Cove City, North Carolina Population 2024

397

Cove City is a city located in Craven County North Carolina. Cove City has a 2024 population of 397. Cove City is currently growing at a rate of 1.53% annually and its population has increased by 4.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 380 in 2020.

The average household income in Cove City is $63,291 with a poverty rate of 10.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cove City is 54.4 years, 54.9 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Cove City Demographics

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

  • White: 59.24%
  • Black or African American: 35.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Other race: 2.05%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
622.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.47% (17)
The current population of Cove City, North Carolina is 397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 380.

Cove City, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37559.24%
Black or African American22435.39%
Two or more races213.32%
Other race132.05%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cove City Population by Race

Cove City Population Pyramid 2024

Cove City Median Age

54.4

Total

54.9

Male

54.2

Female

Cove City Adults

There are 481 adults, (158 of whom are seniors) in Cove City.

Cove City Age Dependency

96

Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cove City Sex Ratio

Female35856.56%
Male27543.44%

Cove City Population by Age

Cove City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2442.5968.931.1
Married1353.2464.435.6
Non Family601.4866.733.3
Female372.0586.513.5
Male122.587525
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cove City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cove City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cove City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.09%.

Cove City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,438

Average Earnings

$32,813

Average Male

$27,361

Average Female

Cove City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cove City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cove City Language

99.32% of Cove City residents speak only English, while 0.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Cove City Language

Cove City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2243616.07%
White375287.47%
showing: 2 rows

10.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cove City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cove City is Black, with 16.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cove City is White, with 7.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.53%.

Cove City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.26%
High School8.63%
Less Than 9th Grade5.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.96%
showing: 4 rows

Cove City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed6.9%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cove City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cove City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cove City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cove City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cove City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cove City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cove City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Cove City Veterans by War

count

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Cove City Veterans by Age

count

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Cove City Veterans by Race

Cove City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cove City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cove City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cove City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cove City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.83%

Born in Cove City

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Cove City residents were born in the United States, with 78.83% having been born in North Carolina. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cove City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942761.43%
202842161.45%
202741561.47%
202640961.49%
202540361.51%
202439761.53%
202339161.56%
202238561.58%
2021379-1-0.26%
2020380-9-2.31%
2019389-2-0.51%
2018391
2017391-1-0.26%
2016392-4-1.01%
2015396-4-1%
2014400-1-0.25%
2013401-1-0.25%
2012402
201140220.5%
2010400
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Cove City Population by Year