The Town of Cowen had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cowen: Cowan, The Savannah of the Mountains.
|Daytime Population: Workers||427|
|Daytime Population: Residents||315|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||742|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.44|
|Population in Households||513|
|Population in Familes||427|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Median Household Income||$38,242|
|Average Household Income||$54,889|
|Per Capita Income||$22,452|
|Total Housing Units||274 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||169 (61.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||49 (17.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||56 (20.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,125|
|Average Home Value||$86,243|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.19%|
|Per Capita Income||3.11%|
The table below compares Cowen to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 241||41st|
|Population Density||# 189||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 238||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 211||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 164||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.