Bowie Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bowie, MD

General Bowie Information

State: Maryland

County: Prince Georges County

Close cities: Davidsonville, MD, Lanham-Seabrook, MD, Woodmore, MD, Goddard, MD, Mitchellville, MD, Kettering, MD, Springdale, MD, Crofton, MD, Lake Arbor, MD, Glenn Dale, MD, Gambrills, MD

Bowie Population (census data)
Total 53,193 (+6.7% since 2000)
Male 25,410 (47.8%)
Female 27,783 (52.2%)

Population Density: 3,304 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 117.7 (US Avg is 100)

Bowie Elevation: 152 feet above sea level

Land Area: 16.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $95,000

Zip Codes: 20718, 20717, 20721, 20719, 20716, 20720, and 20715.

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Bowie Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.1%)
  • Black (30.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (14.7%)
  • Irish (14.4%)
  • English (9.5%)
  • Italian (6.4%)
  • United States (4.5%)
  • Polish (3.3%)
Foriegn Born: 3,676 people (6.9%)
  • Asia (38.9%)
  • Latin America (29.2%)
  • Europe (20.8%)
  • Africa (11.1%)

Local Bowie Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens
NBA Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals
NCAA Sports: University of Maryland, US Naval Academy

Bowie School Information

High Schools
Bowie High (15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Benjamin Tasker Middle School (4901 Collington Road, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Samuel Ogle Middle (4111 Chelmont Lane, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Heather Hills Elementary (12605 Heming Lane, Bowie, MD, 20716 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
High Bridge Elementary (7011 High Bridge Road, Bowie, MD, 20720 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Kenilworth Elementary (12520 Kembridge Drive, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Pointer Ridge Elementary (1110 Parkington Lane, Bowie, MD, 20716 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Rockledge Elementary (7701 Laurel Bowie Road, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Tulip Grove Elementary (2909 Trainor Lane, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Whitehall Elementary (3901 Woodhaven Lane, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Yorktown Elementary (7301 Racetrack Road, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Chapel Forge Early Childhood Center (12711 Milan Way, Bowie, MD, 20715 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Tall Oaks Vocational (2112 Church Road, Bowie, MD, 20721 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)

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