Dows, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 50 Condition Alerts found.

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Dows Profile


Overview

Dows is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 514 people and just one neighborhood, Dows is the 357th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Dows was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Dows is a blue-collar town, with 44.66% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Dows is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dows who work in farm management occupations (22.82%), office and administrative support (15.53%), and healthcare (8.74%).

Another important characteristic of Dows is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.


Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Dows’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Dows has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Dows a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small city, Dows does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Dows Demographics

The percentage of people in Dows with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.86% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dows in 2010 was $24,210, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,840 for a family of four.

The people who call Dows home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dows residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dows include Norwegian, English, Irish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Dows is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dows 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Dows 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 27 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 5 districts:

CLARION-GOLDFIELD-DOWS COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Clarion Goldfield Dows Elementary School
319 3 Rd Ave Ne
Clarion, IA, 50525
PK-05
Clarion Goldfield Dows High School
1111 Willow Dr
Clarion, IA, 50525
09-12
Clarion Goldfield Dows Middle School
300 3 Rd Ave Ne
Clarion, IA, 50525
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.8% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.1% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 6.4%

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BELMOND-KLEMME COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Belmond Klemme Alternative School
411 10 Th Ave. Ne
Belmond, IA, 50421
09-12
Belmond Klemme Community Jr Sr High School
411 10 Th Ave Ne
Belmond, IA, 50421
07-12
Richard O. Jacobson Elementary School
1004 Seventh Street Ne
Belmond, IA, 50421
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.1% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.5% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 6.4%

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CAL COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cal Elementary School
1441 Gull Ave
Latimer, IA, 50452
PK-06
Cal Community High School
1441 Gull Ave
Latimer, IA, 50452
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.5% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.3% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 6.4%

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NORTHEAST HAMILTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Northeast Hamilton Middle School
606 Illinois St
Blairsburg, IA, 50034
06-08
Northeast Hamilton High School
606 Illinois St
Blairsburg, IA, 50034
09-12
Northeast Hamilton Elementary School
606 Illinois St
Blairsburg, IA, 50034
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.3% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.6% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.7% 6.4%

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DOWS COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Dows Elementary School
404 Park Ave.
Dows, IA, 50071
M-M

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.4% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.4% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.0% 6.4%

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