Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,531
Nationwide Rank 4454

Quick Facts

Covington, Virginia is the 4,454th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Covington, Virginia is a city.

Covington, Virginia is currently 24.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

Covington, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4444 Carlinville, Illinois 5,550 -8.1%
4445 Duquesne, Pennsylvania 5,547 -24.2%
4446 Holdenville, Oklahoma 5,547 -2.4%
4447 Bowling Green, Missouri 5,545 7.4%
4448 Dacono, Colorado 5,545 79.5%
4449 Carrizo Springs, Texas 5,542 -1.4%
4450 Rusk, Texas 5,541 7.5%
4451 Connell, Washington 5,535 84.5%
4452 Bath, New York 5,533 -1.8%
4453 Salamanca, New York 5,532 -9.0%
4454 Covington, Virginia 5,531 -12.1%
4455 Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 5,530 -9.4%
4456 Buckhannon, West Virginia 5,529 -4.3%
4457 Greenville, Pennsylvania 5,529 -12.8%
4458 Wellston, Ohio 5,526 -8.7%
4459 Cameron, Texas 5,523 -2.3%
4460 Monaca, Pennsylvania 5,522 -11.8%
4461 Pana, Illinois 5,522 -7.0%
4462 St. James, North Carolina 5,514 532.3%
4463 Waynesboro, Georgia 5,514 -5.0%
4464 Swartz Creek, Michigan 5,512 7.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3087 Warrenton 9,875 46.5%
3117 Purcellville 9,771 168.1%
3332 Pulaski 8,764 -7.4%
3452 Smithfield 8,355 31.6%
3516 Franklin 8,176 -1.2%
3560 Vinton 8,065 4.4%
3580 Wytheville 7,998 2.4%
3582 Abingdon 7,981 3.0%
3627 Farmville 7,831 14.4%
3644 Ashland 7,796 17.2%
3659 South Boston 7,773 -8.1%
3876 Lexington 7,106 4.1%
4031 Galax 6,625 -3.2%
4036 Strasburg 6,617 61.7%
4067 Bedford 6,536 3.5%
4150 Buena Vista 6,327 -0.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,062 16.8%
4402 Marion 5,659 -10.7%
4454 Covington 5,531 -12.1%
4551 Richlands 5,325 -8.5%
4575 Emporia 5,282 -6.7%
4587 Big Stone Gap 5,263 -8.5%
4600 Dumfries 5,230 5.9%
4608 Woodstock 5,212 29.7%
4736 Orange 4,978 20.5%
4836 Luray 4,817 -1.0%
4853 Rocky Mount 4,764 5.1%
4883 Bluefield 4,714 -11.6%
5094 South Hill 4,377 -3.8%
5125 Berryville 4,338 44.5%
5197 Tazewell 4,240 -4.6%
5415 Norton 3,936 1.4%
5454 Broadway 3,880 73.4%
5680 Colonial Beach 3,579 11.2%
5697 Clifton Forge 3,565 -16.6%
5804 Altavista 3,422 0.0%
5832 Blackstone 3,396 -8.4%
5909 West Point 3,312 15.4%
6007 Lebanon 3,214 -2.3%
6225 Wise 2,998 -8.5%
6336 Chincoteague 2,888 -33.2%
6374 Elkton 2,844 7.9%
6427 Grottoes 2,795 28.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,531 4,454
2016 5,518 4,453
2015 5,658 4,385
2014 5,802 4,305
2013 5,818 4,289
2012 5,771 4,295
2011 5,852 4,253
2010 5,961 4,181
2009 6,149 4,063
2008 6,183 4,028
2007 6,208 4,004
2006 6,133 4,014
2005 6,184 3,969
2004 6,296 3,906
2003 6,321 3,874
2002 6,358 3,838
2001 6,373 3,816
2000 6,295 3,828
1990 7,352 3,127