Gowrie, Iowa Population 2024

917

Gowrie is a city located in Webster County Iowa. Gowrie has a 2024 population of 917. Gowrie is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -3.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 954 in 2020.

The average household income in Gowrie is $76,860 with a poverty rate of 2.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gowrie is 44.5 years, 40.7 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Gowrie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gowrie was:

  • White: 91.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Other race: 2.22%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
633.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.88% (-37)
The current population of Gowrie, Iowa is 917 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 954.

Gowrie, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78591.92%
Two or more races394.57%
Other race192.22%
Asian111.29%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gowrie Population by Race

Gowrie Population Pyramid 2024

Gowrie Median Age

44.5

Total

40.7

Male

44.7

Female

Gowrie Adults

There are 674 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Gowrie.

Gowrie Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gowrie Sex Ratio

Female43651.05%
Male41848.95%

Gowrie Population by Age

Gowrie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3892.1186.613.4
Non Family1761.1384.715.3
Married1482.7791.98.1
Female422.956931
Male233.871000
showing: 5 rows

2.83

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

86.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gowrie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gowrie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gowrie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.36%.

Gowrie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,875

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$28,333

Average Female

Gowrie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gowrie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gowrie Language

97.64% of Gowrie residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Gowrie Language

Gowrie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White710182.54%
Multiple3925.13%
showing: 2 rows

2.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.06%

Male Poverty Rate

1.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gowrie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gowrie is Multiple, with 5.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gowrie is White, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.23%.

Gowrie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College3.59%
High School2.7%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Gowrie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.79%
Female Employed1.74%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gowrie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gowrie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gowrie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gowrie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gowrie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gowrie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gowrie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Gowrie Veterans by War

count

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Gowrie Veterans by Age

count

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Gowrie Veterans by Race

Gowrie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gowrie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Gowrie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gowrie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gowrie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.03%

Born in Gowrie

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Gowrie residents were born in the United States, with 81.03% having been born in Iowa. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gowrie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029862-11-1.26%
2028873-11-1.24%
2027884-11-1.23%
2026895-11-1.21%
2025906-11-1.2%
2024917-11-1.19%
2023928-11-1.17%
2022939-11-1.16%
2021950-4-0.42%
2020954-1-0.1%
2019955-12-1.24%
2018967-12-1.23%
2017979-5-0.51%
2016984-7-0.71%
2015991-9-0.9%
20141,000-4-0.4%
20131,004-4-0.4%
20121,008-23-2.23%
20111,031-3-0.29%
20101,034
showing: 20 rows

Gowrie Population by Year