Fowler, Michigan

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Fowler, Michigan

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High Points

Fowler strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fowler Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fowler Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Fowler Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Fowler, Michigan

Comparing Fowler to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2

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Fowler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Clinton
Metro Area Lansing - East Lansing
Standard Zip Codes 48835
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.001
Longitude -84.739

Fowler Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
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Fowler Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,136 100%
Male 570 50.2%
Female 566 49.8%
Under 18 317 27.9%
18+ 819 72.1%
65+ 178 15.7%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,127 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.5%

Estimated Fowler Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,081
Growth -55
Growth % -4.8%

Fowler 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 77.1%
US/American 10.5%
Irish 5.3%
English 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.1%
Italian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Scottish 0.2%
West Indian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
British 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fowler 1,136 $56,625
Hubbardston 394 $38,750
Maple Rapids 643 $40,625
Muir 634 $36,875
Pewamo 560 $46,667
St. Johns 7,485 $52,391
Westphalia 876 $58,864
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Fowler High Schools (2004)

A Magnet School.
Serves 192 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

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