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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gowrie is 955. Gowrie, Iowa is the 10,408th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gowrie was in 2000, when its population was 1,041. In 2000, Gowrie was the 10,012th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,408th largest city in the US. Gowrie is currently 8.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Gowrie has shrunk 8.2% since the year 2000. Gowrie, Iowa's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Gowrie, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 709. The voting age population is 42.2% male and 57.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.8% of the residents of Gowrie are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gowrie are 93.7% White, 3.7% Black, 2.1% Two or more races and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gowrie, 9.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.5%. On a per-household basis, 7.2% of families are below the poverty line in Gowrie.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.0% of Gowrie residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.3% of Gowrie residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gowrie residents aged 5 and older, 0.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gowrie is 0.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gowrie, 13.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gowrie is $40,208.
In Gowrie, 79.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.5% of housing units in Gowrie.
Of all the housing units in Gowrie, 43.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Gowrie, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gowrie is $537.
In Gowrie, 85.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.