Gowrie is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 990 people and just one neighborhood, Gowrie is the 257th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Gowrie was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gowrie is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.28% of the Gowrie workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gowrie is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gowrie who work in office and administrative support (11.61%), sales jobs (10.94%) and teaching (6.92%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small city, Gowrie does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.