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|People QuickFacts||Bowman County||North Dakota|
|Population, 2014 estimate||NA||739,482|
|Population, 2013 estimate||3,214||723,857|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||3,151||672,591|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014||NA||9.9%|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||2.0%||7.6%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.7%||6.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||24.0%||22.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||19.8%||14.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||48.7%||48.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||96.5%||89.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||1.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.1%||5.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.0%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||0.8%||1.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||4.6%||2.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||93.3%||87.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||90.1%||82.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||0.5%||2.7%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||3.2%||5.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||89.1%||90.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||20.7%||27.2%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||14.2||16.9|
|Housing units, 2013||1,706||339,313|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||77.2%||66.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||7.3%||25.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$115,100||$132,400|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.28||2.31|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$32,045||$29,732|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$56,964||$53,741|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||8.2%||11.9%|
|Business QuickFacts||Bowman County||North Dakota|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||158||23,5512|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||1,269||331,2782|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||13.0%||8.2%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||280||50,952|
|Total number of firms, 2007||484||61,546|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||16.9%||24.8%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||11,349,799|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||80,739||13,099,348|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||63,487||10,527,300|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$21,609||$16,495|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,889||1,214,201|
|Building permits, 2013||32||10,532|
|Geography QuickFacts||Bowman County||North Dakota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||1,161.81||69,000.80|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||2.7||9.7|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|