Bowman, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Bowman, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Bowman had a population of 1,709 as of July 1, 2018. Bowman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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.

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

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Bowman, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,709
Population in Households 1,654
Population in Familes 1,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 1,054
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $55,925
Average Household Income $76,470
Per Capita Income $35,183


Total Housing Units 916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 528 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 267 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $150,420
Average Home Value $175,758


Total Households 795
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 448
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.43% 0.35%
Households 0.55% 0.32%
Families 0.73% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

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, 2018 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 # 33 92nd
Population Density # 66 84th
Diversity Index # 58 86th
Median Household Income # 276 31st
Per Capita Income # 202 50th

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