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Bowie, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $373,161 (it was $157,800 in 2000)
Bowie:

$373,161
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $317,958 - $426,852

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $356,768
Here:

$356,768
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $324,381
Here:

$324,381
State:

$269,747

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $258,629
Here:

$258,629
State:

$264,568

Mobile homes: $406,383
Here:

$406,383
State:

$89,075

Bowie,MD index of house prices

Total population: 57,646 (Urban population: 49,866, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 22,053 (21,321 occupied: 17,766 owner occupied, 3,655 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,370 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $300,387.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,723 (lower quartile is $1,433, upper quartile is $1,980)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,798


Median gross rent in Bowie, MD in 2019: $1,880

Housing units in Bowie with a mortgage: 14,569 (586 second mortgage, 1,162 home equity loan, 164 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,191

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $131,845

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $102,517

Median monthly housing costs: $2,037

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Bowie, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,523
  • Male householders: 9,389 (1,716 living alone), Female householders: 11,931 (3,940 living alone)
  • 10,866 spouses (10,712 opposite-sex spouses), 950 unmarried partners, (914 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 18,552 children (17,494 natural, 411 adopted, 609 stepchildren), 1,415 grandchildren, 952 brothers or sisters, 1,264 parents, 2 foster children, 1,470 other relatives, 1,436 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 385

Size of family households: 6,040 2-persons, 3,481 3-persons, 2,680 4-persons, 1,411 5-persons, 630 6-persons, 370 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,627 1-person, 820 2-persons, 159 3-persons.

8,287 married couples with children.
2,266 single-parent households (361 men, 1,905 women).

82.8% of residents of Bowie speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9,095 (15.5%)
(63.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bowie, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bowie, Maryland
  • 9no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 9022 bedrooms
  • 6,7423 bedrooms
  • 7,8904 bedrooms
  • 2,0515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bowie, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bowie, Maryland
  • 139no bedroom
  • 8451 bedroom
  • 9382 bedrooms
  • 9773 bedrooms
  • 6044 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bowie in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bowie in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 365no vehicle
  • 4,3531 vehicle
  • 7,2172 vehicles
  • 3,9913 vehicles
  • 1,2664 vehicles
  • 5075+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bowie in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bowie in renter-occupied apartments
  • 530no vehicle
  • 1,5301 vehicle
  • 1,0462 vehicles
  • 4113 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bowie, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bowie, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 1513 rooms
  • 6344 rooms
  • 1,9185 rooms
  • 2,6386 rooms
  • 3,5157 rooms
  • 3,4158 rooms
  • 5,4429+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bowie, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bowie, Maryland
  • 1121 room
  • 3782 rooms
  • 5913 rooms
  • 5464 rooms
  • 6175 rooms
  • 4916 rooms
  • 3627 rooms
  • 1618 rooms
  • 2969+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Bowie, MD
  • Bowie, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Bowie, MD in 2019
  • 536Less than $10,000
  • 386$10,000 to $19,999
  • 617$20,000 to $29,999
  • 747$30,000 to $39,999
  • 978$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,005$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,669$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,728$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,175$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,426$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,441$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,669$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Bowie, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Bowie, MD in 2019
  • 85Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 42$100,000 to $124,999
  • 104$125,000 to $149,999
  • 212$150,000 to $174,999
  • 246$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,035$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,391$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8,509$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,714$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,594$500,000 to $749,999
  • 198$750,000 to $999,999
  • 52$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Bowie, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bowie, MD in 2019
  • 23Less than $100
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 7$450 to $499
  • 11$500 to $549
  • 17$650 to $699
  • 18$700 to $749
  • 43$800 to $899
  • 353$1,000 to $1,249
  • 498$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,564$1,500 to $1,999
  • 697$2,000 to $2,499
  • 110$2,500 to $2,999
  • 91$3,000 to $3,499
  • 20$3,500 or more
  • 245No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 45.8%
Number of people working at home: 1,778 (5.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 397
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,398
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,409
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,684
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,329
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,754
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,329
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,214
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,768
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 5,211
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5,190
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,265
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bowie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,329 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,532 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 306 (1.8%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 125 (0.7%)
  • Taxi: 177 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 129 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,778 (10.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.5%Males
  • 1.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bowie, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bowie, Maryland
  • 1,6692010 or later
  • 2,4472000 to 2009
  • 2,1551990 to 1999
  • 1,1231980 to 1989
  • 6861970 to 1979
  • 698Before 1970
Ancestries in Bowie, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 1,520 (4.2%)
  • Irish: 1,462 (4.0%)
  • German: 955 (2.6%)
  • Nigerian: 877 (2.4%)
  • African: 876 (2.4%)
  • Italian: 656 (1.8%)
  • English: 626 (1.7%)
  • Jamaican: 535 (1.5%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 353 (1.0%)
  • European: 353 (1.0%)
  • Ethiopian: 260 (0.7%)
  • Polish: 259 (0.7%)
  • British: 222 (0.6%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 191 (0.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 145 (0.4%)
  • Guyanese: 144 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 113 (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 98 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 92 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 92 (0.3%)
  • Haitian: 86 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 82 (0.2%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 75 (0.2%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 63 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 56 (0.2%)
  • Ghanaian: 51 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 45 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 40 (0.1%)
  • Barbadian: 38 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 38 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 37 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 37 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 37 (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 37 (0.1%)
  • French: 37 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 35 (0.10%)
  • Lithuanian: 34 (0.09%)
  • Greek: 33 (0.09%)
  • Bahamian: 32 (0.09%)
  • Armenian: 31 (0.09%)
  • Iranian: 28 (0.08%)
  • Celtic: 26 (0.07%)
  • Canadian: 26 (0.07%)
  • British West Indian: 24 (0.07%)
  • Welsh: 23 (0.06%)
  • Bermudan: 23 (0.06%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 20 (0.05%)
  • Danish: 19 (0.05%)
  • Cape Verdean: 15 (0.04%)
  • Austrian: 15 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 13 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 10 (0.03%)
  • Palestinian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Romanian: 8 (0.02%)
  • Bulgarian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Czech: 7 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 5 (0.01%)
  • Liberian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Belizean: 5 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Nigeria
Bowie:

