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Cove, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Cove had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 549
Daytime Population: Workers 93
Daytime Population: Residents 287
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 717
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $54,818
Average Household Income $78,738
Per Capita Income $31,653


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $253,226
Average Home Value $309,239


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 178
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 -0.08% 0.04%
Households -0.12% 0.0%
Families 1.39% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

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, 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 # 253 33rd
Population Density # 235 38th
Diversity Index # 266 30th
Median Household Income # 119 69th
Per Capita Income # 72 81st

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