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Bowie County
  • County in Texas

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Bowie County is located in Texas with a population of 92,747. Bowie County is one of the best places to live in Texas. In Bowie County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Bowie County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bowie County are highly rated.

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Population
92,747

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$150,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$900
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    672.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    64.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    172.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    726.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,177
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    272.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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