|Male Share of the Population||52.7%|
|Female Share of the Population||47.3%|
|Employed Population 16+||226|
|Age of the Population||45|
|% of people married||35.6%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||4.9%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$35,536|
|% Above Poverty Level||75.5%|
|% Below Poverty Level||24.5%|
|Average Commute Time||26 minutes|
|% Working from Home||1.8%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||1.3%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||32.9%|
|Median Gross Rent||$611|
|Median House Value||$55,000|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||14.6%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||41 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||87 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri|
|Standard Zip Codes||62422, 62438|
|Phone Area Codes||217|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||PANA 3 E|
|Jan Temp||16 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||40.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||18 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 67 F|
|Annual Precip||42 inches|
|Jan Temp||15 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||37.5 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, Cowden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Bowling Green (62422)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Dry Point Twp. Lib.
COUNTY HIGHWAY 651
Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
COWDEN-HERRICK HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 188
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 151 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1
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