Bowie, TX


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Bowie is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,126 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bowie is the 350th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bowie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bowie is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowie who work in office and administrative support (13.60%), sales jobs (13.60%), and management occupations (11.03%).

Bowie 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 terms of college education, the citizens of Bowie rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.08% of adults 25 and older in Bowie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Bowie in 2010 was $22,103, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,412 for a family of four. However, Bowie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bowie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bowie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bowie also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bowie include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Bowie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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