Bowers town, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bowers town, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Bowers had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bowers town is located at latitude 39.0621 and longitude -75.4026 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bowers (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Town of Bowers (GNIS ID: 2390741) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bowers is located within Milford North Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowers town population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bowers town, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 356
Population in Households 356
Population in Familes 280
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,208
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $178,049
Average Home Value $219,758


Median Household Income $53,366
Average Household Income $70,897
Per Capita Income $30,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.26%
Households 0.84% 1.22%
Families 2.12% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Bowers town, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowers town to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 64 18th
Population Density1 # 48 39th
Diversity Index2 # 56 29th
Median Household Income # 45 43rd
Per Capita Income # 29 64th

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