Bowen, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°13′55″N 91°3′46″W / 40.23194°N 91.06278°W / 40.23194; -91.06278
Bowen
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Coordinates 40°13′55″N 91°3′46″W / 40.23194°N 91.06278°W / 40.23194; -91.06278
Area 0.43 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.43 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 535 (2000)
Density 1,241.6 / sq mi (479 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62316
Area code 217
Location of Bowen within Illinois
Location of Bowen within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Bowen, Illinois

Bowen (formerly Bowensburg) is a village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 535 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Bowen is located at 40°13′55″N 91°3′46″W / 40.23194°N 91.06278°W / 40.23194; -91.06278 (40.232035, -91.062694).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 535 people, 205 households, and 143 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,241.6 people per square mile (480.4/km²). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 533.8 per square mile (206.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.81% White and 0.19% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 205 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,091, and the median income for a family was $36,429. Males had a median income of $30,764 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,241. About 13.0% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.9% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.