Copperas Cove is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 33,081 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Copperas Cove is the 92nd largest community in Texas.
Copperas Cove is a military town: the armed forces employs 8.75% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Education are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 17.12% and 14.94% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Also of interest is that Copperas Cove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Copperas Cove citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.28% of adults 25 and older in Copperas Cove have a college degree.
The per capita income in Copperas Cove in 2010 was $23,575, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,300 for a family of four. However, Copperas Cove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Copperas Cove is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Copperas Cove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Copperas Cove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Copperas Cove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.44% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Copperas Cove include Irish, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Copperas Cove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.