Bowdle is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 503 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 sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowdle who work in office and administrative support (18.73%), management occupations (17.53%) and sales jobs (9.16%).
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.
One of the benefits of Bowdle is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.23 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.