Gowrie, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 994 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 507  (51.0%)
Females: 487  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50543.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,650 (it was $36,136 in 2000)
Gowrie:

$45,650
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,000 (it was $17,348 in 2000)

Gowrie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,077 (it was $62,300 in 2000)
Gowrie:

$72,077
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $585.

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  • Races in Gowrie, IA (2013)

    Gowrie races chart
    • 1,06392.9%White alone
    • 292.5%Two or more races
    • 252.2%Hispanic
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone

Races in Gowrie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gowrie: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.6%), Norwegian (13.7%), Swedish (13.5%), Irish (9.0%), English (5.0%), Danish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1881

Elevation: 1137 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 679 people per square mile   (low).

Gowrie,IA real estate house value index trend

Gowrie, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Gowrie:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gowrie city:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gowrie, Iowa as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gowrie to the number of sex offenders is 508 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,086 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $973 (1.6%)

Gowrie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (38.1 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (113.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (340.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Callender, IA (2.4 miles ), Farnhamville, IA (2.4 miles ), Harcourt, IA (2.5 miles ), Paton, IA (2.9 miles ), Somers, IA (3.1 miles) , Rinard, IA (3.3 miles) , Moorland, IA (3.4 miles) , Dayton, IA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $13,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $157,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $144,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 94.29 W

Area code: 515

Gowrie household income distribution Gowrie home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Gowrie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gowrie, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gowrie-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Gowrie city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gowrie-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 290.4 miles away from Gowrie center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 428.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from Gowrie center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 412.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webster County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gowrie topographic map

Birthplace of: Darrell Huff - author.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gowrie:

  • GOWRIE CARE CENTER LLC (1808 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gowrie:

  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DAYTON, IA)
  • FRIENDSHIP HAVEN, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT DODGE, IA)
  • TRINITY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; FORT DODGE, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF FORT DODGE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; FORT DODGE, IA)
  • TRINITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; FORT DODGE, IA)
  • TRINITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT DODGE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gowrie:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 16 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 38 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 53 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Buena Vista University (about 54 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Drake University (about 58 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 83 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 85 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Public high school in Gowrie:

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Library in Gowrie:

  • GOWRIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,958; Location: 1204 MARKET ST; 10,820 books; 244 audio materials; 520 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gowrie: Gowrie Golf and Country Club (A), Bruntlett Elevator (B), West Central Co-op Elevator (C), Gowrie (D), Southwest Webster Ambulance Service (E), Gowrie Fire Department (F), Gowrie Depot Historical Museum (G), Gowrie City Community Center (H), Gowrie Public Library (I), Gowrie City Police Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gowrie include: United Methodist Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Gowrie Township Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Gowrie: Laurel Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Webster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gowrie that have no violations reported:

  • GOWRIE MUNI UTILITIES WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,037, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

Gowrie, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Gowrie compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Gowrie (2011 data):

  • Security Savings Bank: at 1015 Market, branch established on 1914/04/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $100.8 mil, Deposits: $86.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Security Financial, Inc.
  • Heartland Bank: 1113 Market Street Branch at 1113 Market Street, branch established on 1883/10/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.4 mil, Deposits: $79.8 mil, headquarters in Somers, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Somers Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.3

Gowrie travel time to work - commute Gowrie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gowrie city (based on Webster County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,41429
Evangelical Protestant7,05832
Catholic7,0561
Other8934
Black Protestant1322
None13,460-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Webster County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Webster County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Webster County:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Webster County:

28.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,942
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,001$48,0123$788
Health 0$0 1$1,477
Sewerage 0$0 3$2,838
Parks and Recreation 1$3,405$40,8600$0
Water Supply 0$0 3$3,226
Electric Power 5$11,993$28,7830$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,873
Totals for Government 7$19,399$33,25513$12,144

Gowrie government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $623,000 ($626.76)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($216.30)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($124.75)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($74.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000 ($73.44)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($71.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($63.38)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($47.28)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($43.26)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($26.16)
    Health Services - Other: $24,000 ($24.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($17.10)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($10.06)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($10.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($10.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $191,000 ($192.15)

Gowrie government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $71,000 ($71.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($55.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($28.17)
    All Other: $13,000 ($13.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($37.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($19.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($75.45)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($17.10)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $645,000 ($648.89)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($122.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $90,000 ($90.54)
    General Support: $20,000 ($20.12)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.01)
  • Tax - Property: $224,000 ($225.35)
    Total General Sales: $41,000 ($41.25)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.01)

