What is the current population of Covington?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Covington is 5,538. Covington, Virginia is the 4,481st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Covington?

The peak population of Covington was in 1990, when its population was 7,352. In 1990, Covington was the 3,127th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,481st largest city in the US. Covington is currently 24.7% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Covington shrinking?

Covington has shrunk 12.0% since the year 2000. Covington, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Covington, Virginia Border Map

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 5,538 4,481
2018 5,460 4,508
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
4471 Nashville, North Carolina 5,554 25.2%
4472 Berryville, Arkansas 5,550 22.5%
4473 Belmar, New Jersey 5,545 -8.4%
4474 Connell, Washington 5,545 84.8%
4475 Ada, Ohio 5,544 -0.5%
4476 Glencoe, Minnesota 5,544 1.5%
4477 Wappingers Falls, New York 5,544 12.4%
4478 Exeter, Pennsylvania 5,541 -6.9%
4479 Creswell, Oregon 5,540 51.0%
4480 Waterville, Ohio 5,539 9.3%
4481 Covington, Virginia 5,538 -12.0%
4482 Anamosa, Iowa 5,537 0.6%
4483 Forest, Mississippi 5,536 -7.3%
4484 Zeeland, Michigan 5,536 -4.6%
4485 Monticello, Illinois 5,534 7.6%
4486 Pelham Manor, New York 5,534 1.1%
4487 Weldon Spring, Missouri 5,533 4.0%
4488 Frankenmuth, Michigan 5,529 14.0%
4489 Falcon Heights, Minnesota 5,528 -1.2%
4490 Dos Palos, California 5,527 25.8%
4491 Germantown, Ohio 5,519 12.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
3050 Purcellville 10,178 179.3%
3087 Warrenton 10,027 48.8%
3369 Pulaski 8,714 -7.9%
3447 Smithfield 8,475 33.5%
3573 Vinton 8,104 4.9%
3621 Franklin 7,967 -3.7%
3631 Wytheville 7,921 1.4%
3653 Ashland 7,875 18.4%
3656 Abingdon 7,867 1.5%
3660 Farmville 7,846 14.6%
3738 South Boston 7,588 -10.3%
3778 Lexington 7,446 9.0%
4031 Strasburg 6,676 63.2%
4067 Bedford 6,597 4.4%
4120 Buena Vista 6,478 1.9%
4163 Galax 6,347 -7.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,145 18.4%
4308 Dumfries 5,922 20.0%
4467 Marion 5,559 -12.3%
4481 Covington 5,538 -12.0%
4571 Emporia 5,346 -5.6%
4611 Woodstock 5,258 30.8%
4625 Richlands 5,234 -10.1%
4672 Big Stone Gap 5,132 -10.8%
4696 Orange 5,096 23.3%
4840 Luray 4,848 -0.4%
4845 Bluefield 4,837 -9.3%
4908 Rocky Mount 4,724 4.2%
5131 Berryville 4,371 45.6%
5153 South Hill 4,349 -4.4%
5292 Tazewell 4,141 -6.8%
5417 Norton 3,981 2.5%
5421 Broadway 3,978 77.8%
5672 Colonial Beach 3,619 12.4%
5775 Clifton Forge 3,494 -18.3%
5840 Altavista 3,406 -0.4%
5901 Blackstone 3,329 -10.2%
5980 West Point 3,257 13.5%
6099 Lebanon 3,147 -4.3%
6334 Wise 2,906 -11.3%
6338 Elkton 2,903 10.2%
6361 Chincoteague 2,875 -33.5%
6378 Grottoes 2,860 31.6%

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