The City of Bowie had a population of 56,594 as of July 1, 2016. Bowie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Bowie is located at latitude 38.9571 and longitude -76.7411 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bowie (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.
The City of Bowie (GNIS ID: 2390567) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bowie: Bowie Station, Huntington City, Huntington Station.
|Population in Households||55,971|
|Population in Familes||47,220|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||623|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||21,242 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||16,780 (79.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,626 (17.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||836 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$330,209|
|Average Home Value||$361,483|
|Median Household Income||$107,598|
|Average Household Income||$124,860|
|Per Capita Income||$45,080|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.31%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
The table below compares Bowie to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 14||97th|
|Population Density1||# 125||76th|
|Diversity Index2||# 72||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 82||84th|
|Per Capita Income||# 84||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.