Bowles is located close to the center of California. Bowles has 0.38 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bowles population is 182, which has shrunk 0.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bowles median household income is $31,250 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 46.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bowles median house value is $235,000 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -91.52% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bowles is much better than the state average in quality.