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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Covington is 40,837. Covington, Kentucky is the 967th largest city in the US.
Covington is located entirely in Kenton County.
The peak population of Covington was in 1990, when its population was 43,635. In 1990, Covington was the 615th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 967th largest city in the US. Covington is currently 6.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Covington has shrunk 4.9% since the year 2000. Covington, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Covington has a population density of 3,079.3 people per square mile. Covington has the 8th highest population density in Kentucky.
|962||Hallandale Beach, Florida||41,005||19.3%|
|964||Indian Trail, North Carolina||40,953||200.6%|
|968||Mount Juliet, Tennessee||40,766||187.6%|
The total voting age population of Covington, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 30,353. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.4% of the residents of Covington are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Covington are 80.3% White, 11.6% Black, 3.6% Other, 3.6% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 6.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Covington, 23.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.7%. On a per-household basis, 18.5% of families are below the poverty line in Covington.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.0% of Covington residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.3% of Covington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.1% have a bachelor's degree and 8.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Covington residents aged 5 and older, 5.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Covington is 7.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Covington, 9.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Covington is $43,437.
In Covington, 48.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.2% of housing units in Covington.
Of all the housing units in Covington, 50.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Covington, 6.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Covington is $714.
In Covington, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.