11.5% (1,025)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,464)

Philippines
Bowie:

9.3% (823)
Maryland:

4.0% (36,496)

El Salvador
Bowie:

7.7% (687)
Maryland:

12.2% (111,093)

Sierra Leone
Bowie:

6.1% (540)
Maryland:

1.1% (10,362)

Cameroon
Bowie:

6.0% (536)
Maryland:

2.0% (17,941)

Jamaica
Bowie:

5.3% (470)
Maryland:

2.9% (26,187)

India
Bowie:

3.4% (299)
Maryland:

6.8% (62,055)

Mexico
Bowie:

3.1% (273)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,175)

Trinidad and Tobago
Bowie:

2.9% (262)
Maryland:

1.4% (12,916)

Ethiopia
Bowie:

2.9% (255)
Maryland:

2.7% (24,337)

Germany
Bowie:

2.9% (254)
Maryland:

1.3% (11,889)

Pakistan
Bowie:

2.7% (236)
Maryland:

1.7% (15,314)

Africa, n.e.c.
Bowie:

2.6% (235)
Maryland:

0.5% (4,956)

Vietnam
Bowie:

2.4% (215)
Maryland:

2.2% (19,705)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Bowie:

2.3% (202)
Maryland:

4.8% (44,132)

Korea
Bowie:

2.1% (188)
Maryland:

3.7% (34,129)

Guyana
Bowie:

2.1% (187)
Maryland:

0.9% (8,018)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,639
  • Other state: 28,596
  • Northeast: 7,010
  • Midwest: 2,401
  • South: 17,494
  • West: 1,662

90.3% of Bowie residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46.2% lived in Maryland.


Bowie:

90.3%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 208
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 99
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 64
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 233
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,336
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,102
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,790
  • Associate degree: 1,174
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,766
  • Master's degree: 2,847
  • Professional school degree: 563
  • Doctorate degree: 415
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 130
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 27
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 114
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 225
  • 11th grade: 292
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 231
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,308
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,272
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,024
  • Associate degree: 1,658
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,977
  • Master's degree: 4,883
  • Professional school degree: 582
  • Doctorate degree: 581
Educational Attainment for Females
Bowie marital status for males
Bowie marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,608
  • One, attached: 4,144
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 118
  • 5 to 9: 255
  • 10 to 19: 670
  • 20 to 49: 313
  • 50 or more: 1,004

Median worth of mobile homes: $279,951

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Bowie
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bowie, MD
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bowie, MD
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 39.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,204
Here:

21.7%
Maryland:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 560
Here:

18.1%
Maryland:

14.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 420
Here:

15.2%
Maryland:

18.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability