Cowan, Tennessee Population 2021

1,644
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Cowan is a city located in Franklin County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,644, it is the 190th largest city in Tennessee and the 8374th largest city in the United States . Cowan is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,737 in 2010. Cowan reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Cowan has a population density of 791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cowan is $40,602 with a poverty rate of 26.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $567 per month, and the median house value is $78,600. The median age in Cowan is 45.7 years, 44.7 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Cowan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cowanwas:

  • White: 88.50%
  • Black or African American: 8.00%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cowan, Tennessee is 1,644 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,658.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,737.

Cowan, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16288.50%
Black or African American1058.00%
Two or More Races282.13%
Some Other Race141.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.30%
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Cowan Population by Race

Cowan Population Pyramid $2021

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Cowan Median Age

45.7


Total

44.7


Male

46.7


Female

Cowan Adults

There are 1,040 adults, (252 of whom are seniors) in Cowan.

Cowan Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowan Sex Ratio

Female

697

53.08%

Male

616

46.92%

Cowan Population by Age

Cowan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cowan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male20%80%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female58.6%41.4%
All59.3%40.7%
Married77.8%22.2%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cowan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6242.0859.3
Non Family2831.1550.9
Married2072.8577.8
Female992.8858.6
Male352.8920

2.83

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Cowan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10411.13%
9th to 12th Grade12413.28%
High School Graduate45148.29%
Some College13414.35%
Associates Degree181.93%
Bachelors Degree737.82%
Graduate Degree303.21%
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Cowan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cowan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White79761593
Black95647
2+ Races22113
Hispanic1814
Other Race1410
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 13.64%.

Cowan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,356$40,893$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$30,536$31,964$2,500
High School Graduate$35,101$39,531$26,786
Some College$31,250$$15,250
Bachelors Degree$46,705$46,136$60,250
Graduate Degree$$$2,500

$32,356

Average Earnings

$40,893

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Cowan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cowan Language by Age

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Cowan Language

97.39% of Cowan residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Cowan Language

Cowan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,13329225.77%
Hispanic422457.14%
Black1051514.29%
Multiple281450.00%

26.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.21%

Male Poverty Rate

29.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowan is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowan is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.03%.

Cowan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.18%
High School18.18%
Some College17.11%
Bachelors or Greater9.71%

Cowan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.63%
Female Unemployed46.67%
Female Employed11.17%
Male Employed10.00%

Cowan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cowan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,019$40,602
Families$47,188$53,372
Married Families$60,938-
Non Families$16,964$24,907
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Income by Household Type

Cowan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowan Married by Age and Sex

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Cowan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cowan Marital Status by Race

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Cowan Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War9
World War II3
Korea3

Cowan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6426
35 to 5423
65 to 7417
75+13
18 to 343

Cowan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White647.13%
Black1817.48%

Cowan Veterans by Race

Cowan Veterans by Education

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7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowan Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cowan Employment by Age

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Cowan Employment by Race

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Cowan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.42%

Born in Cowan

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Cowan residents were born in the United States, with 73.42% having been born in Tennessee. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cowan Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,644-7-0.42%
20201,651-7-0.42%
20191,658-7-0.42%
20181,665-6-0.36%
20171,671-11-0.65%
20161,682-7-0.41%
20151,689-11-0.65%
20141,700-6-0.35%
20131,70640.24%
20121,702-15-0.87%
20111,717-13-0.75%
20101,7300.00%

Cowan Population by Year