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Covelo, California - Basic Facts

The Covelo Census Designated Place had a population of 1,271 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.7929 and longitude -123.2481 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the Covelo Census Designated Place 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.


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Covelo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Covelo, CA Housing Affordability Index is 59
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Covelo, CA Wealth Index is 47
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,271 (100%)
Population in Households 1,265 (99.5%)
Population in Families 981 (77.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 179
Diversity Index2 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,125
Average Household Income $48,150
Per Capita Income $18,226
Wealth Index4 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $335,484
Housing Affordability Index3 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 308
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.14% 0.06%
Households 0.2% 0.12%
Families 0.92% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   4.48%

Covelo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covelo to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 993 35th
Population Density # 1159 24th
Diversity Index # 569 63rd
Median Household Income # 1387 9th
Per Capita Income # 1301 15th

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