Bowdon is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,072 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bowdon is the 254th largest community in Georgia.
Bowdon is a blue-collar town, with 46.38% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Bowdon is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowdon who work in office and administrative support (11.64%), sales jobs (10.06%), and maintenance occupations (6.92%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bowdon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bowdon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Bowdon is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Bowdon, just 7.38% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bowdon in 2010 was $14,630, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $58,520 for a family of four. Bowdon also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.26% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Bowdon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bowdon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bowdon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bowdon include English, German, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bowdon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.