Bowdon, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 2,099 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 
Males: 887  (42.3%)
Females: 1,212  (57.7%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30108.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,417 (it was $27,875 in 2000)
Bowdon:

$31,417
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,767 (it was $14,968 in 2000)

Bowdon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,377 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Bowdon:

$100,377
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,449; detached houses: $114,220; mobile homes: $55,177

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bowdon: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.6%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bowdon, GA (2017)
    • 1,35461.1%White alone
    • 63328.6%Black alone
    • 1396.3%Two or more races
    • 261.2%Hispanic
    • 231.0%Other race alone
    • 190.9%American Indian alone
    • 170.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone

Races in Bowdon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Bowdon, Georgia as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bowdon is 80 to 1.


Crime rates in Bowdon by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
1
(47.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
23
(1,145)
22
(1,064)
8
(385.7)
16
(783.5)
6
(288.7)
2
(95.0)
7
(332.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(641.7)
14
(703.2)
9
(435.6)
18
(896.4)
11
(532.2)
14
(675.0)
13
(636.6)
12
(577.5)
13
(617.3)
7
(332.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(4,097)
76
(3,817)
47
(2,275)
44
(2,191)
50
(2,419)
60
(2,893)
58
(2,840)
50
(2,406)
47
(2,232)
37
(1,756)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(49.4)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(149.4)
2
(96.8)
2
(96.4)
2
(97.9)
3
(144.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(189.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)212.7205.9121.5391.4354.6300.9322.7206.0203.7189.4

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City-data.com crime index in Bowdon, GA

Crime rate in Bowdon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.80
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (37.4%), Irish (6.0%), English (5.8%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1096 feet

Land area: 3.40 square miles.

Population density: 618 people per square mile   (low).

Bowdon, Georgia map

112 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

This city:

5.7%
Georgia:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,081 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $586 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (50.1 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (51.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (589.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ranburne, AL (2.3 miles ),
Graham, AL (2.6 miles ),
Mount Zion, GA (2.8 miles ),
Roopville, GA (3.0 miles),
Ephesus, GA (3.0 miles ),
Carrollton, GA (3.3 miles ),
Waco, GA (3.4 miles ),
Bremen, GA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.54 N, Longitude: 85.26 W

Area codes: 770, 678

Distribution of median household income in Bowdon, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bowdon, GA in 2017
Bowdon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $39,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $49,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $332,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Bowdon, GA residents
Average permit cost in Bowdon, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Bowdon, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Apparel (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Apparel (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Apparel (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Bowdon, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Bowdon, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bowdon-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/26/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Bowdon city center injured one person and caused $8 million in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowdon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from Bowdon center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from Bowdon center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Bowdon center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from Bowdon center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 149.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bowdon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bowdon:

  • BOWDON AREA HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 501 MITCHELL AVE, PO BOX 76)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bowdon:

  • BAGWELL NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON MANOR, INCORPORATED (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CARROL COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • HOSPICE CARE-A PART OF TANNER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowdon:

  • University of West Georgia (about 10 miles; Carrollton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 10,358)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 12 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 34 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 36 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 44 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 48 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 49 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)

Public high schools in Bowdon:

  • BOWDON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 457, Location: 504 W COLLEGE ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • KIDSPEACE (Students: 57, Location: 101 KIDSPEACE DR, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bowdon:

  • BOWDON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 676, Location: 223 KENT AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • BOWDON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 129 N JONESVILLE RD, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Bowdon

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • New to Bowdon-Moms with a Mission Consignment and Outreach. We offer free Clothing and Household Closet for the needy.As well as Pregnancy Crisis information and free counseling to families in need. And coming soon-- Free food closet for the needy in Bowdon. Come see us were at 625 Wedowee Street.(619 Tyus Rd.) In the Texaco station building.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bowdon: Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 6 (A), Bowdon City Hall (B), Warren P Sewell Memorial Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bowdon include: Bowdon Baptist Church (A), First Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bowdon Baptist Cemetery (1), Bowdon City Cemetery (2), First Methodist Cemetery (3), Town Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ray Beck - Football player.

Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bowdon and their reported violations in the past:

BOWDON (Population served: 6,045, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-30-2010 to SEP-23-2010), St BCA signed (OCT-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2010), St BCA signed (OCT-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In NOV-30-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2011)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-25-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Bowdon (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Bowdon Branch at 102 West College Street, branch established on 1926/09/20. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Bowdon Branch at 205 East College Street, branch established on 1988/09/12. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Bowdon Branch at 120 North Carroll Street, branch established on 1978/02/13. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Bowdon Branch at 207 West College Street, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bowdon:

Marital status in Bowdon, GA
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bowdon:

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bowdon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bowdon, GA (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,730116
Mainline Protestant7,79228
Catholic4,4621
Black Protestant8676
Other8263
None56,850-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Carroll County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carroll County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Carroll County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Here:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Carroll County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bowdon:

41.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Bowdon:

29.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bowdon:

12.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Bowdon:

34.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Bowdon:

51.6%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bowdon:

77.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bowdon, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 8$24,119$36,1790$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,740$38,6102$3,011
Financial Administration 4$14,265$42,7950$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,455$34,3650$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,655$34,6200$0
Police - Other 3$6,441$25,7642$1,955
Local Libraries 2$5,110$30,6602$1,853
Sewerage 1$4,069$48,8280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$620
Totals for Government 33$99,854$36,31111$7,439

