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People

Total Population 5,172
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,175
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $31,170
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,314

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,937
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $779
Median House Value $91,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.7%
US/American 0%
English 12.7%
Irish 11.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bowie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SE of Wichita Falls, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Montague
Standard Zip Codes 76230
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.558
Longitude -97.848

Bowie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOWIE
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Station HENRIETTA
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station GAINESVILLE
Distance 40.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bowie, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fruitland (76230)

Newport (76230)

Stoneburg (76230)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alvord 1,554 $55,865
Bellevue 307 $45,833
Chico 1,217 $57,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bowie Public Libraries

Library
Bowie Public Library
301 W WALNUT ST
Bowie, Texas
(940) 872-2681

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Bowie Hospitals

BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
705 EAST GREENWOOD AV
(940) 872-1126
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bowie High Schools

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BOWIE H S
800 N MILL ST
940-872-1154
Serves 516 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

GOLD BURG H S
468 PRATER RD
940-872-3562
A Title I School.
Serves 68 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.9

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