For population 25 years and over in Cowan:
For population 15 years and over in Cowan city:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (43.0 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (80.3 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (470.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Decherd, TN (2.3 miles ), Sewanee, TN (2.4 miles ), Winchester, TN (2.4 miles ), Sherwood, TN (3.0 miles) , Estill Springs, TN (3.1 miles ), Monteagle, TN (3.4 miles ), Pelham, TN (3.5 miles) , Harmony, TN (3.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.17 N, Longitude: 86.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 931
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Cowan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+8.4%).
Work and jobs in Cowan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cowan, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cowan-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Cowan city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cowan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from Cowan center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from Cowan center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Cowan:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowan:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Cowan and their reported violations in the past:COWAN BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIE (Population served: 2342, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 58.8% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
Cowan compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Cowan (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Cowan city (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
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Cowan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,558 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,800 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Cowan fatal accident list:
Dec 11, 1992 02:36 PM, Sr15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 1990 12:50 AM, Sr15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 1987 10:21 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 25, 1978 06:49 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1976 08:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1976 04:01 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $962,000
Total average daily traffic: 470
Total average daily truck traffic: 9
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 752
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cowan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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