Bowie County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:92,581More data
Census 2020:92,893More data
Census 2010:92,565More data
Census 2000:89,306More data
Population of the County Seat (New Boston)
Census 2020:4,612 
Census 2010:4,550 
Census 2000:4,808 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BOWIE COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
De Kalb city:1,511More data
Hooks city:2,514More data
Leary city:439More data
Maud city:975More data
Nash city:3,831More data
New Boston city:4,579More data
Red Lick city:937More data
Redwater city:851More data
Texarkana city:36,017More data
Wake Village city:5,897More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:884.9More data
Water Area:38.0More data
Total Area:922.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:104.97More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:64.58More data
Percent Rural:35.42More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:8.4%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:68.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:25.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:25.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.7%More data
65 and Older:17.1%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:38.3More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$44,151More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$4,127,249,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$50,326More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:21.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$45,629More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$43,760 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$41,088 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$40,397 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$39,887 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:7.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.424322More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,330,196,252More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$5,714,472,189More data
Total Actual Levy:$24,247,763More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$8,756,952More data
CY 2020:$7,441,627 
CY 2019:$7,004,659 
CY 2018:$6,913,925 
CY 2017:$6,575,321 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN BOWIE COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:46.727More data
US Highways:125.743More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:45.189More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:239.838More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:35.732More data
On-System Subtotal:493.229More data
City Streets:412.900More data
Certified County Roads:741.508More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:28.147More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,182.555More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,675.784More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:187.278More data
US Highways:328.908More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:118.962More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:501.626More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:76.959More data
On-System Subtotal:1,213.733More data
City Streets:855.309More data
Certified County Roads:1,483.016More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:56.294More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,394.619More data
County Total:3,608.352More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bowie County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bowie County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bowie County»

Special Districts in Bowie County.
School Districts in Bowie County.
History of City Tax Rates in Bowie County.

Airports in Bowie County.
Hospitals in Bowie County.
Prisons in Bowie County.