Copperas Cove, TX

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Population

32,844

0.629% decline

Poverty Rate

13.1%


Median Age

31.9


Median Household Income

$52,017

1.35% growth

Number of Employees

12,610

0.807% growth

Median Property Value

$106,400

3.7% growth

About

In 2017, Copperas Cove, TX had a population of 32.8k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $52,017. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Copperas Cove, TX declined from 33,052 to 32,844, a -0.629% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,322 to $52,017, a 1.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Copperas Cove, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.3%), White (Hispanic) (11.2%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (5.97%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (2.9%). N/A% of the people in Copperas Cove, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Copperas Cove, TX are Central Texas College (3,811 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Copperas Cove, TX is $106,400, and the homeownership rate is 55.8%. Most people in Copperas Cove, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Copperas Cove, TX is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Copperas Cove, TX employs 12.6k people. The largest industries in Copperas Cove, TX are Public Administration (1,752 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,630 people), and Retail Trade (1,562 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($45,938), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,458), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,438).

Median household income in Copperas Cove, TX is $52,017. Males in Copperas Cove, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Copperas Cove, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,017

2017 value

± $3,157

1.35%

1 Year Growth

± 8.09%

Households in Copperas Cove, TX have a median annual income of $52,017, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,322 in 2016, which represents a 1.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Copperas Cove, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 108.03

  2. Census Tract 107.01

  3. Census Tract 106.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Copperas Cove, TX was Census Tract 108.03 with a value of $72,171, followed by Census Tract 107.01 and Census Tract 106.04, with respective values of $60,196 and $58,750.

The following map shows all of the places in Copperas Cove, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Copperas Cove, TX (4.24k out of 32.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,241 ± 326

  2. Hispanic

    934 ± 240

  3. Black

    896 ± 254

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Copperas Cove, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.6k

2017 Value

± 794

0.807%

1 Year growth

± 8.69%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Copperas Cove, TX grew at a rate of 0.807%, from 12.5k employees to 12.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Copperas Cove, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,114 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,352 people), and Management Occupations (1,119 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Copperas Cove, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Copperas Cove, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,114 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,352 people), and Management Occupations (1,119 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Copperas Cove, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.8 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.04 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Copperas Cove, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,944), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($60,170), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,844).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.6k

2017 Value

± 794

0.807%

1 Year growth

± 8.69%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Copperas Cove, TX grew at a rate of 0.807%, from 12.5k employees to 12.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Copperas Cove, TX, are Public Administration (1,752 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,630 people), and Retail Trade (1,562 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Copperas Cove, TX, though some of these residents may live in Copperas Cove, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Copperas Cove, TX, by number of employees, are Public Administration (1,752 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,630 people), and Retail Trade (1,562 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Copperas Cove, TX has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.98 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.62 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Copperas Cove, TX, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($45,938), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,458), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,438).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87.2% of the population of Copperas Cove, TX has health coverage, with 26.2% on employee plans, 9.19% on Medicaid, 3.83% on Medicare, 24.5% on non-group plans, and 23.5% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Copperas Cove, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Copperas Cove, TX see 3775 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0794% decrease from the previous year (3778 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3395 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2409 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,775 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Coryell County, TX see an average of 3,775 patients per year. This represents a 0.0794% decrease from the previous year (3,778 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Coryell County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.8%

Uninsured

26.2%

Employer Coverage

9.19%

Medicaid

3.83%

Medicare

24.5%

Non-Group

23.5%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Copperas Cove, TX grew by 14.8% from 11.2% to 12.8%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Copperas Cove, TX is home to a population of 32.8k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.42% of Copperas Cove, TX residents were born outside of the country (2.44k people).

In 2017, there were 3.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.8k people) in Copperas Cove, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.67k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Copperas Cove, TX was 31.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Copperas Cove, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Copperas Cove, TX residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.42%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.44k people

7.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.48k people

As of 2017, 7.42% of Copperas Cove, TX residents (2.44k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Copperas Cove, TX was 7.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

97.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.1% of Copperas Cove, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Copperas Cove, TX was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Copperas Cove, TX

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    18.8k ± 718

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    5.04k ± 558

  3. White (Hispanic)

    3.67k ± 487

In 2017, there were 3.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.8k people) in Copperas Cove, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.67k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Copperas Cove, TX as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,171 ± 403

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,505 ± 229

  3. Vietnam

    1,126 ± 165

Copperas Cove, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Copperas Cove, TX awarded 3,811 degrees. The student population of Copperas Cove, TX is skewed towards women, with 7,789 male students and 7,883 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Copperas Cove, TX are White (1,464 and 38.5%), followed by Black or African American (1,104 and 29%), Hispanic or Latino (749 and 19.7%), and Unknown (170 and 4.47%).

The largest universities in Copperas Cove, TX by number of degrees awarded are Central Texas College (3,811 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Copperas Cove, TX are General Studies (2,034 and 53.4%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (180 and 4.72%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (156 and 4.09%).

The median tuition costs in Copperas Cove, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 2,034 degrees awarded

  2. 156 degrees awarded

  3. 146 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Copperas Cove, TX was General Studies with 2,034 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Copperas Cove, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

3,811 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Copperas Cove, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Texas College with 3,811 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,190

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,621

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,190 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Copperas Cove, TX, which is 1.35 times more than the 1,621 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,464 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,104 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    749 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Copperas Cove, TX were to White students. These 1,464 degrees mean that there were 1.33 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,104 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Copperas Cove, TX was $106,400 in 2017, which is 0.463 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,600 to $106,400, a 3.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Copperas Cove, TX is 55.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Copperas Cove, TX have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Copperas Cove, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$106,400

2017 Median

± $4,361

$102,600

2016 Median

± $5,138

In 2017, the median property value in Copperas Cove, TX grew to to $106,400 from the previous year's value of $102,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Copperas Cove, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Copperas Cove, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$52,017

Median Household Income

± $3,157

12.4k

Number of Households

± 776

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.4k households in Copperas Cove, TX grew to $52,017 from the previous year's value of $51,322.

The following chart displays the households in Copperas Cove, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Copperas Cove, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Copperas Cove, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

55.8%

2017 Homeownership

54.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.8% of the housing units in Copperas Cove, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Copperas Cove, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Copperas Cove, TX have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.77% of the workforce in Copperas Cove, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.43%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Copperas Cove, TX was Drove Alone (81.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Worked At Home (3.43%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Copperas Cove, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Copperas Cove, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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