Cowden, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 593 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 311  (52.6%)
Females: 282  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62422.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,381 (it was $25,938 in 2000)
Cowden:

$29,381
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,840 (it was $12,583 in 2000)

Cowden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,702 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Cowden:

$38,702
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $276.

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  • Races in Cowden, IL (2010)

    Cowden races chart
    • 62499.2%White alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Cowden detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cowden: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.1%), Irish (17.1%), United States (8.0%), English (5.2%), Dutch (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/27/1875

Elevation: 604 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,479 people per square mile   (low).

Cowden,IL real estate house value index trend

Cowden, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Cowden:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowden village:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cowden, Illinois as of December 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cowden to the number of sex offenders is 152 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $281 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $391 (1.0%)

Cowden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (41.9 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (85.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (189.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beecher City, IL (2.4 miles ), Herrick, IL (2.6 miles ), Tower Hill, IL (3.3 miles ), Shelbyville, IL (3.4 miles ), Shumway, IL (3.5 miles ), Stewardson, IL (3.5 miles ), Oconee, IL (3.7 miles ), Altamont, IL (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 88.86 W

Area code: 217

Cowden household income distribution Cowden home values distribution

Crime rates in Cowden by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2014
Murders 0000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Rapes 1100N/A0
per 100,000 170.1174.50.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 0001N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.0159.0N/A0.0
Assaults 2010N/A0
per 100,000 340.10.0176.10.0N/A0.0
Burglaries 1001N/A0
per 100,000 170.10.00.0159.0N/A0.0
Thefts 1001N/A2
per 100,000 170.10.00.0159.0N/A336.1
Auto thefts 000N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
Arson 0000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.1) 231.9145.336.767.867.614.0

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Crime rate in Cowden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cowden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cowden, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cowden-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Cowden village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cowden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from Cowden center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Cowden center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cowden topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Adams - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cowden:

  • SHELBYVILLE COMMUNITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • SHELBY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • RESERVOIR MANOR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • SHELBYVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • LUTHERAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALTAMONT, IL)
  • PARK PLACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PANA, IL)
  • PRAIRIE ROSE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PANA, IL)

Amtrak station near Cowden:

  • 20 miles: EFFINGHAM (S. BANKERS ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowden:

  • Lake Land College (about 29 miles; Mattoon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 41 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Millikin University (about 42 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 44 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 51 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 52 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 53 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)

Public high school in Cowden:

Public elementary/middle school in Cowden:

  • COWDEN-HERRICK GRADE SCHOOL (Location: RR 128, Grades: KG-5)
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Library in Cowden:

  • DRY POINT TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,487; Location: COUNTY HIGHWAY 651; 9,372 books; 125 audio materials; 509 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Cowden Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.2%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Cowden (2011 data):

  • Community Banks of Shelby County: Community Banks Of Shelby County at 126 North Grand Ave, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $45.9 mil, Deposits: $40.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cowden Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Cowden travel time to work - commute Cowden mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cowden village (based on Shelby County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,21641
Mainline Protestant2,71320
Catholic2,6353
Other122
None10,787-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Shelby County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Shelby County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Shelby County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

26.6%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cowden:

44.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cowden:

34.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cowden:

6.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cowden:

27.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

50.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cowden, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,449
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$2,219
Judicial and Legal 1$3,023$36,2760$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$786
Streets and Highways 2$5,369$32,2140$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$393
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$511
Totals for Government 3$8,392$33,56817$5,358

Cowden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $171,000 ($288.36)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($70.83)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($37.10)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($28.67)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($8.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($3.37)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($69.14)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($13.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $90,000 ($151.77)

Cowden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,000 ($48.90)
    All Other: $2,000 ($3.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($30.35)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($21.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($102.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $81,000 ($136.59)
    Highways: $17,000 ($28.67)
  • Tax - Property: $33,000 ($55.65)

Cowden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $342,000 ($576.73)

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Christian County, IL  0.57% ($35,061 average AGI)
from Macon County, IL  0.55% ($42,064)
from Coles County, IL  0.49% ($34,810)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Christian County, IL  0.77% ($30,379 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.77% ($40,712)
to Coles County, IL  0.65% ($29,464)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cowden:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WINU (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cowden:

  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W208AN (91.3 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cowden:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cowden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.247528 Lon: -88.862278, Call Sign: WPYL694
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.7600 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 09/03/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Walter BoehmRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Cowden SW, Lat: 39.250000 Lon: -88.865000, Type: Silo, Structure height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Cowden NW, Lat: 39.250000 Lon: -88.865000, Type: Silo, Structure height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Cowden, Locust St & N Ravine St (Lat: 39.250167 Lon: -88.865306), Type: Silo, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQTG590
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 01/29/2024, Certifier: James E ColemanRegistrant: Shelby Electric Cooperative Inc, Rt 128 & North 6th St, Shelbyville, IL 62565, Phone: (217) 774-3986, Fax: (217) 774-3330, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: W9TUL, Licensee ID: L00201297, Grant Date: 01/29/2000, Expiration Date: 01/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2012, Registrant: William J Hill Jr, 301 Elm St, Cowden, IL 62422
  • Call Sign: KC9MTI, Licensee ID: L01359050, Grant Date: 01/14/2008, Expiration Date: 01/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2015, Certifier: Fred W Wheeler Jr, Registrant: Fred W Wheeler Jr, 237 South Third, Cowden, IL 62422
  • Call Sign: W9MTI, Previous Call Sign: KC9MTI, Licensee ID: L01359050, Grant Date: 11/10/2015, Expiration Date: 11/10/2025, Certifier: Fred W Wheeler Jr, Registrant: Fred W Wheeler Jr, 237 S 3rd St, Cowden, IL 62422-1007

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6171W , Serial Number: 28-20198, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1964
    Registrant (Individual): James E Wasson, Rr 1 Box 148, Cowden, IL 62422

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cowden that have no violations reported:

  • COWDEN (Population served: 612, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Cowden, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1477.7 years
John1178.1 years
Charles980.9 years
George782.9 years
Mary674.7 years
Cecil577.6 years
Mildred585.2 years
Nellie579.6 years
Robert570.0 years
Thomas578.8 years
Most common last names in Cowden, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tucker1175.2 years
Moore1080.3 years
Beck1078.6 years
Miller982.5 years
Brown869.5 years
Phillips683.7 years
Lorton673.3 years
Dunaway684.7 years
Adams567.4 years
Mcelroy570.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Cowden compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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