Copperas Cove, TX

Copperas Cove profile

Living in Copperas Cove

Copperas Cove is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 36,670 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Copperas Cove is the 92nd largest community in Texas.

Copperas Cove is a military town: the armed forces employs 6.19% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Healthcare and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 13.05% and 11.62% 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 percentage of adults in Copperas Cove who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.81% of the adults in Copperas Cove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Copperas Cove in 2018 was $25,219, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,876 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 19.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Copperas Cove include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Copperas Cove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.