Bowie County TX Information


Bowie County Subdivisions

Bowie County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 95,570
Daytime Population: Workers 45,263
Daytime Population: Residents 53,219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 98,482
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 89,714
Population in Familes 74,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,856
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $47,511
Average Household Income $66,362
Per Capita Income $25,752


Total Housing Units 40,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,718 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,179 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,213 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $122,279
Average Home Value $166,628


Total Households 35,897
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 24,308
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 0.44% 0.41%
Households 0.48% 0.4%
Families 0.4% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


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, 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 # 40 85th
Population Density # 44 83rd
Diversity Index # 151 41st
Median Household Income # 133 48th
Per Capita Income # 109 57th

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