Latest Data (2017)
Population 40,455
Nationwide Rank 943

Quick Facts

Covington, Kentucky is the 943rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Covington, Kentucky is a city.

Covington, Kentucky is currently 7.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Covington, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Covington, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
933 Shakopee, Minnesota 40,893 93.9%
934 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,806 -5.0%
935 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 40,793 4.5%
936 Oviedo, Florida 40,785 54.2%
937 Hutchinson, Kansas 40,772 -2.5%
938 Greenacres, Florida 40,719 42.6%
939 Hickory, North Carolina 40,611 7.7%
940 Brighton, Colorado 40,562 90.4%
941 Apache Junction, Arizona 40,538 26.3%
942 San Gabriel, California 40,514 1.5%
943 Covington, Kentucky 40,455 -5.8%
944 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,421 5.4%
945 Gainesville, Georgia 40,359 53.2%
946 Weslaco, Texas 40,358 40.2%
947 Calexico, California 40,351 47.5%
948 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,341 1.1%
949 La Puente, California 40,322 -1.9%
950 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,306 9.5%
951 Quincy, Illinois 40,303 -0.9%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 40,280 13.4%
953 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,252 18.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
541 Bowling Green 67,067 35.4%
633 Owensboro 59,404 9.5%
943 Covington 40,455 -5.8%
1087 Richmond 35,397 27.7%
1138 Georgetown 33,660 81.6%
1185 Florence 32,305 36.1%
1234 Hopkinsville 30,789 2.0%
1247 Nicholasville 30,553 46.5%
1265 Elizabethtown 30,023 32.7%
1317 Henderson 28,657 4.3%
1358 Independence 27,634 82.0%
1359 Frankfort 27,621 -0.5%
1372 Jeffersontown 27,395 3.3%
1510 Paducah 24,941 -5.0%
1653 Radcliff 22,576 2.2%
1772 Ashland 20,669 -5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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