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Copperas Cove is a city in Coryell County, in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood metro area.

The community was named for the mineral taste of local spring water.

The latitude of Copperas Cove is 31.123N. The longitude is -97.902W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,988.


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Median household income
Local
$37,869
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Copperas Cove demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Coperas Cove
Developed as a stopping point for drovers
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 152. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 5.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Ogletree Gap Heritage Festival - Oct. 19-21, 2007
  • Rabbit Fest - May 16-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Copperas Cove web sites and events links in the sections below.
Copperas Cove attractions: Topsy Exotic Ranch and Drive-Through Safari
Historic routes: Chisholm Trail
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Copperas Cove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Coryell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Killeen-Temple area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76522 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Copperas Cove residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Copperas Cove ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Copperas Cove was $15,995, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Copperas Cove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Copperas Cove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.


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Libraries

Libraries in Copperas Cove include Copperas Cove Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Copperas Cove include Copperas Cove Leader Press

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Politics

Coryell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Copperas Cove political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Copperas Cove workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Copperas Cove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Copperas Cove include Howard Johnson Express Inn.

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