Cowden Shelby County, Illinois

Cowden: Settlement in Illinois, USA

About

Cowden is a city located in the county of Shelby in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 629 and a population density of 1,573 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 573 inhabitants.

Cowden Quick Facts

Population : 573 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Shelby County
Postal code : 62422
Plate code : 217
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 0.4 km2
Altitude : 597 feet / 182 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:33:40 (24th January 2022)
Density : 1,433 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.77% (2010-2020)

Geography

Cowden is located at 39°14'54"N 88°51'44"W (39.2483800, -88.8622900).

Cowden map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cowden decreased by 9.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 629 - census
2011 607 -3.62% estimation process
2012 604 -0.5% estimation process
2013 599 -0.83% estimation process
2014 597 -0.34% estimation process
2015 588 -1.53% estimation process
2016 584 -0.68% estimation process
2017 584 0% estimation process
2018 582 -0.34% estimation process
2019 579 -0.52% estimation process
2020 573 -1.05% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,320
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 19,508
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 19,728
April 1, 2010 Population : 19,506
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.9%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 46.3%
White only, percent : 84.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 5.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 863
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.4%

Cowden zip code is 62422. County name: Shelby, County fips: 17173

Cowden, Cowden City

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $1,542,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $4,000+
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $688
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,181
2015-2019 Households : 8,956
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 114,986
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 42,586
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 161,197
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,152
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $136,702
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $96,883
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,612
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,978
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,422
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 613
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,867
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 318
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,192
2010 population per square mile : 13,673.6
2010 land area in square miles : 1.43

Schools in Cowden

College & universities near Cowden, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146506 Lake Land College Mattoon (IL) 61938

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cowden, IL

Code Name Address Type
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Cowden

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cowden Post Office Cowden (IL) 62422

Other cities in Shelby County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Shelby County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Shelbyville 4,420 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Lakewood 3,967 City in Illinois, United States of America
Moweaqua 1,684 City in Illinois, United States of America
Windsor 1,128 Town in Shelby County, Illinois, United States
Stewardson 718 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Findlay 628 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Tower Hill 582 Village in the United States
Strasburg 435 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sigel 428 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Herrick 423 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Todds Point 409 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Clarksburg 381 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Oconee 169 Township in Shelby County, Illinois