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Cowan is a city in Franklin County, in the Tullahoma metro area.

The community was named for Dr. J.B. Cowan

The latitude of Cowan is 35.164N. The longitude is -86.01W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,757.


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Median household income
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$27,448
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cowan demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Hawkins
Railroad town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.9 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Cowan Railroad Museum

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8% of Cowan residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cowan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cowan was $18,352, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Cowan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cowan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.


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Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cowan political report.

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The average commute time for Cowan workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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