Living in Bowie, MD

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Bowie, Maryland Info Snack

Population
58,481
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
3.2%
Median Home
$338,100
Median Income
$113,338
Median Rent
$1,888

Bowie SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Bowie, MD Crime Report

955
Total Crimes
1,616.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.75%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bowie
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 955 1,616.1 2,404.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 59 99.8 454.1 366.7
Murder 1 1.7 9.0 5.0
Robbery 26 44.0 152.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 24 40.6 261.3 250.2
Property Crime 896 1,516.3 1,950.2 2,109.9
Burglary 55 93.1 278.9 340.5
Larceny 759 1,284.4 1,485.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 82 138.8 186.2 219.9

Bowie, MD Cost Of Living

133
Bowie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Bowie Maryland National Average
Overall 133 121 100
Services 122 108 100
Groceries 116 119 100
Health 93 86 100
Housing 172 150 100
Transportation 108 108 100
Utilities 116 108 100

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Rankings for Bowie in Maryland

Map Of Bowie, MD

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Population over time in Bowie

Year Population % Change
2019 58,481 0.2%
2018 58,368 0.1%
2017 58,290 1.1%
2016 57,633 1.3%
2015 56,885 1.0%
2014 56,335 1.3%
2013 55,585 1.0%
2012 55,059 1.0%
2011 54,523 0.4%
2010 54,314 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bowie

White
31.1% (18,182)
African American
52.1% (30,478)
American Indian
0.2% (89)
Asian
5.1% (2,985)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (143)
Two Or More
4.1% (2,380)
Hispanic
7.2% (4,224)
Race Bowie MD USA
White 31.1% 50.9% 60.7%
African American 52.1% 29.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.1% 6.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.2% 10.1% 18.0%

Gender in Bowie

Female
52.7% (30,825)
Male
47.3% (27,656)
Gender Bowie MD USA
Female 52.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bowie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,169)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,754)
High School / GED
20.0% (11,696)
Some College
21.0% (12,281)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,508)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (14,620)
Master's Degree
18.0% (10,526)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,169)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,754)
Education Bowie MD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bowie, Maryland

Less than $10,000
2.3% (132,943)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.0% (57,413)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.2% (130,992)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.8% (219,899)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.2% (363,712)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.7% (745,261)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (734,391)
$100,000 to $149,999
25.4% (1,483,555)
$150,000 to $199,999
16.6% (971,013)
$200,000 or more
17.3% (1,008,917)
Income Bowie MD USA
Less than $10,000 2.3% 4.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.0% 2.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.2% 5.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.8% 6.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.2% 9.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.7% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 13.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 25.4% 19.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 16.6% 10.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 17.3% 12.7% 7.7%

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