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Cove City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cove City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Craven County at latitude 35.189 and longitude -77.3205. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Cove City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cove City, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cove City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Cove City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cove City: ConeCreek, Core Creek, Cove, Cove Creek.

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Cove City, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 411
Population in Households 411
Population in Familes 336
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 645
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $94,444
Average Home Value $108,209


Median Household Income $39,053
Average Household Income $49,182
Per Capita Income $21,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.7% 0.53%
Households 0.95% 0.56%
Families 0.4% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cove City, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cove City to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 597 19th
Population Density1 # 381 49th
Diversity Index2 # 301 60th
Median Household Income # 368 50th
Per Capita Income # 339 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.