Cowpens is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,419 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cowpens who work in office and administrative support (16.80%), sales jobs (9.13%), and food service (7.54%).
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 education level of Cowpens citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.88% of adults in Cowpens have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cowpens in 2018 was $21,066, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,264 for a family of four. However, Cowpens contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Cowpens also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.10% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Cowpens is a very 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 German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Cowpens is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.