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Covel, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Covel Census Designated Place had a population of 136 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Covel, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 136
Population in Households 136
Population in Familes 117
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 641
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $41,323
Average Household Income $52,981
Per Capita Income $20,152


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $110,366


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.52% -0.9%
Households -0.7% -0.81%
Families -0.32% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

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, 2018 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 # 377 7th
Population Density # 223 45th
Diversity Index # 295 27th
Median Household Income # 166 59th
Per Capita Income # 294 28th

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