,789,875
Never Married40823.26%, see rank34.16%35.08%
Married1,13264.54%, see rank54.33%52.93%
Widowed784.45%, see rank2.20%2.53%
Divorced1367.75%, see rank9.31%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,333100%, see rank9,896,675127,252,362
Never Married47020.15%, see rank27.56%28.74%
Married1,12848.35%, see rank52.06%49.95%
Widowed40717.45%, see rank8.21%9.34%
Divorced32814.06%, see rank12.17%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bowie, TX%TexasU.S.
Native5,13597.70%, see rank83.74%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence4,33882.53%, see rank60.49%58.71%
Born in Different State78614.95%, see rank22.03%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
110.21%, see rank1.22%1.38%
Foreign Born1212.30%, see rank16.26%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship420.80%, see rank5.33%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship791.50%, see rank10.93%7.16%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.71%1.56%
Born In Asia10.02%, see rank3.04%3.67%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.53%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1202.28%, see rank11.77%6.79%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bowie, TX%TexasU.S.
English1,84486.49%, see rank65.67%79.64%
Spanish25612.01%, see rank28.18%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages160.75%, see rank2.68%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank2.73%3.24%
Other160.75%, see rank0.73%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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