Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bowmanstown

Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Comparative Profile of Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Bowmanstown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Senior Citizens 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 6
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Housing Recently Built 2 6

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bowmanstown

Bowmanstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Carbon
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 18030
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.799
Longitude -75.662

Bowmanstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bowmanstown

Bowmanstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 895 100%
Male 430 48%
Female 465 52%
Under 18 179 20%
18+ 716 80%
65+ 152 17%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.77
White 890 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Bowmanstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 898
Growth 3
Growth % 0.3%

Bowmanstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.4%
Pennsylvania German 15.1%
US/American 8.4%
Dutch 7.6%
Irish 5.4%
English 3.8%
Italian 3.7%
Polish 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Slovak 2%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
Welsh 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Czech 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.4%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bowmanstown

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bowmanstown 895 $39,018
Lehighton 5,537 $35,673
Palmerton 5,248 $36,967
Parryville 478 $37,917
Slatington 4,434 $43,542
Walnutport 2,043 $44,844
Weissport 434 $37,188
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bowmanstown

Featured Colleges in the Bowmanstown Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation, Master of Public Administration and Policy, Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master

You’ve expressed interest in Blue Cliff College before, now we have online programs to better fit your busy lifestyle. Enroll now!

  • Programs: Health Information/Medical Billing & Coding
  • Degrees: Associate

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Masters of Business Administration - Human Resources Management, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters of Business Administration - Health Care Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in International Business, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Accounting, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Matching School Ads

Bowmanstown Colleges

(List of Pennsylvania Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bowmanstown

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Bowmanstown

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Bowmanstown Government Officials

Are you an official in the Bowmanstown government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104