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Cove, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Cove had a population of 542 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cove is located at latitude 45.2964 and longitude -117.8105 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cove (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,926 feet.

The City of Cove (GNIS ID: 2410249) 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.

Oregon 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 Cove Division of Union 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 542
Population in Households 542
Population in Familes 468
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 708
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $261,667
Average Home Value $326,766


Median Household Income $57,894
Average Household Income $78,480
Per Capita Income $31,690
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.3%
Households -0.13% -0.17%
Families 1.62% -0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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 # 253 33rd
Population Density1 # 236 38th
Diversity Index2 # 276 28th
Median Household Income # 75 80th
Per Capita Income # 58 85th

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