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Cove City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cove City had a population of 381 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cove City is located at latitude 35.189 and longitude -77.3205 in Craven County. 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. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Cove City (GNIS ID: 2406327) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Cove City is located within Township 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craven County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cove City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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, 2016)


Total Population 381
Population in Households 381
Population in Familes 311
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 598
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $77,778
Average Home Value $96,667


Median Household Income $37,587
Average Household Income $50,735
Per Capita Income $21,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.74% -0.58%
Households -0.97% -0.63%
Families -1.27% -0.94%
Median Household Income   -1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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, 2016 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 # 612 17th
Population Density1 # 405 45th
Diversity Index2 # 283 62nd
Median Household Income # 442 40th
Per Capita Income # 394 47th

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