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Cove, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Cove had a population of 719 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cove is located at latitude 29.8139 and longitude -94.8122 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Cove (GNIS ID: 2410250) 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 Cove is located within Mont Belvieu Division of Chambers County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cove, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 719
Daytime Population: Workers 58
Daytime Population: Residents 366
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 424
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 719
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 606
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $109,649
Average Household Income $123,985
Per Capita Income $38,007


Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (90.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $189,732
Average Home Value $228,782


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 225
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 4.85% 2.41%
Households 4.33% 2.41%
Families 5.95% 2.29%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Cove, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cove to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1120 36th
Population Density # 1074 39th
Diversity Index # 961 45th
Median Household Income # 70 96th
Per Capita Income # 179 90th

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