Bow Mar, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bow Mar, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Bow Mar is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Arapahoe County at latitude 39.6266 and longitude -105.0509. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,518 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Bow Mar, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bow Mar, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bow Mar indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Bow Mar, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 850
Population in Households 850
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,244
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 286
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $761,161
Average Home Value $710,968


Median Household Income $102,830
Average Household Income $135,525
Per Capita Income $48,137
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.44% 0.12%
Households -0.33% 0.14%
Families -2.48% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bow Mar, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bow Mar to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 230 50th
Population Density1 # 146 68th
Diversity Index2 # 352 24th
Median Household Income # 38 92nd
Per Capita Income # 59 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.