Demographics

People

Total Population1,477
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+513
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married38.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10%
Median Earnings25+$30,795
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,700

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,083
% Above Poverty Level70.7%
% Below Poverty Level29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$488
Median House Value$76,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.7%
Irish15.4%
German13.3%
English6.6%
Welsh2%
Dutch1.1%
Polish0.9%
Swedish0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Cowan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes37318
Phone Area Codes931
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.16
Approximate 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)

StationWINCHESTER 1 E
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.2 inches
StationBRIDGEPORT 5 NW
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip62.5 inches
StationSCOTTSBORO
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip58.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Decherd3,073$44,705
Estill Springs2,125$55,260
Huntland693$56,477
Monteagle1,875$47,813
Sewanee2,377$118,011
Winchester8,467$55,812

Cowan Public Schools

Cowan Elementary
501 East Cumberland St
ZIP: 37318
(931) 967-7353
Primary
Total Enrollment 281
South Middle School
601 West Cumberland St
ZIP: 37318
(931) 967-7355
Middle
Total Enrollment 442
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