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Bowler, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Bowler had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2017. Bowler ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowler is located at latitude 44.8629 and longitude -88.9815 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bowler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The Village of Bowler (GNIS ID: 1582847) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bowler, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 312
Daytime Population: Workers 182
Daytime Population: Residents 168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 350
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 306
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $40,930
Average Household Income $51,584
Per Capita Income $20,503


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $107,759
Average Home Value $141,584


Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.06%
Households 0.52% 0.0%
Families 0.77% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Bowler, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowler to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 616 21st
Population Density # 580 25th
Diversity Index # 19 98th
Median Household Income # 695 10th
Per Capita Income # 731 6th

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