Demographics

People

Total Population1,475
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+517
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married41.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,446
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,048
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,569
% Above Poverty Level73.9%
% Below Poverty Level26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.1%
Median Gross Rent$542
Median House Value$77,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.9%
German11%
Irish10.9%
English6%
Welsh2.2%
Dutch1.5%
Polish0.7%
Swedish0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Swiss0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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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
Decherd3,151$45,372
Estill Springs2,282$54,803
Huntland821$55,313
Monteagle1,957$48,689
Sewanee2,352$152,917
Winchester8,578$57,797

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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