Cowan, TN Population

Population: 1,770. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,756 (-0.8% change)
Males: 820 (46.3%), Females: 950 (53.7%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 37318

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $27,448
Median house value: $57,200

Races in Cowan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (14.5%), Irish (10.6%), English (9.9%), German (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Dutch (1.8%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cowan

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowan city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+8.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cowan:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cowan:

  • LOVELL FIELD (about 57 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 64 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • SMYRNA (about 68 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cowan:

  • WINCHESTER MUNI (about 3 miles; WINCHESTER, TN; Abbreviation: BGF)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 10 miles; SEWANEE, TN; Abbreviation: UOS)
  • TULLAHOMA REGIONAL ARPT/WM NORTHERN FIELD (about 21 miles; TULLAHOMA, TN; Abbreviation: THA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowan:

  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 51 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 53 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
Public primary/middle schools in Cowan:

  • J D JACKSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 601 W CUMBERLAND ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • COWAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 501 EAST CUMBERLAND STRE; Grades: PK – 06)

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