Cowpens, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 2,279. Estimated population in 2021: 2,330 (+2.2% change)
Males: 1,068 (46.9%), Females: 1,211 (53.1%)

Spartanburg County

Zip code: 29330

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $30,815
Median house value: $72,100

Races in Cowpens:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.7%)
  • Black (21.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (13.8%), Irish (8.8%), German (5.7%), English (5.0%), French (2.2%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cowpens

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowpens town

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

3.4% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +244 (+12.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cowpens:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cowpens:

  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 30 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 43 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 58 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cowpens:

  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 13 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Abbreviation: SPA)
  • SHELBY MUNI (about 22 miles; SHELBY, NC; Abbreviation: EHO)
  • FAIRVIEW (about 24 miles; LANDRUM, SC; Abbreviation: 33A)
Amtrak station near Cowpens:

  • 11 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowpens:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 11 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
Private high school in Cowpens:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 188; Location: 650 BATTLEGROUND ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cowpens:

  • COWPENS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 150 FOSTER STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COWPENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 341 FOSTER STREET; Grades: PK – 05)

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