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Cowles is a village in Webster County.
The community was named for W.D. Cowles, railroad freight agent
The latitude of Cowles is 40.171N. The longitude is -98.445W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,791 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46.
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40% of Cowles residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cowles ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cowles was $9,382, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Cowles residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Webster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cowles political report.
The average commute time for Cowles workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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