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People

Total Population 1,702
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 22.7%
Employed Population 16+ 627
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 42.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,542
% Above Poverty Level 75.2%
% Below Poverty Level 24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.3%
Median Gross Rent $442
Median House Value $93,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.4%
US/American 0%
English 13.7%
Irish 16.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cowpens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles E of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Spartanburg
Metro Area Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson
Standard Zip Codes 29330
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.027
Longitude -81.804

Cowpens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPARTANBURG 3 SSE
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
Station NINETY NINE ISLANDS
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station GRNVL SPART AP GREER
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chesnee 717 $27,361
Gaffney 12,562 $41,701
Inman 2,182 $47,000
Jonesville 833 $28,529
Pacolet 2,453 $36,250
Spartanburg 37,465 $39,266

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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