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Bowden, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Bowden Census Designated Place had a population of 9 as of July 1, 2017. Bowden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowden is located at latitude 38.9092 and longitude -79.7089 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Bowden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,215 feet.

The Bowden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586769) 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 Bowden Census Designated Place is located within Beverly District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowden 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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Bowden, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 6
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 9
Population in Familes 7
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 0


Median Household Income $30,000
Average Household Income $56,217
Per Capita Income $23,986


Total Housing Units 10 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3 (30.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (60.0%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $100,000


Total Households 4
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Bowden, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowden to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia 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 # 404 0th
Population Density # 395 3rd
Diversity Index # 404 0th
Median Household Income # 350 14th
Per Capita Income # 112 73rd

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