Cowan, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cowan, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Cowan had a population of 1,777 as of July 1, 2016. Cowan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cowan is located at latitude 35.163 and longitude -86.014 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cowan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Cowan (GNIS ID: 2404142) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Cowan is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cowan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cowan: Hawkins.


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Cowan, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,777
Population in Households 1,773
Population in Familes 1,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 860
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 776
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 505
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $84,125
Average Home Value $122,056
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,738
Average Household Income $42,988
Per Capita Income $18,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.34%
Households 0.65% 0.51%
Families 1.02% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cowan, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cowan to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 213 50th
Population Density1 # 104 76th
Diversity Index2 # 125 70th
Median Household Income # 366 15th
Per Capita Income # 310 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.