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Cove, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Cove had a population of 379 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cove is located at latitude 34.439 and longitude -94.4257 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

The Town of Cove (GNIS ID: 2406326) 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.

The Town of Cove is located within Township of White, a minor civil division (MCD) of Polk 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, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 379
Daytime Population: Workers 87
Daytime Population: Residents 256
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 343
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 379
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 222
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $35,570
Average Household Income $46,228
Per Capita Income $18,476


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $76,563
Average Home Value $107,407


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 101
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 -0.11% -0.32%
Households -0.09% -0.41%
Families 0.14% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Cove, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cove to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 341 37th
Population Density # 395 27th
Diversity Index # 290 46th
Median Household Income # 338 38th
Per Capita Income # 410 24th

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