Cowden is a city located in Shelby County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 573, it is the 829th largest city in Illinois and the 12739th largest city in the United States . Cowden is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -8.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 629 in 2010. Cowden reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Cowden has a population density of 1,426 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cowden is $47,111 with a poverty rate of 22.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $62,700. The median age in Cowden is 38.7 years, 39 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.