Gowanda is located in west New York. Gowanda is between the Cattaraugus, Erie county. Gowanda has 1.59 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gowanda population is 2,679, which has shrunk 5.74% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gowanda median household income is $39,286 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.88% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 35.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gowanda median house value is $72,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Gowanda is worse than the state average in quality. The Gowanda area code is 716.