Bowerston, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bowerston, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Bowerston had a population of 388 as of July 1, 2017. Bowerston ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowerston is located at latitude 40.4273 and longitude -81.1874 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bowerston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.

The Village of Bowerston (GNIS ID: 2398156) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bowerston is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowerston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bowerston: Bowersville, Bowerton, Bowestown.

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Bowerston, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 388
Daytime Population: Workers 254
Daytime Population: Residents 206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 460
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 374
Population in Familes 307
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 766
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $35,377
Average Household Income $70,252
Per Capita Income $29,027


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $131,416


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.63%
Households -0.36% -0.53%
Families 1.84% -0.77%
Median Household Income   6.48%
Per Capita Income   4.58%

Bowerston, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowerston to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 924 24th
Population Density # 869 28th
Diversity Index # 1192 2nd
Median Household Income # 1134 7th
Per Capita Income # 321 74th

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