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Location of Bowlus, Minnesota
Location of Bowlus, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Morrison
Area
 • Total 1.28 sq mi (3.31 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.31 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,109 ft (338 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 290
 • Estimate 
(2019)
279
 • Density 218.14/sq mi (84.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56314
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-07066
GNIS feature ID 0640404

Bowlus is a city in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 290 at the 2010 census.

History

Bowlus was platted in 1907. A post office has been in operation at Bowlus since 1907.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Bowlus has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all of it land.

Morrison County Roads 24 and 26; State Highway 238; and Main Street are four of the main routes in the community.

Bowlus has a fire department, a medical squad, two cafes, a bar, a church, and two gasoline stations.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 164
1920 247 50.6%
1930 266 7.7%
1940 304 14.3%
1950 233 −23.4%
1960 263 12.9%
1970 268 1.9%
1980 276 3.0%
1990 260 −5.8%
2000 260 0.0%
2010 290 11.5%
2019 (est.) 279 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 290 people, 114 households and 79 families residing in Bowlus. The population density was 232.0 per square mile (89.6/km2). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 97.6 per square mile (37.7/km2). The racial make-up was 98.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 114 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age was 33 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18, 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24, 29.3% were from 25 to 44, 22.1% were from 45 to 64 and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The sexual makeup was 55.2% male and 44.8% female.

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