Copperas Cove has the 938th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Copperas Cove is part of the Killeen metro area. Unemployment in the Killeen area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Killeen has the 138th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Copperas Cove is below average at $40,200, and the median cost of a home in Copperas Cove is $99,000, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Copperas Cove hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Copperas Cove. 74% of Copperas Cove workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 14% walk. People in Copperas Cove spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.