For population 25 years and over in Cove:
For population 15 years and over in Cove town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $476 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (64.5 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (141.1 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (177.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hatfield, AR (2.0 miles ), Vandervoort, AR (2.2 miles) , Wickes, AR (3.2 miles ), Smithville, OK (3.7 miles) , Mena, AR (3.8 miles ), Grannis, AR (3.8 miles ), South Le Flore, OK (4.1 miles) , Gillham, AR (4.4 miles) .
Latitude: 34.44 N, Longitude: 94.41 W
Area code: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+11.3%).
Work and jobs in Cove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cove, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cove-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Cove town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 1/13/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Cove center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Polk County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Cove:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cove:
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Public high school in Cove:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 37.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cove that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.4%
(50.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Cove compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Cove (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cove town (based on Polk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Cove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,336 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Cove fatal accident list:
Aug 24, 1986 02:40 PM, 4s0, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 26, 1985 01:45 PM, 71s8, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 36, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cove)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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