Bowie, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,219. Estimated population in 2021: 5,543 (+6.2% change)
Males: 2,357 (45.2%), Females: 2,862 (54.8%)

Montague County

Zip code: 76230

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $29,452
Median house value: $56,500

Races in Bowie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (15.1%), Irish (13.8%), German (10.4%), English (9.0%), Dutch (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Elevation: 1124 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bowie

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowie city

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+2.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Bowie:

  • BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (705 EAST GREENWOOD AV)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bowie:

  • NOCONA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; NOCONA, TX)
  • CLAY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; HENRIETTA, TX)
  • WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 29 miles; DECATUR, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bowie:

  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 53 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 54 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 62 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bowie:

  • BOWIE MUNI (about 7 miles; BOWIE, TX; Abbreviation: 0F2)
  • NOCONA (about 17 miles; NOCONA, TX; Abbreviation: F48)
  • BRIDGEPORT MUNI (about 28 miles; BRIDGEPORT, TX; Abbreviation: 1F9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowie:

  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 50 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 55 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 67 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)

Schools

Public high school in Bowie:

  • BOWIE H S (Students: 516; Location: 800 N MILL ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bowie:

  • BOWIE EL (Students: 554; Location: 405 LOVERS LN; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BOWIE J H (Students: 360; Location: 501 E TARRANT ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BOWIE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 221; Location: 801 E TARRANT ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • GOLD BURG H S (Students: 68; Location: 468 PRATER RD; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • RINGGOLD EL (Students: 34; Location: 468 PRATER RD; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Bowie:

  • BOWIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $131,495; Location: 301 W WALNUT ST; 30,230 books; 243 audio materials; 859 video materials; 51 serial subscriptions)

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