The Town of Cowen had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Cowen is located at latitude 38.4106 and longitude -80.5539 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cowen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,270 feet.
The Town of Cowen (GNIS ID: 2390814) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cowen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cowen: Cowan, The Savannah of the Mountains.
|Population in Households||514|
|Population in Familes||428|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||275 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||167 (60.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||49 (17.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||59 (21.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$61,875|
|Average Home Value||$89,970|
|Median Household Income||$33,770|
|Average Household Income||$50,568|
|Per Capita Income||$20,298|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.03%|
|Per Capita Income||0.9%|
The table below compares Cowen to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 244||40th|
|Population Density1||# 191||53rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 241||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 276||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 230||43rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.