Copperas Cove, Texas Population 2021

34,715
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Copperas Cove is a city located in Coryell County Texas. With a 2020 population of 34,715, it is the 97th largest city in Texas and the 1136th largest city in the United States . Copperas Cove is currently growing at a rate of 2.18% annually and its population has increased by 8.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,032 in 2010. Copperas Cove reached it's highest population of 34,715 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Copperas Cove has a population density of 1,925 people per square mile.

The average household income in Copperas Cove is $65,674 with a poverty rate of 13.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $112,000. The median age in Copperas Cove is 32 years, 32 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Copperas Cove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Copperas Cove was:

  • White: 67.88%
  • Black or African American: 15.87%
  • Two or more races: 10.47%
  • Asian: 3.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.39%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.50%
The current population of Copperas Cove, Texas is 34,715 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,495.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,032.

Copperas Cove, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,20867.88%
Black or African American5,19215.87%
Two or More Races3,42610.47%
Asian9803.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4551.39%
Some Other Race2900.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.50%
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Copperas Cove Population by Race

Copperas Cove Population Pyramid $2021

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Copperas Cove Median Age

32


Total

32


Male

31.9


Female

Copperas Cove Adults

There are 23,973 adults, (3,431 of whom are seniors) in Copperas Cove.

Copperas Cove Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Copperas Cove Sex Ratio

Female

17,280

52.82%

Male

15,435

47.18%

Copperas Cove Population by Age

Copperas Cove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Copperas Cove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.8%33.2%
All54.3%45.7%
Male49.9%50.1%
Non Family41.9%58.1%
Female41.6%58.4%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Copperas Cove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3252.6354.3
Married5,9313.3166.8
Non Family3,8091.2741.9
Female1,9563.1541.6
Male6292.8649.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Copperas Cove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2951.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,0965.24%
High School Graduate5,55326.57%
Some College6,89833.00%
Associates Degree3,01114.40%
Bachelors Degree2,87013.73%
Graduate Degree1,1805.65%
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Copperas Cove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Copperas Cove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,67511,8192,409
Hispanic3,2192,896645
Black3,0922,979596
2+ Races1,3861,258163
Asian729656288
Islander3413416
Other Race24521541
Native American919119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.51%.

Copperas Cove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,513$37,392$28,903
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$19,943$
High School Graduate$25,231$27,211$21,297
Some College$35,431$40,921$30,192
Bachelors Degree$39,545$44,750$33,920
Graduate Degree$47,034$45,000$47,872

$32,513

Average Earnings

$37,392

Average Male

$28,903

Average Female

Copperas Cove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Copperas Cove Language by Age

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Copperas Cove Language

86.59% of Copperas Cove residents speak only English, while 13.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.41% of the population.

Copperas Cove Language

Copperas Cove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7451,6659.38%
Hispanic5,85884714.46%
Multiple3,40983924.61%
Black5,12675314.69%
Asian96735036.19%
Islander4558017.58%
Native1642817.07%
Other278248.63%

13.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.64%

Male Poverty Rate

14.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copperas Cove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copperas Cove is Asian, with 36.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copperas Cove is Other, with 8.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.36%.

Copperas Cove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.28%
High School11.32%
Some College9.27%
Bachelors or Greater7.42%

Copperas Cove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.59%
Male Unemployed30.20%
Male Employed5.64%
Female Employed4.96%

Copperas Cove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Copperas Cove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,284$65,674
Families$59,174$70,998
Married Families$68,831-
Non Families$32,797$48,985
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Income by Household Type

Copperas Cove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Copperas Cove Married by Age and Sex

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Copperas Cove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Copperas Cove Marital Status by Race

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Copperas Cove Marital Status

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6,167

Number of Veterans

4,456

Male Veterans

1,711

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,158
First Gulf War3,006
Vietnam1,303
Korea109
World War II21

Copperas Cove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,758
18 to 341,118
55 to 641,008
65 to 74922
75+361

Copperas Cove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,29827.48%
Black1,36938.27%
Hispanic70120.26%
2+ Races28717.20%
Islander7321.16%
Asian638.81%
Other Race5623.05%
Native American2116.54%

Copperas Cove Veterans by Race

Copperas Cove Veterans by Education

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6.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copperas Cove Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Copperas Cove Employment by Age

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Copperas Cove Employment by Race

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Copperas Cove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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34.29%

Born in Copperas Cove

91.77%

Native Born

8.23%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

4.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.77% of Copperas Cove residents were born in the United States, with 34.29% having been born in Texas. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Copperas Cove Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,7157402.18%
202033,9757402.23%
201933,2357402.28%
201832,49520.01%
201732,493470.14%
201632,446-330-1.01%
201532,776-19-0.06%
201432,795-420-1.26%
201333,215-140-0.42%
201233,3552560.77%
201133,0997142.20%
201032,3852,7930.91%
200029,5925,5132.08%
199024,0794,6102.15%
198019,4698,6516.05%
197010,8180.00%

Copperas Cove Population by Year