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Bowmansville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Bowmansville Census Designated Place had a population of 2,146 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Bowmansville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,146
Daytime Population: Workers 377
Daytime Population: Residents 1,064
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,441
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,146
Population in Familes 1,961
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,168
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $69,258
Average Household Income $87,482
Per Capita Income $28,158


Total Housing Units 776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $255,629
Average Home Value $304,139


Total Households 746
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 615
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.51%
Households 0.39% 0.48%
Families 0.69% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

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, 2017 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 # 606 66th
Population Density # 982 44th
Diversity Index # 875 50th
Median Household Income # 252 86th
Per Capita Income # 661 63rd

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