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Covel, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Covel Census Designated Place had a population of 135 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Covel, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 135
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 104
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 135
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 636
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $42,193
Average Household Income $54,696
Per Capita Income $20,958


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $96,429
Average Home Value $106,250


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 37
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 -0.69% -1.06%
Households -0.8% -0.81%
Families -0.37% -1.11%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

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, 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 # 378 7th
Population Density # 226 44th
Diversity Index # 298 28th
Median Household Income # 130 68th
Per Capita Income # 240 41st

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