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Cove Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Cove Creek had a population of 1,228 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: ) 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.

The Cove Creek is located within Township of Cove Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Haywood County.

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Cove Creek, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,228
Population in Households 1,227
Population in Familes 985
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $39,634
Average Household Income $51,906
Per Capita Income $21,905


Total Housing Units 632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 408 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $170,349
Average Home Value $195,711


Total Households 507
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 341
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.67%
Households 0.54% 0.66%
Families 0.18% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

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, 2018 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 # 407 45th
Population Density # 676 9th
Diversity Index # 694 6th
Median Household Income # 462 38th
Per Capita Income # 456 38th

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