Cowpens is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,267 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cowpens is the 140th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Cowpens isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cowpens are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cowpens is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cowpens who work in office and administrative support (14.09%), teaching (10.74%), and sales jobs (9.56%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Cowpens is worth considering.
Cowpens is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Cowpens with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.99% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cowpens in 2010 was $17,714, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,856 for a family of four.
Cowpens is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cowpens home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cowpens residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cowpens include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Cowpens is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.