The Town of Cowen had a population of 535 as of July 1, 2015.
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, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cowen: Cowan, The Savannah of the Mountains.
|Population in Households||533|
|Population in Familes||445|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||280 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||177 (63.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||51 (18.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||51 (18.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$52,273|
|Average Home Value||$63,701|
|Median Household Income||$34,015|
|Average Household Income||$46,288|
|Per Capita Income||$19,025|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.61%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
The table below compares Cowen to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 242||40th|
|Population Density1||# 189||53rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 237||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 270||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 268||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.