What is the current population of Cowen?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Cowen is 468. Cowen, West Virginia is the 13,623rd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Cowen?

The peak population of Cowen was in 1990, when its population was 549. In 1990, Cowen was the 12,610th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,623rd largest city in the US. Cowen is currently 14.8% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Cowen shrinking?

Cowen has shrunk 8.4% since the year 2000. Cowen, West Virginia's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Cowen, West Virginia?

The total voting age population of Cowen, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 466. The voting age population is 43.8% male and 56.2% female.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 20.2% of the residents of Cowen are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Cowen, West Virginia?

The racial demographics of Cowen are 97.7% White and 2.3% Two or more races.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia residents are below the poverty line?

In Cowen, 36.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 52.0%. On a per-household basis, 39.2% of families are below the poverty line in Cowen.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 51.4% of Cowen residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Cowen, West Virginia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.7% of Cowen residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.4% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Cowen residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Cowen, West Virginia?

The unemployment rate in Cowen is 25.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia residents work for the government?

In Cowen, 12.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Cowen, West Virginia?

The median household income in Cowen is $28,438.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Cowen, West Virginia?

In Cowen, 61.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Cowen, West Virginia?

Renters occupy 38.5% of housing units in Cowen.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Cowen, 19.3% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Cowen, West Virginia housing units were built after 2000?

In Cowen, 1.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Cowen, West Virginia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cowen is $474.

What percentage of households in Cowen, West Virginia have broadband internet?

In Cowen, 76.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Cowen Population By Year

Population Graph For Cowen
Year Population Rank in US
2019 468 13,623
2018 479 13,516
2017 482 13,492
2016 498 13,346
2015 505 13,287
2014 509 13,256
2013 517 13,191
2012 524 13,139
2011 532 13,093
2010 541 13,019
2000 511 13,299
1990 549 12,610

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2000-2019
13613 Fort Ann, New York 469 -0.2%
13614 Franklin, Minnesota 469 -6.0%
13615 Gilmore City, Iowa 469 -15.1%
13616 Grand View, Idaho 469 -0.6%
13617 Jenkins, Minnesota 469 56.8%
13618 Sorento, Illinois 469 -21.7%
13619 Thompson, Iowa 469 -21.4%
13620 University Park, Iowa 469 -12.9%
13621 Argusville, North Dakota 468 218.3%
13622 Bowdle, South Dakota 468 -17.6%
13623 Cowen, West Virginia 468 -8.4%
13624 Dakota, Illinois 468 -6.0%
13625 Gustine, Texas 468 2.6%
13626 Hallsburg, Texas 468 -2.0%
13627 North Hampton, Ohio 468 26.8%
13628 Warner, South Dakota 468 11.6%
13629 Blum, Texas 467 15.8%
13630 Brewster, Minnesota 467 -6.6%
13631 Collins, Iowa 467 -6.4%
13632 Denver, Indiana 467 -13.6%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
10599 Mason 936 -12.5%
10739 Cedar Grove 907 5.4%
10748 Carpendale 905 -4.4%
10758 Rivesville 903 -0.1%
10784 Athens 897 -24.9%
10802 Rupert 894 -4.6%
10912 East Bank 869 -6.5%
10939 Belmont 862 -16.6%
11032 Gassaway 846 -6.0%
11052 Cameron 843 -30.0%
11071 Lumberport 840 -10.4%
11079 Elizabeth 838 -15.6%
11114 Glasgow 833 6.6%
11282 Bethany 802 -18.4%
11286 Piedmont 802 -20.1%
11305 West Union 799 -0.8%
11364 Gary 788 -13.3%
11454 North Hills 774 -11.7%
11521 Triadelphia 762 -6.5%
11666 Middlebourne 738 -15.1%
11689 Anmoore 734 7.3%
11693 Smithers 734 -18.5%
11827 West Hamlin 714 2.8%
11957 Mill Creek 691 4.5%
11969 Fort Gay 689 -15.9%
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12110 White Hall 666 11.0%
12129 Addison (Webster Springs) 663 -17.9%
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12331 Davis 631 1.6%
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12486 West Milford 607 -6.6%
12511 Reedsville 604 16.8%
12523 Danville 602 5.6%
12577 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 596 -19.3%
12598 Grant Town 594 -9.3%
12599 Hartford City 594 12.9%
12627 Bancroft 591 60.5%
12740 Pineville 574 -19.8%
12755 Rowlesburg 572 -6.5%
12878 Pratt 556 -0.5%
12911 Gauley Bridge 553 -24.9%
12942 Thomas 550 -8.7%
13010 Union 540 -1.2%
13021 Masontown 538 -16.5%
13209 Grantsville 513 -9.0%
13361 Delbarton 497 -1.5%
13401 Paw Paw 492 -6.1%
13453 Junior 486 8.2%
13493 Clearview 482 -18.0%
13501 Pine Grove 482 -15.2%
13541 Burnsville 477 -0.8%
13611 Beech Bottom 469 -23.8%
13623 Cowen 468 -8.4%
13669 Lost Creek 464 -0.8%
13880 Clay 441 -25.3%
14021 Whitesville 427 -17.7%
14046 Matewan 424 -14.3%
14241 Fairview 404 -8.8%
14402 Gilbert 387 -6.5%
14414 Jane Lew 386 -4.4%
14487 Windsor Heights 379 -11.6%
14612 Capon Bridge 366 70.2%
14623 Farmington 365 -5.4%
14639 West Logan 364 -12.5%
14645 Ellenboro 363 -2.4%
14788 Kermit 349 37.4%
14798 Valley Grove 348 -18.8%
14815 Meadow Bridge 346 8.1%
14926 Bramwell 337 -20.8%
14930 Davy 337 -14.4%
14948 Northfork 336 -34.7%
15172 Newburg 315 -12.2%
15179 Lester 314 -2.1%
15200 Handley 312 -13.5%
15267 Flemington 306 6.6%
15380 Hedgesville 297 29.1%
15410 Tunnelton 295 -12.2%
15413 Durbin 294 12.2%
15561 Albright 282 14.6%
15565 Harpers Ferry 282 -8.1%
15686 Mitchell Heights 273 -8.6%
15703 Bradshaw 271 -5.5%
15780 Flatwoods 265 -24.0%
15817 Quinwood 263 -39.4%
15827 Hundred 262 -23.6%
15836 Bayard 261 -12.4%
15863 Henderson 259 -20.3%
15882 Wardensville 258 4.8%
15886 Hendricks 257 -19.1%
15918 Cairo 254 -3.4%
16097 Iaeger 242 -31.8%
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