Bowmanstown, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bowmanstown had a population of 905 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bowmanstown is located at latitude 40.8014 and longitude -75.6611 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bowmanstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Borough of Bowmanstown (GNIS ID: 1215043) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bowmanstown: Bowmans Station, Bowmansville.

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Bowmanstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 905
Population in Households 905
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,176
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $51,231
Average Household Income $60,129
Per Capita Income $26,111


Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $159,337
Average Home Value $166,020


Total Households 393
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.42% -0.51%
Households -0.45% -0.51%
Families -0.63% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Bowmanstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowmanstown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1028 42nd
Population Density # 980 44th
Diversity Index # 726 58th
Median Household Income # 944 46th
Per Capita Income # 968 45th

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