Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Covington is 5,717. Covington, Virginia is the 4,455th largest city in the US.
Covington is located entirely in Covington city.
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 4,455th largest city in the US. Covington is currently 22.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Covington has shrunk 9.1% since the year 2000. Covington, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Covington, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,410. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.2% of the residents of Covington are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Covington are 82.1% White, 13.1% Black, 3.5% Two or more races, 1.2% Asian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Covington, 13.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.1%. On a per-household basis, 12.9% of families are below the poverty line in Covington.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.9% of Covington residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.3% of Covington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.6% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Covington residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Covington is 3.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Covington, 17.0% 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 $40,655.
In Covington, 74.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.5% of housing units in Covington.
Of all the housing units in Covington, 28.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Covington, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Covington is $619.
In Covington, 77.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|4446||Jamesburg, New Jersey||5,731||-5.5%|
|4447||Willow Springs, Illinois||5,729||11.0%|
|4449||Ranson corporation, West Virginia||5,726||59.7%|
|4451||Union Beach, New Jersey||5,723||-14.1%|
|4454||International Falls, Minnesota||5,718||-14.2%|
|4456||Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania||5,711||-10.4%|
|4462||Angier, North Carolina||5,703||68.8%|
|4464||Belle Fourche, South Dakota||5,699||18.3%|
|4690||Big Stone Gap||5,206||-9.5%|
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