Bowdon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $141,000 ($67.17)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($64.32)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $678,000 ($323.01)
    Police Protection: $642,000 ($305.86)
    Sewerage: $510,000 ($242.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $456,000 ($217.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($114.82)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($68.13)
    Libraries: $138,000 ($65.75)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($43.83)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($30.49)
    Public Welfare - Other: $34,000 ($16.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($10.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.91)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $63,000 ($30.01)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.43)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,310,000 ($624.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($45.26)

Bowdon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $795,000 ($378.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $355,000 ($169.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($72.42)
    Other: $8,000 ($3.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000 ($85.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $541,000 ($257.74)
    General Local Government Support: $424,000 ($202.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($21.44)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($14.29)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($6.19)
    Royalties: $13,000 ($6.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $829,000 ($394.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($10.96)
    Highways: $22,000 ($10.48)
  • Tax - Property: $438,000 ($208.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $192,000 ($91.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $49,000 ($23.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $48,000 ($22.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $13,000 ($6.19)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.48)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.48)

Bowdon government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,527,000 ($1203.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,313,000 ($1101.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $214,000 ($101.95)

Bowdon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,000 ($128.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,099,000 ($523.58)

7.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Douglas County, GA  1.49% ($45,244 average AGI)
from Paulding County, GA  0.69% ($46,973)
from Haralson County, GA  0.68% ($38,687)


7.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,669 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, GA  1.06% ($41,204 average AGI)
to Haralson County, GA  0.80% ($37,911)
to Paulding County, GA  0.55% ($39,510)
Businesses in Bowdon, GA
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H&R Block1U-Haul1
Rite Aid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowdon:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGMI (1440 AM; 3 kW; BREMEN, GA; Owner: GARNER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowdon:

  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bowdon:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • W49AD (Channel 49; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • Bowdon, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count17700
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents27842
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4703
  • Fatalities19645
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents45831
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2504
See more detailed statistics of Bowdon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.8mTotal length
  • $16,372,000Total costs
  • 42,964Total average daily traffic
  • 578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,546Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bowdon, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bowdon, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bowdon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.538167 Lon: -85.254389), Call Sign: KNIZ713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 155.130 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/19/2024, Registrant: Metropolitan Communicaitons, 103 Commercial Avenue, Carrollton, GA 30117, Phone: (770) 834-7704, Email:
  • Mitchell St (Lat: 33.536222 Lon: -85.256889), Call Sign: KIG683, Licensee ID: L00018908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/1997, Expiration Date: 03/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002, Registrant: Bowdon Hospital, Mitchell St, Bowdon, GA 30108, Phone: (404) 258-7207
  • BLACKJACK MTN, Blackjack Mountain Road (Lat: 33.443694 Lon: -85.265417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WNZM890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.237 MHz, 856.437 MHz, 856.762 MHz, 856.937 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.437 MHz, 857.762 MHz, 857.937 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/27/2022, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services, Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • Lat: 33.546861 Lon: -85.246722, Call Sign: WRAQ919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.262 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2018, Expiration Date: 02/02/2028, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063-5093, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:
  • Lat: 33.546861 Lon: -85.246722, Call Sign: WRDG463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.262 MHz, 457.262 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/23/2029, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063-5093, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BOWDON, 167 Craven Rd (Lat: 33.557306 Lon: -85.220222), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPNM641,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6870.42 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/1998, Expiration Date: 04/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2003, Certifier: J. Vann Vogel, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place Mc: Ga3b1reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4277, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • BOWDON, 167 Craven Road (Lat: 33.557222 Lon: -85.220278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103 m, Call Sign: WQZE279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 04/19/2017, Expiration Date: 04/19/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowdon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33727 , Serial Number: 28-7515358, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Chuck Earl Cohran, 433 N Highway 100, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3842V , Serial Number: 17262158, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Salter Aviation LLC, 307 W College St, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER KA 6 CR-PE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4676S , Serial Number: 6288, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Henderson, 132 N Johnson St, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5597E , Serial Number: 17271898, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Ctj Flyers LLC, Po Box 741, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5742A , Serial Number: 28342, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/14/2006
    Registrant (Individual): David L Hyatt, Po Box 785, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 65 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8773F , Serial Number: 0097, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Sera/Southeast Regional Aviation Inc, Attn: J N Parhamd / 746 W College St, Bowdon, GA 30108

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of reported fires - 92 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bowdon, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.5%), and Structure Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bowdon, GA
    • 62155.5%Outside Fires
    • 35531.7%Structure Fires
    • 14012.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bowdon, GA
Most common first names in Bowdon, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7272.7 years
William5573.4 years
John4975.2 years
Mary4179.8 years
Robert4175.9 years
George2373.0 years
Willie2375.3 years
Roy1972.2 years
Thomas1869.9 years
Annie1875.2 years
Most common last names in Bowdon, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6173.2 years
Johnson4674.2 years
Robinson4178.8 years
Jackson3078.9 years
Williams2972.4 years
Yates2373.0 years
Lovvorn2279.0 years
Wilson2277.3 years
Wiggins1867.6 years
Warren1773.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bowdon, GA
  • 44.3%Utility gas
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bowdon, GA
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bowdon compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Bowdon on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #40 (30108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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