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.
When you are in Bowdon, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.52% of Bowdon’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bowdon is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowdon who work in office and administrative support (10.39%), sales jobs (8.92%), and food service (8.44%).
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.
The population of Bowdon has a very low overall level of education: only 9.68% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Bowdon in 2010 was $14,578, 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 $58,312 for a family of four. Bowdon also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.08% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Bowdon is an extremely 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, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Bowdon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.