Rowan, Iowa

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Rowan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 218 100%
Male 104 47.7%
Female 114 52.3%
Under 18 63 28.9%
18+ 155 71.1%
65+ 55 25.2%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 3.14
White 201 92.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 3.2%
Other 8 3.7%
Mixed Race 2 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 6.9%

Estimated Rowan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 207
Growth -11
Growth % -5%

Rowan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.5%
US/American 17.2%
English 13.9%
Welsh 9%
Norwegian 8.2%
Danish 7.4%
Irish 6.6%
Swedish 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Czech 1.6%
Dutch 0.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rowan 218 $34,531
Alexander 165 $33,750
Belmond 2,560 $43,393
Clarion 2,968 $47,083
Coulter 262 $38,958
Dows 675 $35,156
Latimer 535 $35,833

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