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People

Total Population 527
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 159
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.8%
Median Earnings25+ $21,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,953
% Above Poverty Level 75.9%
% Below Poverty Level 24.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $595
Median House Value $48,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.7%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 13.3%

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

Cowen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 26206
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.409
Longitude -80.558

Cowen 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 WEBSTER SPRINGS 1 E
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station RICHWOOD 1 SSE
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
Station PICKENS 1
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 66.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cowen, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boggs (26206)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Flatwoods 312 $31,719
Gassaway 913 $44,625
Richwood 2,180 $33,553
Summersville 3,531 $64,519
Sutton 1,231 $52,548

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

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Cowen Public Library
MILL STREET
Cowen, West Virginia
(304) 226-5332

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