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The City of Bovina had a population of 1,804 as of July 1, 2017. Bovina ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bovina is located at latitude 34.5157 and longitude -102.8847 in Parmer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bovina (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Parmer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,068 feet.

The City of Bovina (GNIS ID: 2409887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bovina is located within Farwell-Bovina Division of Parmer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bovina population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bovina: Bull Town.

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


Total Population 1,804
Daytime Population: Workers 346
Daytime Population: Residents 1,031
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,377
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,804
Population in Familes 1,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,531
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $41,581
Average Household Income $50,937
Per Capita Income $15,532


Total Housing Units 638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $88,474
Average Home Value $113,712


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.48% -0.98%
Households -0.57% -1.04%
Families -0.58% -1.07%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Bovina, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bovina to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 759 57th
Population Density # 423 76th
Diversity Index # 624 64th
Median Household Income # 1103 37th
Per Capita Income # 1448 17th

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