Bowie County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:92,035More data
Estimate 2021:92,291 
Census 2020:92,903More 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 - 2022 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:1,485More data
Hooks city:2,494More data
Leary city:446More data
Maud city:973More data
Nash city:4,166More data
New Boston city:4,550More data
Red Lick city:931More data
Redwater city:847More data
Texarkana city:35,778More data
Wake Village city:5,841More data
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
2020:104.98More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:64.58More data
Percent Rural:35.42More data
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
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$47,792More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$4,424,586,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$52,934More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.9% 
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 - 2022:4.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:7.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.0 
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 2022:$9,447,848More data
CY 2021:$8,756,952 
CY 2020:$7,441,627 
CY 2019:$7,004,659 
CY 2018:$6,913,925 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:46.785More data
US Highways:125.743More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:45.176More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:239.838More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:37.017More data
On-System Subtotal:494.559More data
City Streets:415.568More data
Certified County Roads:752.511More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:28.147More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,196.226More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,690.785More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:187.980More data
US Highways:328.908More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:118.936More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:501.626More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:74.225More data
On-System Subtotal:1,211.675More data
City Streets:860.645More data
Certified County Roads:1,505.022More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:56.294More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,421.961More data
County Total:3,633.636More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
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.