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Cove, Arkansas

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Country  United States
County  Polk
FIPS code  05-15700
Elevation  319 m
Zip code  71937
Local time  Tuesday 9:53 AM
State  Arkansas
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  0057591
Area  4.4 km²
Population  373 (2013)
Area code  870
Cove, Arkansas
Weather  13°C, Wind NW at 16 km/h, 41% Humidity

Cove is a town in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 383 at the 2000 census.


Map of Cove, AR 71937, USA


Cove is located at 34°26′11″N 94°24′43″W (34.436384, -94.411845).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 383 people, 150 households, and 102 families residing in the town. The population density was 85.5/km² (221.6/mi²). There were 181 housing units at an average density of 40.4/km² (104.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.78% White, 3.92% Native American, 0.26% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 1.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 150 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 112.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,368, and the median income for a family was $21,875. Males had a median income of $16,964 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,310. About 25.0% of families and 28.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.0% of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over.


Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is available from the Cossatot River School District, which includes Cossatot River High School that serves the communities of Vandervoort, Cove, and Wickes. The school's mascot is the Eagles and black and silver serve as the school colors.


Cove, Arkansas Wikipedia

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