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Bowers town, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Bowers had a population of 364 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Bowers town is located at latitude 39.0602 and longitude -75.4019 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bowers 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.


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Bowers town, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 364 (100%)
Population in Households 364 (100.0%)
Population in Families 286 (78.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,169
Diversity Index2 38
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,734
Average Household Income $53,512
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $23,757
Wealth Index5 45
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (38.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $186,111
Average Home Value $217,920
Housing Affordability Index3 127
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 185
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.81% 2.71%
Households 1.0% 2.86%
Families 1.63% 2.73%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
Owner Occupied HU   4.53%

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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, 2020 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 Density # 52 34th
Median Household Income # 76 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 20 26th
Per Capita Income # 66 16th
Diversity Index # 57 27th

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