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Cove City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cove City had a population of 369 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 369
Daytime Population: Workers 115
Daytime Population: Residents 199
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 314
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 369
Population in Familes 301
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 579
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $39,116
Average Household Income $53,620
Per Capita Income $22,547


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $79,839
Average Home Value $99,145


Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.07% -0.83%
Households -1.09% -0.78%
Families -1.35% -1.16%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

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, 2017 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 # 613 17th
Population Density # 414 44th
Diversity Index # 293 60th
Median Household Income # 440 41st
Per Capita Income # 368 50th

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