Bowen, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 478 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 
Males: 262  (54.9%)
Females: 216  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62316.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,162 (it was $29,091 in 2000)
Bowen:

$40,162
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,887 (it was $13,241 in 2000)

Bowen village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,627 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Bowen:

$54,627
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $52,424; Detached houses: $53,571; Mobile homes: $10,240

Median gross rent in 2016: $821.

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  • Races in Bowen, IL (2010)

    Bowen races chart
    • 48397.8%White alone
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

Races in Bowen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bowen: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.6%), American (22.1%), Irish (10.4%), English (8.6%), French (2.9%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/23/1899

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,109 people per square mile   (low).

Bowen, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Bowen:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowen village:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bowen, Illinois as of January 19, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Bowen to the number of sex offenders is 468 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $571 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,171 (2.1%)

Bowen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (81.0 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (119.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Augusta, IL (2.4 miles ), West Point, IL (2.6 miles) , La Prairie, IL (2.6 miles) , Bentley, IL (2.9 miles) , Plymouth, IL (3.0 miles ), Golden, IL (3.0 miles ), Basco, IL (3.1 miles) , Loraine, IL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 91.06 W

Area code: 217

Bowen household income distribution Bowen home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+13.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (28%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Bowen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bowen, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bowen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Bowen village center .

On 4/13/1974, a category F3 tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowen-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from Bowen center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from Bowen center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bowen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bowen:

  • GOLDEN GOOD SHEPHERD HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GOLDEN, IL)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTME (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • SHERRICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • CARTHAGE TERRACE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • TIMBER POINT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMP POINT, IL)
  • NORTH ADAMS HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MENDON, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowen:

  • Western Illinois University (about 26 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 41 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Truman State University (about 81 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Bradley University (about 83 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 85 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 85 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Illinois Central College (about 88 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Public elementary/middle school in Bowen:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Bowen Christian Church has moved to the east side of the town, at the edge of the village limits on the main road between Bowen and Augusta. It has been in its new building for about four years.

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Church in Bowen: Bowen Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.3%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bowen (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Advance: Bowen Banking Center at 415 West 5th Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $262.4 mil, Deposits: $217.2 mil, headquarters in Advance, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Miles Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.1

Bowen travel time to work - commute Bowen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bowen village (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,95328
Evangelical Protestant2,68829
Catholic1,5215
Other9734
None8,969-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Hancock County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hancock County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Hancock County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

26.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,448
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$265
Water Supply 1$2,556$30,6720$0
Totals for Government 1$2,556$30,6728$1,713

Bowen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,623,000 ($3395.40)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $45,000 ($94.14)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($94.14)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($43.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($4.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($85.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($27.20)

Bowen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($6.28)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $312,000 ($652.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($16.74)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($12.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($125.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $58,000 ($121.34)
    Highways: $15,000 ($31.38)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($25.10)

Bowen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $220,000 ($460.25)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,200,000 ($2510.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,200,000 ($2510.46)
    Water Utilities: $212,000 ($443.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($16.74)

Bowen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($85.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $285,000 ($596.23)

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, IA  0.80% ($36,230 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.52% ($32,875)
from Adams County, IL  0.39% ($33,500)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, IA  1.16% ($25,292 average AGI)
to McDonough County, IL  0.58% ($26,533)
to Adams County, IL  0.53% ($66,268)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowen:

  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowen:

  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WAHI-FM (98.5 FM; AUGUSTA, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bowen:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65CZ (Channel 65; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DR (Channel 67; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BM (Channel 45; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 2165 E. County Road 400 (Lat: 40.253583 Lon: -91.092472), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, SUITE 100
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 2165 E. County Road 400 (Lat: 40.253583 Lon: -91.092472), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 7733998900, Stephanie.Terrell@uscellular.Com, 8410 W BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • Ne Corner Of 1st And Cedar Streets (Lat: 40.236111 Lon: -91.059722), Type: 294.1, Overall height: 272.7 m, Registrant: 2172066647

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • .2 Mi E Of Hwy 94 & 61 (Lat: 40.233667 Lon: -91.061250), Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WNXN736, Licensee ID: L00062823
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/1996, Expiration Date: 10/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2002Registrant: Ursa Farmers Cooperative, Box 8, Ursa, IL 62376, Phone: (217) 964-2111
  • 2 Mi W 2.25 Mi N (Lat: 40.263944 Lon: -91.100139), Call Sign: KLG967, Licensee ID: L00322140
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2004, Expiration Date: 01/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2015Registrant: Terry Knorr, 481 N County Road 2100 E, Bowen, IL 62316, Phone: (217) 743-6206, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BOWEN, 2165 E. County Road 400 (Lat: 40.253583 Lon: -91.092472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WPXK704, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 10572.5 MHz, 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/23/2023, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Uscoc Of Central Illinois, LLC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA9EKK, Licensee ID: L00324973, Grant Date: 01/27/2016, Expiration Date: 01/27/2026, Certifier: Mary J Knorr, Registrant: Mary J Knorr, 481 N Cnty Rd 2100 E, Bowen, IL 62316
  • Call Sign: KB9BI, Licensee ID: L00322140, Grant Date: 02/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/13/2021, Registrant: Terry W Knorr, 481n Cnty Rd 2100e, Bowen, IL 62316
  • Call Sign: N9HGD, Previous Call Sign: KA9PRK, Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 03/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2000, Registrant: Ted W Knorr, Rr 1 Box 59a, Bowen, IL 62316
  • Call Sign: KC9FST, Licensee ID: L00841223, Grant Date: 01/30/2014, Expiration Date: 04/02/2024, Certifier: Philip A Parker, Registrant: Philip A Parker, 2010 E County Road 150, Bowen, IL 62316

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bowen and their reported violations in the past:

BOWEN (Population served: 1,029, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Bowen, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John877.4 years
William875.5 years
Fred681.8 years
Mary678.3 years
Donald563.8 years
Frank582.6 years
James578.6 years
Kenneth471.5 years
Alice490.5 years
Anna485.0 years
Most common last names in Bowen, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Akers783.4 years
Harrison780.1 years
Veach579.6 years
Nelson578.4 years
Mecum483.2 years
Koch477.8 years
Crossland480.5 years
Witt473.0 years
Esslinger477.7 years
Sherrick478.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Bowen compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Don Bunnell (1)
  • Katrina L. Mcclelland (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2019.