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Demographics

People

Total Population463
Male Share of the Population45.6%
Female Share of the Population54.4%
Senior Citizens19.9%
Employed Population 16+206
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married45.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.6%
Median Earnings25+$21,806
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,500
% Above Poverty Level75.2%
% Below Poverty Level24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.1%
Median Gross Rent$484
Median House Value$54,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.3%
Irish10.4%
Danishn5.2%
English4.5%
Norwegian1.9%
French Except Basque1.9%
Dutch1.9%
Polish1.7%
Swedish1.7%
Luxemburger0.9%
Swiss0.6%
Czech0.6%
Canadian0.4%
German0.2%
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Dow City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Crawford County
Standard Zip Codes51528
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.92
Approximate Longitude-95.49

Dow City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDENISON
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip30.4 inches
StationMAPLETON NO 2
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip29.9 inches
StationIDA GROVE 5 NW
Distance32.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip29.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arion126$46,875
Charter Oak596$58,875
Defiance240$53,250
Denison8,326$55,576
Dunlap1,021$56,923
Earling443$66,042

Dow City Public Libraries

Dow City Public Library
104 S FRANKLIN ST
Dow City, Iowa
(712) 674-3453

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Dow City Public Schools

Boyer Valley Elementary School
212 School St
ZIP: 51528
(712) 674-3248
Primary
Total Enrollment 230
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