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People

Total Population 186
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 27.4%
Employed Population 16+ 55
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 63.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,396
% Above Poverty Level 78%
% Below Poverty Level 22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $480
Median House Value $37,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 15.1%

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 190 $53,750
Belmond 2,391 $65,341
Clarion 2,795 $51,328
Coulter 349 $53,750
Dows 442 $41,071
Latimer 456 $64,219

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Rowan, Iowa
(641) 853-2327

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