Bowman is a city and county seat of Bowman County, North Dakota, United States. Its population was 1,650 at the 2010 census.
Bowman was founded in 1907 at about the same time the railroad was extended to that point. The city took its name from Bowman County. A post office has been in operation at Bowman since 1907.
Bowman is located at 46°10′54″N 103°24′1″W (46.181791, -103.400211). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.53 square miles (3.96 km2), all land.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bowman has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,650 people, 760 households, and 422 families living in the city. The population density was 1,078.4 inhabitants per square mile (416.4/km2). There were 867 housing units at an average density of 566.7 per square mile (218.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.5% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.
There were 760 households of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.5% were non-families.