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Covel, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Covel Census Designated Place had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Covel is located at latitude 37.4907 and longitude -81.3197 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Covel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,929 feet.

The Covel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586787) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Covel Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Covel 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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Covel, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 139
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 655
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $88,333
Average Home Value $96,951


Median Household Income $38,666
Average Household Income $52,337
Per Capita Income $20,241
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.44%
Households -0.3% -0.78%
Families 0.0% -0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.

Covel, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covel to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia 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 # 378 7th
Population Density1 # 223 45th
Diversity Index2 # 294 28th
Median Household Income # 175 57th
Per Capita Income # 234 42nd

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