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People

Total Population 1,093
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 439
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,190
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $604
Median House Value $70,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 12.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gowrie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 50543
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.28
Longitude -94.29

Gowrie 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 FORT DODGE
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gowrie, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Slifer (50543)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Callender 425 $45,313
Farnhamville 337 $51,250
Harcourt 246 $62,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gowrie Public Libraries

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Gowrie Public Library
1204 MARKET
Gowrie, Iowa
(515) 352-3315

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Gowrie High Schools

PRAIRIE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
1005 RIDDLE ST
515-352-3142
Serves 286 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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