Cowanshannock, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,654

Cowanshannock is a city located in Armstrong County, Indiana County, and Jefferson County Pennsylvania. Cowanshannock has a 2024 population of 2,654. Cowanshannock is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,734 in 2020.

The average household income in Cowanshannock is $74,158 with a poverty rate of 5.2%. The median age in Cowanshannock is 49 years: 48.1 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

Cowanshannock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cowanshannock was:

  • White: 98.28%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
45.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
58.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.93% (-80)
The current population of Cowanshannock, Pennsylvania is 2,654 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,734.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,68598.28%
Native American160.59%
Asian160.59%
Two or more races150.55%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cowanshannock Population by Race

Cowanshannock Population Pyramid 2024

Cowanshannock Median Age

49

Total

48.1

Male

50.2

Female

Cowanshannock Adults

There are 2,171 adults, (494 of whom are seniors) in Cowanshannock.

Cowanshannock Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowanshannock Sex Ratio

Female1,35749.67%
Male1,37550.33%

Cowanshannock Population by Age

Cowanshannock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1322.4188.311.7
Married7252.7597.52.5
Non Family2581.2875.624.4
Female1192.8357.142.9
Male302.371000

2.71

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cowanshannock Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1276.26%
Associates Degree31015.27%
Bachelors Degree23811.72%
Graduate Degree1165.71%
High School Graduate95447%
Less Than 9th Grade381.87%
Some College24712.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cowanshannock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cowanshannock Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9941,829345
Asian16168
Native American16160
Hispanic16160
2+ Races441

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Cowanshannock Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$54,000$34,646$61,902
Graduate Degree$71,250$0$71,382
High School Graduate$34,276$42,742$17,411
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,267$45,000$34,688
Some College$40,859$71,776$29,109

$42,267

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$34,688

Average Female

Cowanshannock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cowanshannock Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cowanshannock Language

94.4% of Cowanshannock residents speak only English, while 5.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Cowanshannock Language

Cowanshannock Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,6851264.69%
Native1616100%
Hispanic1616100%

5.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.36%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowanshannock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowanshannock is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowanshannock is White, with 4.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.68%.

Cowanshannock Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.7%
High School6.6%
Some College1.08%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cowanshannock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.7%
Female Employed2.29%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cowanshannock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cowanshannock Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,457$79,459
Households$63,077$74,158
Married Families$69,892$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,000$51,035

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cowanshannock Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

66.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowanshannock Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cowanshannock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cowanshannock Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cowanshannock Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

179

Number of Veterans

179

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam85
First Gulf War32
Korea26
Second Gulf War12
World War II0

Cowanshannock Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+66
65 to 7463
55 to 6434
35 to 5412
18 to 344

Cowanshannock Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1798.4%

Cowanshannock Veterans by Race

Cowanshannock Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowanshannock Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cowanshannock Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cowanshannock Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cowanshannock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

94.29%

Born in Cowanshannock

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Cowanshannock residents were born in the United States, with 94.29% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cowanshannock Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,544-22-0.86%
20282,566-22-0.85%
20272,588-22-0.84%
20262,610-22-0.84%
20252,632-22-0.83%
20242,654-22-0.82%
20232,676-22-0.82%
20222,698-22-0.81%
20212,720-14-0.51%
20202,734-2-0.07%
20192,736-32-1.16%
20182,768-29-1.04%
20172,797-17-0.6%
20162,814-22-0.78%
20152,836-19-0.67%
20142,855-13-0.45%
20132,868-6-0.21%
20122,874-13-0.45%
20112,887-13-0.45%
20102,90000%

Cowanshannock Population by Year