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Population (year 2000): 29,592. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,643 (+3.6% change)
Males: 14,649 (49.5%), Females: 14,943 (50.5%)

Coryell County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 26.9 years
Median household income: $37,869 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,600 (year 2000)

Copperas Cove, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Copperas Cove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.6%)
  • Black (20.4%)
  • Hispanic (11.7%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Other race (5.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.4%), Irish (10.3%), United States (8.4%), English (6.5%), Italian (3.2%), French (2.6%).Cove, Texas forum

Land area: 13.9 square miles

Copperas

For population 25 years and over in Copperas Cove

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Copperas Cove city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

7.6% Foreign born (3.4% Europe, 2.1% Asia, 1.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,206 (+21.3%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (12.1 miles Killeen, pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Austin, (57.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (122.8 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (6.3 miles Kempner, Hood, TX (8.4 miles Fort TX (12.1 miles Killeen, Heights, TX Harker (17.3 miles TX Lampasas, (19.7 miles TX (20.4 miles Nolanville, TX (20.6 miles Florence, TX Gatesville, (24.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 169 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2004: 162 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2005: 316 buildings, average cost: $120,100

Latitude: 31.12 N, Longitude: 97.90 W

Area code: 254

Copperas Cove, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.8%), Public administration (14.3%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,867 (-30.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,192 (21.8%)

Crime in Copperas Cove by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 0.0
Rapes 4 2 5 4 11 20
    per 100,000 13.5 6.8 16.9 13.5 37.2 67.6
Robberies 9 16 10 14 11 20
    per 100,000 30.4 54.1 33.8 47.3 37.2 67.6
Assaults 170 128 96 118 128 61
    per 100,000 574.5 432.5 324.4 398.8 432.5 206.1
Burglaries 271 227 230 282 270 252
    per 100,000 915.8 767.1 777.2 953.0 912.4 851.6
Thefts 728 748 848 804 643 782
    per 100,000 2460.1 2527.7 2865.6 2717.0 2172.9 2642.6
Auto thefts 59 48 44 53 46 26
    per 100,000 199.4 162.2 148.7 179.1 155.4 87.9
311.3 273.2 262.7 289.1 282.5 260.9

Average climate in Copperas Cove, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Copperas

Copperas Cove-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Copperas Cove city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category 5 tornado 45.7 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: T.J. Hollowell - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Apr 8, 1981), Vontez Duff - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Mar 8, 1982).


Hospitals/medical centers near Copperas Cove:
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; KILLEEN, TX)
  • ROLLINS BROOK COMMUNITY (about 21 miles; LAMPASAS, TX)
  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; GATESVILLE, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Copperas Cove:
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 7 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; ID: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 16 miles; KILLEEN, TX; ID: ILE)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 35 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Copperas Cove:
  • HOOD AAF (about 14 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; ID: HLR)
  • LAMPASAS (about 20 miles; LAMPASAS, TX; ID: T28)
  • CITY-COUNTY (about 22 miles; GATESVILLE, TX; ID: 05F)

Amtrak stations near Copperas Cove:
  • 10 miles: FORT HOOD (BLDG. 108, 76 TANK BATTALION AVE.) - Bus Station
  • 12 miles: KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 49 $148,132 $36,277 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 7 $12,903 $22,119 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $46,352 $69,528 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $11,639 $27,933 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $40,583 $24,349 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $14,072 $24,123 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $28,543 $19,028 0 $0
Natural Resources 4 $5,953 $17,859 0 $0
Water Supply 21 $46,631 $26,646 0 $0
Firefighters 43 $131,538 $36,708 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $14,440 $34,656 0 $0
Health 4 $10,844 $32,532 0 $0
Local Libraries 10 $19,408 $23,289 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $10,226 $20,452 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,630 $19,560 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $19,897 $23,876 0 $0
Totals for Government 218 $562,792 $30,979 0 $0
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Copperas Cove:
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 9 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 29 miles; BELTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 38 miles; TEMPLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 59 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • SAINT EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,870)
Public high schools in Copperas Cove:
  • COPPERAS COVE H S (Students: 2,059; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CROSSROADS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Copperas Cove:
  • COVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 2205 FM 3046; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Copperas Cove:
  • S C LEE J H (Students: 564; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LOVETT LEDGER INT (Students: 555; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • COPPERAS COVE J H (Students: 526; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • C R CLEMENTS INT (Students: 516; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • MARTIN WALKER EL (Students: 485; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HETTIE HALSTEAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 479; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: PK - 04)
  • J L WILLIAMS EL (Students: 459; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HOLLIE PARSONS EL (Students: 456; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: PK - 04)
  • MISS JEWELL EL (Students: 452; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: PK - 04)
  • FAIRVIEW EL (Students: 436; Location: 703 W AVE D; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Copperas Cove:
  • PERFECT PRAISE ACADEMY (Students: 66; Location: P.O. BOX 960; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CARE-A-LOT SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 501 TURNER; Grades: PK - 1)
  • ACADEMY OF SMALLER SCHOLARS (Students: 16; Location: 413 ALLEN ST; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Copperas Cove:
  • COPPERAS COVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $384,042; Location: 501 S MAIN ST; 50,580 books; 1,335 audio materials; 732 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Copperas Cove: Copperas Cove Municipal Golf Course (A), Copperas Cove Stagestop and Post Office (B).

Churches in Copperas Cove include: Church of Christ Cove (A), Fairview Baptist Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church - Copperas Cove (D), First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove (E), Five Hills Assembly of God Church (F), Holy Family Church (G), Crestview Christian Church (H).

Cemetery: Copperas Cove Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Minjou Lake (A).

Parks in Copperas Cove include: Heritage Park (1), Copperas Cove City Park (2), Bulldog Stadium (3), Copperas Hill Estates Park (4), Highland Park (5).


Copperas Cove compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Copperas Cove:
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Copperas Cove:
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBEY (92.5 FM; BURNET, TX; Owner: MUNBILLA BROADCASTING PROPERTIES, LTD.)
TV broadcast stations around Copperas Cove:
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPLE-LP (Channel 31; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KILLEEN CHRISTIAN B/CING.CORPORATION)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

 

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