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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Copperas Cove was $15,995, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Copperas Cove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Copperas Cove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Libraries in Copperas Cove include Copperas Cove Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Copperas Cove include Copperas Cove Leader Press
Coryell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Copperas Cove political report.
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.
Hotels in Copperas Cove include Howard Johnson Express Inn.
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