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Demographics

People

Total Population1,047
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+447
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married54.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$32,429
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,839
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$70,400

Ancestry

German34.8%
Irish15.5%
Swedish12.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.7%
Norwegian8.6%
English5.4%
Italian4.5%
Czech3.1%
Dutch2.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
Danishn1%
Greek0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Polish0.7%
Welsh0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
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Gowrie Almanac

CategoryValue
County Webster County
Standard Zip Codes50543
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.27
Approximate Longitude-94.28

Gowrie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFORT DODGE
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches
StationROCKWELL CITY
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.2 inches
StationHUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance30.2 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Callender422$46,250
Farnhamville369$47,250
Harcourt291$61,786
Moorland212$40,417
Paton245$67,500
Somers139$56,250

Gowrie Public Libraries

Gowrie Public Library
1204 MARKET ST
Gowrie, Iowa
(515) 352-3315

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Gowrie Public Schools

Prairie Valley High School
1005 Riddle St
ZIP: 50543
(515) 352-3142
High
Total Enrollment 328
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