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Bowles, California - Basic Facts

The Bowles Census Designated Place had a population of 180 as of July 1, 2016. Bowles ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowles is located at latitude 36.6089 and longitude -119.7526 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Bowles Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Bowles Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407895) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bowles Census Designated Place is located within Fowler CCD of Fresno County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowles 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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Bowles, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 180
Population in Households 174
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 473
Diversity Index2 90


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 4.7
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $340,000
Average Home Value $426,250


Median Household Income $51,802
Average Household Income $66,759
Per Capita Income $19,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.19%
Households 1.36% 1.06%
Families 1.76% 1.34%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Bowles, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowles to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 1354 11th
Population Density1 # 954 37th
Diversity Index2 # 41 97th
Median Household Income # 865 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1149 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.