Cowen, West Virginia

Population 486

Cowen is located in Webster County, WV. The population is 486, making Cowen the 2nd largest city in Webster County.

There are 1 public schools in Cowen with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Cowen is low , and there are 11 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cowen is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cowen property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cowen include Upperglade, Camden on Gauley and Tioga.

Cowen Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 26.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 7.1%

Crime Rate

24.49% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 91
  • Violent Crimes: 30
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 122
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

94.87% Higher than national avg.
  • 11 offenders in Cowen
  • 226.34 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

23 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 21

Unemployment

Very High 5.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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Summary
There are 1 K-12 public school in Cowen, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Cowen's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $476
  • 1 Bedroom: $545
  • 2 Bedrooms: $717
  • 3 Bedrooms: $934
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,046

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Environmental Hazards

23 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Cowen, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Cowen, WV is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Cowen, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.03°
  • February 31.58°
  • March 41.77°
  • April 51.87°
  • May 65.59°
  • June 67.31°
  • July 71.1°
  • August 70.54°
  • September 63.5°
  • October 51.95°
  • November 41.77°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cowen, WV

Earthquakes
Cowen, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Cowen, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Cowen, WV has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Cowen, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cowen, WV: $35,313

Unemployment

Unemployment in Cowen is 5.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 75.14%
White Collar - 24.86%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

1 FCC Tower view all

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  • No hospitals found in Cowen, WV

1 Library view all

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1 Retirement Home view all

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