Covelo, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Covelo, California - Basic Facts

The Covelo Census Designated Place had a population of 1,275 as of July 1, 2018. Covelo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Covelo is located at latitude 39.8002 and longitude -123.2526 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the Covelo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,398 feet.

The Covelo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407675) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Covelo Census Designated Place is located within Covelo CCD of Mendocino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Covelo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Covelo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,275
Population in Households 1,269
Population in Familes 991
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 180
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $30,522
Average Household Income $49,882
Per Capita Income $18,817


Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $274,583
Average Home Value $335,144


Total Households 488
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% 0.25%
Households 0.18% 0.24%
Families 0.95% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Covelo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covelo to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 989 35th
Population Density # 1154 24th
Diversity Index # 568 63rd
Median Household Income # 1442 5th
Per Capita Income # 1256 17th

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