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Gowrie is a city in Webster County, in the Fort Dodge metro area.
The community was named after town in Scotland
The latitude of Gowrie is 42.280N. The longitude is -94.29W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,073.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gowrie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Webster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50543 ZIP code.
30% of Gowrie residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gowrie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gowrie was $17,348, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Gowrie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gowrie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.
Libraries in Gowrie include Gowrie Public Library ... View libraries
Webster County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gowrie political report.
The average commute time for Gowrie workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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