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Bowmansville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Bowmansville Census Designated Place had a population of 2,176 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bowmansville is located at latitude 40.2027 and longitude -76.0197 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Bowmansville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Bowmansville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584441) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bowmansville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Brecknock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowmansville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bowmansville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,176
Population in Households 2,176
Population in Familes 1,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,184
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 758
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 624
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 619 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $258,861
Average Home Value $313,997


Median Household Income $65,850
Average Household Income $82,006
Per Capita Income $26,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.79%
Households 0.71% 0.75%
Families 1.04% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bowmansville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowmansville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 601 66th
Population Density1 # 982 44th
Diversity Index2 # 896 49th
Median Household Income # 246 86th
Per Capita Income # 704 60th

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