Gowrie government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $175,000 ($176.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($120.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($55.33)

Gowrie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $737,000 ($741.45)

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calhoun County, IA  0.34% ($34,979 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.33% ($30,652)
from Hamilton County, IA  0.30% ($24,095)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.62% ($45,264 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, IA  0.37% ($48,765)
to Hamilton County, IA  0.27% ($28,684)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gowrie:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVFD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gowrie:

  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KICB (88.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Gowrie:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 930Total average daily traffic
  • 1,524Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gowrie)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 609 Walnut St (Lat: 42.274417 Lon: -94.284139), Call Sign: WNNO957
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 02/15/2019
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 2601 320th Street (Lat: 42.325500 Lon: -94.287861), Call Sign: WQEI438
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.012 MHz, 467.087 MHz, 467.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2006, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Certifier: Richard A Burt
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • 1562 320th Street (Lat: 42.325500 Lon: -94.287861), Call Sign: WQEI439
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.462 MHz, 466.637 MHz, 466.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2006, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Certifier: Richard A Burt
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • GOWRIE, 609 Walnut Street (Lat: 42.274417 Lon: -94.284139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQKF638
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2009, Expiration Date: 04/30/2019, Certifier: Tony Jorgensen
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • 3337 Kansas Ave (Lat: 42.305889 Lon: -94.204083), Call Sign: WQKY973
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2009, Expiration Date: 11/02/2019, Certifier: John Samuelson
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 42.223806 Lon: -94.294111, Call Sign: WQQP623
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Trent Farnham
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Grain Elevator 1/2 Mi E & 1/2 Mi N Of Inters Of Hwy 53 & 175 (Lat: 42.274972 Lon: -94.270500), Structure height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WNEJ579
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 11/21/2021
    Registrant: Iowa Central Community College, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, Phone: (515) 576-7201, Email:
  • E Walnut St (Lat: 42.266917 Lon: -94.332167), Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WNTX631
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.162 MHz, 928.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2000, Expiration Date: 03/03/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2010
    Registrant: Phone: (515) 432-8602
  • Gowrie, 1461 355th Street (Lat: 42.275944 Lon: -94.309056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQEE891
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 01/10/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • GOWRIE, Lat: 42.281000 Lon: -94.291306, Call Sign: WQHK727
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2007, Expiration Date: 08/23/2017, Certifier: Chuck Angstrom
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K0VBH, Licensee ID: L00213280
    Grant Date: 02/06/2004, Expiration Date: 04/05/2014, Certifier: Kent M Moustgard
    Registrant: Kent M Moustgard, 903 Walnut, Gowrie, IA 50543
  • Call Sign: W7DCR, Licensee ID: L01308582
    Grant Date: 07/26/2007, Expiration Date: 10/21/2017, Certifier: Gary W Kaehler
    Registrant: Gary W Kaehler, 1009 County Rd, Gowrie, IA 50543-7439
  • Call Sign: WA0OWE, Licensee ID: L01310883
    Grant Date: 08/02/2007, Expiration Date: 08/18/2017, Certifier: Robert I Jacobson
    Registrant: Robert I Jacobson, 1018 Sunrise Drive, Gowrie, IA 50543
  • Call Sign: KC0IEM, Licensee ID: L00254865
    Grant Date: 04/30/2010, Expiration Date: 06/08/2020, Certifier: John M Lizer
    Registrant: John M Lizer, 401 Walnut St., Gowrie, IA 50543
  • Call Sign: KD0LBB, Licensee ID: L01561332
    Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/13/2020, Certifier: Timothy J Thoma
    Registrant: Timothy J Thoma, 1680 330th Street, Gowrie, IA 50543
  • Call Sign: KD0OWY, Licensee ID: L01644535
    Grant Date: 06/14/2011, Expiration Date: 06/14/2021, Certifier: Stephenie L Black
    Registrant: Stephenie L Black, 1110 Walnut St, Gowrie, IA 50543

Most common first names in Gowrie, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl2283.1 years
Clarence1281.7 years
Ruth1180.0 years
Donald1072.5 years
Robert1069.3 years
Richard1071.7 years
Roy981.3 years
Anna990.3 years
John978.9 years
Mabel889.3 years
Most common last names in Gowrie, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3580.7 years
Johnson2782.1 years
Peterson2480.3 years
Carlson1974.6 years
Nelson1582.7 years
Youngquist1179.9 years
Amandus1181.6 years
Larson972.4 years
Telleen980.0 years
Swanson886.0 years

Gowrie on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #59 (50543) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
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