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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Bowers is a town in Delaware with a population of 317. Bowers is in Kent County. Living in Bowers offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Bowers tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Bowers are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$225,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$878
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Bowers

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,750
National
$55,322
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Bowers Reviews

1 review
Bowers is a very small beach town. There is only one nearby public school. The fire station makes citizens feel safe, but it's quite noisy sometimes. It's further south than the more commerce and entertainment based districts, but the town has a wholesome vibe.
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