Bowlus is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 284 people and just one neighborhood, Bowlus is the 459th largest community in Minnesota. Bowlus has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Bowlus, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.40% of Bowlus’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bowlus is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowlus who work in sales jobs (12.58%), office and administrative support (11.95%) and food service (10.69%).
Also of interest is that Bowlus has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Bowlus is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bowlus has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bowlus a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Bowlus, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.37 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Bowlus doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.