Stowe is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,695 at the 2010 census. It uses the Pottstown ZIP code of 19464.
Stowe is located at 40°15′6″N 75°40′52″W (40.251695, -75.681230).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land. It occupies the space between Pottstown on the east and Berks County on the west while the Schuylkill River forms its natural southern boundary.
As of the 2010 census, the CDP was 83.3% Non-Hispanic White, 9.7% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American and Alaskan Native, 0.6% Asian, 0.9% were Some Other Race, and 3.1% were two or more races. 3.3% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.
At the 2000 census there were 3,585 people, 1,433 households, and 951 families living in the CDP. The population density was 2,456.6 people per square mile (948.1/km2). There were 1,507 housing units at an average density of 1,032.7/sq mi (398.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.26% White, 7.22% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.12%.
There were 1,433 households, 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 27.3% of households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% were one person aged 65 or older.