Bowdle, SD

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Bowdle Profile


Overview

Bowdle is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 468 people and just one neighborhood, Bowdle is the 103rd largest community in South Dakota. Bowdle has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bowdle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bowdle is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowdle who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), management occupations (12.06%), and sales jobs (10.55%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Bowdle 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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Bowdle spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.11 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Bowdle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Bowdle Demographics

The percentage of adults in Bowdle with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.25% of adults in Bowdle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bowdle in 2018 was $25,877, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,508 for a family of four. However, Bowdle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bowdle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bowdle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bowdle include German, Russian, Norwegian, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Bowdle is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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    South Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Bowdle VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bowdle Elementary 02 School
3083 2nd Ave
Bowdle, SD 57428
PK-06
Bowdle High School 01
3083 2nd Ave
Bowdle, SD 57428
09-12
Bowdle Jr. High 03 School
3083 2nd Ave
Bowdle, SD 57428
07-08
Edmunds Central High School 01
105 1st Ave
Roscoe, SD 57471
09-12
Edmunds Central Middle School 02
105 1st Ave
Roscoe, SD 57471
06-08
Edmunds Central Elementary 05 School
105 1st Ave
Roscoe, SD 57471
PK-05
Boulder Colony School 06
301 E Main St
Hosmer, SD 57448
KG-08
Hoven Elementary 02 School
551 S Main St
Hoven, SD 57450
PK-06
Hoven High School 01
98 5th Ave W
Hoven, SD 57450
09-12
Hoven Jr. High 03 School
98 5th Ave W
Hoven, SD 57450
07-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

EDMUNDS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 22-5


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.6% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.9% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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BOWDLE SCHOOL DISTRICT 22-1


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.3% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.2% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.1% 6.4%

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