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Population in 2012: 5,177 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 

Males: 2,336  (45.1%)
Females: 2,841  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76230.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,264 (it was $29,452 in 2000)
Bowie:

$37,264
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,688

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,851 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Bowie:

$80,851
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,582; Detached houses: $111,460; Mobile homes: $18,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $727.

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  • White alone - 4,481 (85.9%)
  • Hispanic - 604 (11.6%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bowie: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.3%), Irish (13.1%), United States (10.7%), English (8.3%), Dutch (5.5%), Swiss (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1124 feet

Land area: 3.79 square miles.

Population density: 1,367 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bowie:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowie city:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

121 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Bowie, Texas as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bowie to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,599 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,204 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (45.1 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (64.0 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (80.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sunset, TX (2.9 miles ), Montague, TX (3.2 miles ), Bellevue, TX (3.3 miles ), Montague-Forestburg, TX (3.5 miles) , Alvord, TX (4.0 miles ), Bellevue-Joy, TX (4.1 miles) , Nocona, TX (4.1 miles ), Chico, TX (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,800

Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 97.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,122 (+21.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,300 (62.7%)

Area code: 940

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Crime rates in Bowie by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000145410242
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.071.987.771.518.00.036.475.137.8
Robberies 032362123321
per 100,000 0.055.037.754.1107.935.117.935.953.654.737.518.9
Assaults 425821212118919
per 100,000 74.936.794.1144.436.0210.5214.6197.7142.8164.018.8170.0
Burglaries 778391859047465367504947
per 100,000 1442.81522.71713.11533.71618.7824.6822.8952.41196.2911.2919.7888.0
Thefts 216176258278393290221206227189211212
per 100,000 4047.23228.84856.95016.27068.35087.73952.83701.74052.83444.53960.24005.3
Auto thefts 261417282421251112181113
per 100,000 487.2256.8320.0505.2431.7368.4447.1197.7214.2328.0206.5245.6
Arson 312221101000
per 100,000 56.218.337.736.136.017.517.90.017.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 323.6286.1377.8416.7538.9422.3364.6301.5314.2312.7321.1318.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Texas average:

1.95

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Bowie, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Bowie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 219% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the Bowie city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Bowie center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from Bowie center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montague County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: James Allred - Lawyer and politician, Lil Stoner - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bowie:

  • BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1001 ROCK STREET)
  • BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 705 EAST GREENWOOD AV)
  • ADVANCED REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE OF BOWIE (Nursing Home, 700 W HIGHWAY 287 S)
  • BELLMIRE HOME (Nursing Home, 1101 ROCK ST)
  • BOWIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 905 CENTRAL AVE)

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Local government website: www.cityofbowietx.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowie:

  • North Central Texas College (about 40 miles; Gainesville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,709)
  • Midwestern State University (about 45 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 47 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 7,446)
  • University of North Texas (about 47 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 24,158)
  • Weatherford College (about 57 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • ATI Career Training Center (about 63 miles; North Richland Hills, TX; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 64 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)

Public high schools in Bowie:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bowie:

See full list of schools located in Bowie, School District: BOWIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Bowie:

  • BOWIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $202,041; Location: 301 WALNUT ST; 29,211 books; 973 audio materials; 2,107 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bowie: Bowie Fire Department Emergency Medical Service (A), Bowie Rural Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bowie include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Truth Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church (B), Saint Jerome Catholic Church (C), Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church (D), Hispanic Baptist Mission Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), East Side Baptist Church (G), Central Baptist Church (H), Bowie Baptist Mission Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Mose Johnson Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bowie include: Pelham Park (1), Meyers Park (2), Jackrabbit Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Deuback Skating Rink (1302 North Lamb Street).

Hotel: Budget Inn (1408 E Wise St).

 
Montague County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

AMON G CARTER LAKE WSC (Population served: 585, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for other race residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bowie, TX

131 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
196 people in nursing homes in 2000

Bowie compared to Texas state average:

Bowie, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Bowie (2011 data):

  • Legend Bank, N.A.: at 101 West Tarrant, branch established on 1890/03/01. Info updated 2007/11/26: Bank assets: $586.1 mil, Deposits: $512.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Legend Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: 101 Pecan Branch at 101 Pecan, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • The Jacksboro National Bank: Bowie Branch at 200 West Walnut Street, branch established on 1998/02/27. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $186.0 mil, Deposits: $162.5 mil, headquarters in Jacksboro, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Jacksboro National Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Ozona National Bank: Ozona National Bank at 1301 Highway 59 North, branch established on 2007/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $213.2 mil, Deposits: $189.9 mil, headquarters in Ozona, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Onb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sanger Bank: -Bowie Branch at 1308 Hwy 59 N., branch established on 2004/04/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.1 mil, Deposits: $92.7 mil, headquarters in Sanger, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sanger Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bowie, Texas:

