Latest Data (2016)
Population 40,797
Nationwide Rank 924

Quick Facts

Covington, Kentucky is the 924th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Covington, Kentucky is a city.

Covington, Kentucky is currently 6.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Covington, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Covington, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
914 Cedar Falls, Iowa 41,390 14.3%
915 Beverly, Massachusetts 41,365 3.8%
916 Coppell, Texas 41,360 13.0%
917 Buffalo Grove, Illinois 41,346 -4.4%
918 Shelton, Connecticut 41,334 8.2%
919 Hutchinson, Kansas 41,310 -1.2%
920 Huntsville, Texas 41,208 17.2%
921 Bartlett, Illinois 41,178 11.8%
922 La Quinta, California 40,956 66.5%
923 Campbell, California 40,939 5.1%
924 Covington, Kentucky 40,797 -5.0%
925 Sumter, South Carolina 40,723 0.1%
926 Bremerton, Washington 40,675 9.2%
927 Puyallup, Washington 40,640 17.7%
928 Oakley, California 40,622 57.1%
929 Shakopee, Minnesota 40,610 92.6%
930 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,569 -5.6%
931 Hickory, North Carolina 40,567 7.6%
932 Quincy, Illinois 40,531 -0.3%
933 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 40,500 19.2%
934 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,452 9.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
553 Bowling Green 65,234 31.7%
625 Owensboro 59,273 9.2%
924 Covington 40,797 -5.0%
1102 Richmond 34,652 25.0%
1137 Georgetown 33,440 80.4%
1171 Florence 32,460 36.8%
1190 Hopkinsville 31,811 5.4%
1259 Nicholasville 30,006 43.9%
1262 Elizabethtown 29,906 32.2%
1295 Henderson 28,841 5.0%
1343 Frankfort 27,885 0.3%
1364 Jeffersontown 27,352 3.1%
1382 Independence 27,024 78.0%
1482 Paducah 25,145 -4.2%
1646 Radcliff 22,490 1.8%
1728 Ashland 21,038 -3.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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