For population 25 years and over in Bowie:
For population 15 years and over in Bowie city:
198 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,757 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (45.1 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (60.8 miles , pop. 402,130).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (80.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Sunset, TX (2.9 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 ), St. Jo, TX (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 97.84 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +946 (+17.9%)
Area code: 940
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Bowie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+2.8%).
Work and jobs in Bowie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bowie, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: James Allred - Lawyer and politician, Lil Stoner - Baseball player.
Hospital/medical center in Bowie:
Airports located in Bowie:
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Local government website: www.cityofbowietx.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowie:
Public high schools in Bowie:
See full list of schools located in Bowie, School District: BOWIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Bowie:
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:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.9%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
196 people in nursing homes in 2000
Bowie compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Bowie (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bowie, Texas:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bowie (based on Montague County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bowie government finances in 2006(per resident):
8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,293 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,924 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bowie, TX
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.