  • Best Western Bowie Inn & Suites, 900 W Us Hwy 287 S, Bowie, TX 76230 , Phone: (940) 872-9595, Fax: (940) 872-9596
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2436 Us Hwy 287 S, Bowie, TX 76230 , Phone: (940) 872-5426
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bowie travel time to work - commute


Bowie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bowie city (based on Montague County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Here63.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents60.5%8.7%6.0%5.2%4.1%
Congregations29.3%10.3%13.8%5.2%1.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Pentecostal Church of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents3.4%2.4%2.1%1.6%5.9%
Congregations10.3%3.4%3.4%5.2%17.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Montague County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Montague County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montague County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Montague County:

26.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$19,964$29,9461$956
Other Government Administration 3$13,275$53,1002$1,543
Judicial and Legal 1$3,188$38,2560$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$40,412$34,6391$697
Police - Other 6$14,488$28,9761$968
Firefighters 14$32,721$28,04718$1,030
Fire - Other 0$0 1$301
Streets and Highways 4$9,204$27,6122$2,708
Airports 1$2,916$34,9920$0
Sewerage 6$15,801$31,6020$0
Parks and Recreation 6$17,440$34,8801$294
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$5,508$33,0480$0
Water Supply 6$14,909$29,8180$0
Electric Power 5$17,858$42,8590$0
Local Libraries 2$4,176$25,0563$2,588
Other and Unallocable 3$7,317$29,2680$0
Totals for Government 81$219,177$32,47130$11,085

Bowie government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000 ($14.68)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($11.20)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($2.12)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,680,000 ($904.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,074,000 ($207.46)
    Police Protection: $942,000 ($181.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $830,000 ($160.32)
    Sewerage: $764,000 ($147.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $503,000 ($97.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $434,000 ($83.83)
    Central Staff Services: $419,000 ($80.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $398,000 ($76.88)
    Regular Highways: $387,000 ($74.75)
    Financial Administration: $346,000 ($66.83)
    Libraries: $164,000 ($31.68)
    Air Transportation: $106,000 ($20.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $84,000 ($16.23)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($14.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $56,000 ($10.82)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($15.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $65,000 ($12.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($12.36)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($9.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($8.89)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($6.76)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($2.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($1.16)
    Electric Utilities: $4,000 ($0.77)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.39)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,459,000 ($668.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $292,000 ($56.40)

Bowie government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $726,000 ($140.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $542,000 ($104.69)
    Air Transportation: $66,000 ($12.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($10.82)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($3.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000 ($3.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $137,000 ($26.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $304,000 ($58.72)
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000 ($3.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $138,000 ($26.66)
    Royalties: $134,000 ($25.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $104,000 ($20.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($1.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($1.16)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,411,000 ($1238.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,889,000 ($364.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $398,000 ($76.88)
    Public Welfare: $12,000 ($2.32)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $693,000 ($133.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $677,000 ($130.77)
    Property: $638,000 ($123.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000 ($6.57)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $24,000 ($4.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.39)

Bowie government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,890,000 ($1910.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,875,000 ($1714.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000 ($196.06)

Bowie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,732,000 ($527.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,331,000 ($257.10)

8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wise County, TX  1.05% ($33,147 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.01% ($43,046)
from Denton County, TX  0.77% ($60,740)


7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wise County, TX  0.95% ($37,967 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.75% ($33,271)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.69% ($31,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowie:

  • KNTX (1410 AM; 1 kW; BOWIE, TX; Owner: HENDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowie:

  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bowie, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Bowie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bowie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bowie, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowie)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bowie)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 180
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Bowie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bowie, TX

Most common first names in Bowie, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11272.5 years
William10175.8 years
Mary9481.1 years
John9378.0 years
Robert6771.5 years
Charles4573.9 years
George3775.5 years
Ruby3680.6 years
Willie3082.7 years
Joe2974.5 years
Most common last names in Bowie, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4078.1 years
Smith3877.2 years
Williams3576.6 years
Johnson3076.2 years
Brown2878.3 years
Moore2776.4 years
Hill2777.1 years
White2674.3 years
Miller2675.2 years
Allen2576.2 years
Businesses in Bowie, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Barry Arthur Hall (3)
  • Kevin T. Pullen (2)
  • Jamie D. Whaley (1)
  • Thomas Brent Tarr (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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