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People

Total Population 178
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 29.2%
Employed Population 16+ 54
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,827
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $33,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
US/American 0%
English 14.6%
Irish 13.5%

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

Rowan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 154 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Wright
Standard Zip Codes 50470
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.74
Longitude -93.552

Rowan 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 9.2 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 17.9 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 27.8 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
Alexander 157 $73,750
Belmond 2,438 $60,658
Clarion 2,788 $51,298
Coulter 276 $54,722
Dows 453 $42,266
Latimer 463 $60,625

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

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Rowan, Iowa
(641) 853-2327

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