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Cove Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Cove Creek had a population of 1,252 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.6065 and longitude -83.0113 in Haywood County. The formal boundaries for the Cove Creek 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 Jonathan Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Haywood County.


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Cove Creek, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cove Creek, NC Housing Affordability Index is 128
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cove Creek, NC Wealth Index is 71
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,252 (100%)
Population in Households 1,251 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,001 (80.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 147
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,712
Average Household Income $66,998
Per Capita Income $28,244
Wealth Index4 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 426 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $199,500
Housing Affordability Index3 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.73% 0.82%
Households 0.71% 0.8%
Families 0.41% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

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, 2019 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 45th
Population Density # 675 9th
Diversity Index # 694 6th
Median Household Income # 362 51st
Per Capita Income # 236 68th

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