Bow is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,135 people and just one neighborhood, Bow is the 119th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Bow home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Bow real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bow is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bow is a town of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bow who work in office and administrative support (13.56%), management occupations (13.42%) and teaching (8.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town 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, Bow has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bow a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Bow is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Bow is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.