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Demographics

People

Total Population525
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+162
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,719
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,344
% Above Poverty Level70.1%
% Below Poverty Level29.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone25.1%
Median Gross Rent$585
Median House Value$52,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.3%
German17.3%
Irish14.9%
English5.7%
Italian2.1%
Dutch1.1%
French Except Basque0.8%
Welsh0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Austrian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Cowen Almanac

CategoryValue
County Webster County
Standard Zip Codes26206
Phone Area Codes304,681
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.41
Approximate Longitude-80.55

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)

StationWEBSTER SPRINGS 1 E
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 40 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches
StationRICHWOOD 1 SSE
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches
StationPICKENS 1
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp57 to 78 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip66.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Flatwoods286$31,042
Gassaway948$46,786
Richwood2,064$34,609
Summersville3,496$70,250
Sutton1,218$53,681

Cowen Public Libraries

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

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Cowen Public Schools

Glade Elementary School
25 Mill St.
ZIP: 26206
(304) 226-5353
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Glade Middle School
25 Mill Street
ZIP: 26206
(304) 226-5353
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