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Copperas Cove, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Copperas Cove had a population of 33,119 as of July 1, 2016. Copperas Cove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Copperas Cove is located at latitude 31.1178 and longitude -97.9131 in Coryell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Copperas Cove (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coryell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Copperas Cove are located in Coryell County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Lampasas County, and Bell County.

The City of Copperas Cove (GNIS ID: 2410225) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Copperas Cove is located within Copperas Cove Division of Coryell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Copperas Cove 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 Copperas Cove: Coperas Cove.

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Copperas Cove, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,119
Population in Households 32,921
Population in Familes 27,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density1 1,873
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 12,381
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 8,981
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,596 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,785 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,423 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $112,120
Average Home Value $135,821


Median Household Income $51,878
Average Household Income $63,541
Per Capita Income $24,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.28%
Households 0.69% 0.37%
Families 0.57% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Copperas Cove, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Copperas Cove to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 102 94th
Population Density1 # 335 81st
Diversity Index2 # 343 80th
Median Household Income # 579 67th
Per Capita Income # 743 58th

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