Latest Data (2018)
Population 40,366
Nationwide Rank 958

Quick Facts

Covington, Kentucky is the 958th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Covington, Kentucky is a city.

Covington, Kentucky is currently 7.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Covington, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Covington, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
948 Buffalo Grove, Illinois 40,853 -5.5%
949 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,806 -5.0%
950 Danville, Virginia 40,693 -15.6%
951 Hutchinson, Kansas 40,623 -2.8%
952 Gallatin, Tennessee 40,457 71.7%
953 Florence, Alabama 40,428 11.2%
954 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,421 19.0%
955 Lancaster, Ohio 40,414 13.8%
956 Woburn, Massachusetts 40,397 7.9%
957 Westerville, Ohio 40,387 13.8%
958 Covington, Kentucky 40,366 -6.0%
959 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,358 1.1%
960 San Gabriel, California 40,335 1.1%
961 Farmers Branch, Texas 40,209 46.2%
962 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,205 9.3%
963 Friendswood, Texas 40,181 37.5%
964 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,160 14.3%
965 Calexico, California 40,139 46.8%
966 Los Banos, California 40,074 52.2%
967 Quincy, Illinois 40,042 -1.5%
968 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,036 4.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
529 Bowling Green 68,401 38.1%
631 Owensboro 59,809 10.2%
958 Covington 40,366 -6.0%
1082 Richmond 35,894 29.5%
1120 Georgetown 34,395 85.6%
1184 Florence 32,479 36.8%
1233 Hopkinsville 31,026 2.8%
1241 Nicholasville 30,829 47.9%
1269 Elizabethtown 30,157 33.3%
1332 Henderson 28,432 3.5%
1343 Independence 28,109 85.1%
1349 Jeffersontown 27,997 5.5%
1363 Frankfort 27,679 -0.3%
1520 Paducah 24,850 -5.4%
1640 Radcliff 22,952 3.9%
1802 Ashland 20,382 -6.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 40,366 958
2017 40,455 943
2016 40,797 924
2015 40,997 915
2014 40,944 907
2013 40,956 894
2012 40,713 891
2011 40,578 889
2010 40,640 884
2009 43,082 815
2008 42,925 808
2007 42,747 799
2006 42,496 794
2005 42,364 791
2004 42,613 782
2003 42,816 770
2002 42,800 765
2001 42,999 751
2000 42,986 741
1990 43,635 615
1900 42,938 86
1890 37,371 82
1880 29,720 65
1870 24,505 53
1860 16,471 56
1850 9,408 70