Bowie County TX Information


Bowie County Subdivisions

Bowie County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 95,865
Population in Households 90,041
Population in Familes 74,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,824
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 36,096
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 24,425
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 40,240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,745 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,351 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,144 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $109,518
Average Home Value $154,946


Median Household Income $44,857
Average Household Income $62,871
Per Capita Income $24,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.45%
Households 0.65% 0.46%
Families 0.54% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.


Bowie County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowie County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 40 85th
Population Density1 # 43 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 151 41st
Median Household Income # 133 48th
Per Capita Income # 111 57th

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