Location in Elbert County and the state of Georgia
|• Total||2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)|
|• Land||2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||781 ft (238 m)|
|• Density||345.4/sq mi (136.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0331217|
Bowman is located at (34.204231, -83.026989).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 898 people, 377 households, and 243 families residing in the city. The population density was 350.0 people per square mile (134.9/km²). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 160.2 per square mile (61.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.05% White, 24.28% African American, 0.67% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.
There were 377 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,083, and the median income for a family was $33,542. Males had a median income of $30,714 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,584. About 22.0% of families and 24.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.2% of those under age 18 and 28.7% of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.