Bowman County ND Information


Bowman County Subdivisions

Bowman County ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,480
Daytime Population: Workers 1,831
Daytime Population: Residents 1,703
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,534
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 3,417
Population in Familes 2,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $60,516
Average Household Income $81,478
Per Capita Income $36,444


Total Housing Units 1,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,102 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 445 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $145,588
Average Home Value $177,427


Total Households 1,547
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 956
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.38% 1.53%
Households 1.54% 1.59%
Families 1.26% 1.4%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.11%


Bowman County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowman County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 32 42nd
Population Density # 34 38th
Diversity Index # 18 68th
Median Household Income # 14 75th
Per Capita Income # 10 83rd

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