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People

Total Population 1,436
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 508
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,393
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $501
Median House Value $77,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29%
US/American 0%
English 13.2%
Irish 14.4%

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

Cowan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 37318
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.164
Longitude -86.01

Cowan 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 WINCHESTER 1 E
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Station BRIDGEPORT 5 NW
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 62.5 inches
Station SCOTTSBORO
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Decherd 2,703 $40,208
Estill Springs 2,142 $52,069
Huntland 723 $52,981
Monteagle 1,436 $43,068
Sewanee 2,642 $95,156
Winchester 8,502 $47,875

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

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