29.4% of households in Cowan received food stamps in 2017


Cowan ranked 70th in Tennessee for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

195 of 664 Cowan households (29.4 percent) received food stamps. Cowan's population reached 1,477 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Robbins, which had 69 of 80 households receiving food stamps, 56.9 percent more than Cowan. In 2017 the population of Robbins was 197.

The cities with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state were Berry Hill, Signal Mountain. In these cities, 0.4 percent of households received foodstamps - 29 percent less than Cowan.

See the cities with the highest percentage of households receiving food stamps below.

Top food stamp cities in 2017
Rank
City
Total Households
Total households receiving food stamps
Percentage of households receiving food stamps
1
Robbins
80
69
86.3
2
Wrigley
72
42
58.3
3
Sneedville
508
277
54.5
4
Gallaway
264
141
53.4
5
Bon Aqua Junction
394
204
51.8
6
East Cleveland
566
286
50.5
7
Tiptonville
798
395
49.5
8
Helenwood
359
167
46.5
9
Maynardville
902
417
46.2
10
Oneida
1654
746
45.1
11
Moscow
254
114
44.9
12
Ridgely
806
356
44.2
13
Petros
251
110
43.8
14
Pikeville
705
309
43.8
15
Mason
302
132
43.7
16
Covington
3433
1480
43.1
17
Stanton
165
71
43
18
Wartburg
362
154
42.5
19
Grimsley
571
239
41.9
20
Palmer
273
114
41.8
21
Viola
34
14
41.2
22
Newport
2965
1194
40.3
23
Savannah
2635
1061
40.3
24
Lake
728
282
38.7
25
La Follette
2683
1025
38.2
26
Henning
507
191
37.7
27
Ripley
3320
1248
37.6
28
New Tazewell
1359
506
37.2
29
Big Sandy
256
95
37.1
30
Huntsville
512
190
37.1
31
Gates
247
88
35.6
32
Byrdstown
386
137
35.5
33
Rutledge
631
223
35.3
34
Scotts Hill
369
130
35.2
35
Woodbury
1054
367
34.8
36
Lexington
3072
1064
34.6
37
Graysville
698
237
34
38
Jefferson
2866
965
33.7
39
Red Boiling Springs
566
191
33.7
40
Luttrell
408
137
33.6
41
Brownsville
4103
1376
33.5
42
Cedar Hill
93
31
33.3
43
Philadelphia
294
98
33.3
44
Harriman
2539
844
33.2
45
Linden
411
135
32.8
46
Petersburg
241
78
32.4
47
Rockwood
2277
734
32.2
48
Tellico Plains
386
124
32.1
49
Elgin
139
44
31.7
50
Humboldt
3217
1020
31.7
51
Selmer
1789
564
31.5
52
Greenfield
920
289
31.4
53
Halls
955
300
31.4
54
Henry
191
60
31.4
55
Gleason
565
176
31.2
56
Hohenwald
1448
452
31.2
57
Jellico
1071
333
31.1
58
Parsons
922
283
30.7
59
Winfield
404
124
30.7
60
Benton
667
204
30.6
61
Crossville
4571
1400
30.6
62
Altamont
378
115
30.4
63
Bethel Springs
227
69
30.4
64
Copperhill
222
67
30.2
65
Ardmore
478
144
30.1
66
Parrottsville
136
41
30.1
67
Morrison
237
71
30
68
Fayetteville
3118
921
29.5
69
South Pittsburg
1256
370
29.5
70
Cowan
664
195
29.4
71
Fairfield
41
12
29.3
72
Mooresburg
338
99
29.3
73
Lawrenceburg
4419
1289
29.2
74
Mount Pleasant
1870
542
29
75
Ethridge
222
64
28.8
76
Henderson
2028
584
28.8
77
Middleton
233
67
28.8
78
Vanleer
132
38
28.8
79
Adamsville
790
227
28.7
80
Rogersville
1804
517
28.7
81
Friendship
271
77
28.4
82
Somerville
1318
373
28.3
83
Dodson Branch
408
114
27.9
84
Madisonville
1920
536
27.9
85
Smithville
1717
479
27.9
86
Bruceton
525
146
27.8
87
Sparta
1781
496
27.8
88
Toone
137
38
27.7
89
Oakdale
76
21
27.6
90
Fincastle
552
152
27.5
91
Paris
4200
1156
27.5
92
McMinnville
5528
1511
27.3
93
Trezevant
337
92
27.3
94
Sunbright
191
52
27.2
95
Huntingdon
1455
394
27.1
96
Hollow Rock
257
69
26.8
97
Shelbyville
7497
1999
26.7
98
Westmoreland
824
219
26.6
99
Sharon
483
128
26.5
100
Union
4382
1161
26.5

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