Latest Data (2017)
Population 482
Nationwide Rank 13492

Quick Facts

Cowen, West Virginia is the 13,492nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Cowen, West Virginia is a town.

Cowen, West Virginia is currently 12.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Cowen, West Virginia's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
13482 Dean, Texas 483 40.8%
13483 Fairview, Illinois 483 -2.0%
13484 Franklintown, Pennsylvania 483 -9.2%
13485 Jumpertown, Mississippi 483 18.3%
13486 Mount Blanchard, Ohio 483 0.0%
13487 Nassawadox, Virginia 483 -21.7%
13488 Pierce, Idaho 483 -21.0%
13489 Sicily Island, Louisiana 483 6.8%
13490 Simpson, North Carolina 483 3.8%
13491 Beech Bottom, West Virginia 482 -21.7%
13492 Cowen, West Virginia 482 -5.6%
13493 Depew, Oklahoma 482 -14.8%
13494 Firth, Idaho 482 -1.2%
13495 Kandiyohi, Minnesota 482 -13.1%
13496 Laura, Ohio 482 -1.2%
13497 Lyndon Station, Wisconsin 482 5.4%
13498 Randolph, Utah 482 0.0%
13499 Sidon, Mississippi 482 -22.1%
13500 Thompson, Iowa 482 -19.2%
13501 Wilson, Texas 482 -8.3%
13502 Brazos Country, Texas 481 78.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
10553 Mason 944 -11.7%
10577 Cedar Grove 940 9.3%
10630 Carpendale 928 -2.0%
10669 Athens 921 -22.9%
10690 Rupert 919 -2.0%
10700 Rivesville 917 1.4%
10748 East Bank 904 -2.7%
10810 Bethany 888 -9.7%
10859 Belmont 876 -15.2%
10876 Gassaway 873 -3.0%
10888 Cameron 871 -27.7%
10951 Glasgow 860 10.1%
11017 Lumberport 848 -9.5%
11112 West Union 833 3.3%
11140 Elizabeth 827 -16.8%
11141 Gary 827 -9.0%
11224 Piedmont 813 -19.1%
11349 North Hills 793 -9.5%
11493 Middlebourne 766 -11.9%
11538 Triadelphia 759 -6.8%
11567 Smithers 754 -16.3%
11589 Anmoore 749 9.5%
11674 West Hamlin 736 6.0%
11806 War 715 -11.6%
11921 Mill Creek 696 5.2%
11961 Addison (Webster Springs) 688 -14.8%
12049 Beverly 675 4.1%
12065 Fort Gay 673 -17.9%
12130 Man 664 -13.4%
12163 White Hall 660 10.0%
12198 Franklin 652 -26.0%
12248 Davis 644 3.7%
12306 Peterstown 636 27.7%
12341 Ridgeley 630 -16.6%
12344 Danville 629 10.3%
12484 West Milford 609 -6.3%
12535 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 602 -18.5%
12547 Grant Town 601 -8.2%
12558 Bancroft 600 63.0%
12568 Pineville 599 -16.3%
12575 Reedsville 598 15.6%
12596 Hartford City 595 13.1%
12717 Rowlesburg 577 -5.7%
12729 Pratt 575 2.8%
12766 Gauley Bridge 570 -22.6%
12881 Thomas 556 -7.7%
12933 Union 550 0.5%
12960 Masontown 544 -15.6%
13063 Grantsville 531 -5.8%
13206 Delbarton 514 1.7%
13293 Pine Grove 504 -11.4%
13362 Clearview 497 -15.4%
13418 Paw Paw 491 -6.2%
13420 Burnsville 490 1.8%
13440 Junior 487 8.4%
13491 Beech Bottom 482 -21.7%
13492 Cowen 482 -5.6%
13576 Lost Creek 474 1.2%
13748 Clay 456 -22.8%
13800 Whitesville 451 -13.1%
13878 Matewan 442 -10.7%
14204 Fairview 408 -7.9%
14255 Gilbert 403 -2.6%
14359 Jane Lew 392 -2.9%
14376 Windsor Heights 390 -9.0%
14563 West Logan 372 -10.5%
14567 Capon Bridge 371 72.5%
14590 Farmington 369 -4.4%
14627 Kermit 364 43.3%
14706 Valley Grove 357 -16.7%
14710 Davy 356 -9.6%
14711 Ellenboro 356 -4.3%
14715 Northfork 356 -30.8%
14757 Meadow Bridge 352 10.0%
14824 Bramwell 346 -18.7%
15054 Handley 325 -9.9%
15082 Lester 323 0.6%
15125 Newburg 319 -11.1%
15177 Hedgesville 314 36.5%
15206 Flemington 312 8.7%
15383 Tunnelton 298 -11.3%
15434 Durbin 294 12.2%
15528 Bradshaw 286 -0.3%
15539 Mitchell Heights 286 -4.3%
15575 Albright 282 14.6%
15590 Harpers Ferry 281 -8.4%
15686 Hundred 273 -20.4%
15702 Quinwood 272 -37.3%
15721 Flatwoods 270 -22.6%
15732 Bayard 269 -9.7%
15814 Henderson 263 -19.0%
15829 Cairo 262 -0.3%
15856 Wardensville 261 6.0%
15902 Hendricks 257 -19.1%
15932 Iaeger 255 -28.1%
16084 Hillsboro 243 0.0%
16109 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 242 -2.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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
2009 489 13,444
2008 491 13,433
2007 489 13,457
2006 495 13,397
2005 497 13,377
2004 503 13,317
2003 503 13,331
2002 505 13,313
2001 506 13,327
2000 511 13,299
1990 549 12,610