Cove Creek, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cove Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Cove Creek had a population of 1,222 as of July 1, 2015. Cove Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cove Creek is located at latitude 36.2859 and longitude -81.7873 in Haywood County. The formal boundaries for the Cove Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Haywood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,516 feet.

The Cove Creek has a U6 Census Class Code which indicates a populated place that is not a census designated or incorporated place having an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cove Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Cove Creek, NC Boundary Map

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Cove Creek, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,222
Population in Households 1,221
Population in Familes 974
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 144
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 506
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $152,027
Average Home Value $177,206
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,157
Average Household Income $50,098
Per Capita Income $21,149
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.92%
Households 0.81% 0.97%
Families 0.34% 0.92%
Median Household Income   3.92%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.

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Cove Creek, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cove Creek to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 403 46th
Population Density1 # 677 9th
Diversity Index2 # 692 6th
Median Household Income # 381 49th
Per Capita Income # 343 54th

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