Bowman, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bowman, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Bowman had a population of 1,824 as of July 1, 2015. Bowman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowman is located at latitude 46.184 and longitude -103.3994 in Bowman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bowman (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bowman County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,966 feet.

The City of Bowman (GNIS ID: 1035939) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bowman: Eden, Lowden, Twin Buttes.

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Bowman, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,824
Population in Households 1,783
Population in Familes 1,356
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,192
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 873
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 501
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 612 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $122,588
Average Home Value $150,653
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,230
Average Household Income $80,895
Per Capita Income $38,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.93% 2.45%
Households 2.68% 2.59%
Families 3.32% 2.4%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Bowman, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowman to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 93rd
Population Density1 # 56 86th
Diversity Index2 # 160 61st
Median Household Income # 213 47th
Per Capita Income # 49 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.