Cowen strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Cowen to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||58 miles E of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||143 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||26206|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WEBSTER SPRINGS 1 E|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.8|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||506|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||9%|
|French (except Basque)||0.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Cowen, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Boggs (26206)
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
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