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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cowden is 509. Cowden, Illinois is the 13,099th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Cowden was in 2010, when its population was 629. In 2010, Cowden was the 12,369th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,099th largest city in the US. Cowden is currently 19.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Cowden has shrunk 16.8% since the year 2000. Cowden, Illinois's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13096||Brazos Country, Texas||510||88.8%|
|13102||Plum Springs, Kentucky||509||13.8%|
|13105||West Hamlin, West Virginia||509||-26.6%|
The total voting age population of Cowden, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 379. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Cowden are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cowden are 95.6% White, 1.7% Two or more races, 1.3% Asian, 0.8% Black and 0.6% Other. Additionally, 4.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cowden, 22.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.7%. On a per-household basis, 26.2% of families are below the poverty line in Cowden.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.8% of Cowden residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.5% of Cowden residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.6% have a bachelor's degree and 2.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cowden residents aged 5 and older, 3.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cowden is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cowden, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cowden is $36,250.
In Cowden, 68.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.9% of housing units in Cowden.
Of all the housing units in Cowden, 28.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Cowden, 9.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cowden is $764.
In Cowden, 69.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.