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Bowdon, North Dakota

Bowdon is a city located in Wells County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 139.

Geography Bowdon is located at 47°28'13" North, 99°42'31" West (47.470253, -99.708491)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 139 people, 83 households, and 43 families residing in the city. The population density is 206.4/km² (544.4/mi²). There are 104 housing units at an average density of 154.4/km² (407.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.28% White, 0.72% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 83 households out of which 4.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% are married couples living together, 6.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 47.0% are non-families. 45.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 33.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.67 and the average family size is 2.25.

In the city the population is spread out with 7.9% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 16.5% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 53.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 66 years. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $22,375, and the median income for a family is $31,250. Males have a median income of $30,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city is $24,843. 17.2% of the population and 6.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 33.3% are under the age of 18 and 17.6% are 65 or older.

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