Bowers town, DE Profile: Facts & Data


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Bowers town, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Bowers had a population of 361 as of July 1, 2018.

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 (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.

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Bowers town, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 361
Population in Households 361
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,225
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $52,037
Average Household Income $67,400
Per Capita Income $29,193


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (39.7%)
Median Home Value $184,500
Average Home Value $220,726


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.91% 0.82%
Households 0.84% 0.77%
Families 1.71% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

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, 2018 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 # 51 35th
Diversity Index # 58 26th
Median Household Income # 54 31st
Per Capita Income # 34 57th

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