Bowman, North Dakota

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Bowman, North Dakota
City
Dakota Western Bank, Bowman, North Dakota
Dakota Western Bank, Bowman, North Dakota
Location of Bowman, North Dakota
Location of Bowman, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°10′54″N 103°24′1″W / 46.18167°N 103.40028°W / 46.18167; -103.40028Coordinates: 46°10′54″N 103°24′1″W / 46.18167°N 103.40028°W / 46.18167; -103.40028
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bowman
Founded 1907
Area[1]
 • Total 1.53 sq mi (3.96 km2)
 • Land 1.53 sq mi (3.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,963 ft (903 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,650
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 1,668
 • Density 1,078.4/sq mi (416.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 58623
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-08700
GNIS feature ID 1028099[4]
Highways US 12, US 85
Website bowmannd.com

Bowman is a city and county seat of Bowman County, North Dakota, United States. Its population was 1,650 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

Bowman was founded in 1907.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Bowman is located at 46°10′54″N 103°24′1″W / 46.18167°N 103.40028°W / 46.18167; -103.40028 (46.181791, -103.400211).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.53 square miles (3.96 km2), all land.[1]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bowman has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[7]

Climate data for Bowman, North Dakota (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 28.1
(−2.2)
32.2
(0.1)
41.8
(5.4)
55.1
(12.8)
65.6
(18.7)
75.0
(23.9)
83.8
(28.8)
83.6
(28.7)
72.0
(22.2)
56.3
(13.5)
41.2
(5.1)
29.6
(−1.3)
55.4
(13)
Average low °F (°C) 7.0
(−13.9)
10.4
(−12)
19.1
(−7.2)
29.6
(−1.3)
40.6
(4.8)
50.1
(10.1)
56.2
(13.4)
54.3
(12.4)
42.9
(6.1)
30.6
(−0.8)
18.8
(−7.3)
8.2
(−13.2)
30.7
(−0.7)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.51
(13)
0.48
(12.2)
0.87
(22.1)
1.23
(31.2)
2.47
(62.7)
3.08
(78.2)
2.14
(54.4)
1.09
(27.7)
1.21
(30.7)
1.38
(35.1)
0.59
(15)
0.47
(11.9)
15.51
(394)
Snowfall inches (cm) 9.7
(24.6)
8.3
(21.1)
10.1
(25.7)
7.8
(19.8)
1.9
(4.8)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.5
(1.3)
3.3
(8.4)
7.7
(19.6)
8.1
(20.6)
57.4
(145.8)
Source: NOAA[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 481
1920 767 59.5%
1930 888 15.8%
1940 967 8.9%
1950 1,382 42.9%
1960 1,730 25.2%
1970 1,762 1.8%
1980 2,071 17.5%
1990 1,741 −15.9%
2000 1,600 −8.1%
2010 1,650 3.1%
Est. 2013 1,668 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,650 people, 760 households, and 422 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,078.4 inhabitants per square mile (416.4 /km2). There were 867 housing units at an average density of 566.7 per square mile (218.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.5% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 760 households of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.5% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 48.4 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 26.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,600 people, 702 households, and 419 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,227.8 people per square mile (475.2/km²). There were 799 housing units at an average density of 613.2 per square mile (237.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.12% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 702 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,645, and the median income for a family was $41,131. Males had a median income of $28,824 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,851. About 5.4% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The city is home to Bowman County High School.

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Notable people[edit]

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