Statewide Claims to Fame

Covington is 2nd in Louisiana out of 61 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Covington is 10th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Covington is 13th in Louisiana out of 106 other cities in Home median value

Covington is 16th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Income per capita

Covington is 18th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Covington is 19th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 9,058 38th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.0 50th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,098.6 78th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 90th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.9% 79th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.0% 18th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.9% 19th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 37.6% 10th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 77.8% 29th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.0% 74th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 52nd 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 74th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 90th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 78th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 50th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 75.2% 28th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 53.4% 24th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.5% 74th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 4,048 58th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.3% 55th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 3,673 56th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.9% 59th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $197,200 13th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 96th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $29,937 16th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $48,088 41st $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.4% 69th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Covington Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,933 24th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $426,294 23rd $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $46,804 2nd $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $47,785 27th $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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