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People

Total Population 442
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 33.9%
Employed Population 16+ 206
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 59.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.9%
Median Earnings25+ $35,469
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,818

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,071
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $39,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 9.3%

Dows Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Wright
Standard Zip Codes 50071
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.656
Longitude -93.5

Dows Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CLARION
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station HAMPTON
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alden 756 $57,000
Alexander 190 $53,750
Coulter 349 $53,750
Latimer 456 $64,219

Dows Public Libraries

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Dows Community Library
"112 ELLSWORTH, PO BOX 427"
Dows, Iowa
(515) 852-4326

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