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Cove, Oregon - Basic Facts

Cove is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Cove.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Union County at latitude 45.2965 and longitude -117.808. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,926 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cove (see map) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Cove, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 534
Population in Households 534
Population in Familes 462
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 698
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 235
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $224,167
Average Home Value $256,421


Median Household Income $51,660
Average Household Income $64,808
Per Capita Income $26,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.78% -0.68%
Households -0.49% -0.52%
Families 2.12% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Cove, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cove to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 252 33rd
Population Density1 # 238 37th
Diversity Index2 # 274 28th
Median Household Income # 110 71st
Per Capita Income # 104 73rd

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