Statewide Claims to Fame

Covington is 3rd in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Female residents

Covington is 4th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Income below poverty line

Covington is 5th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Covington is 12th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Covington is 17th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Covington is 17th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Covington, Tennessee Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Current population (2012) 9,063 59th 6,456,243 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.4 65th 41,234.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 790.8 72nd 153.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Residents younger than 5 8.3% 12th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.3% 17th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.3% 67th 14.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 75.1% 89th 83.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 8.8% 103rd 23.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Race - White 46.5% 103rd 79.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 51.0% 5th 17.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 39th 0.4% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.3% 95th 1.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 84th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 90th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 103rd 4.8% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 46.0% 103rd 75.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Female residents 55.0% 3rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.7% 94th 4.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Housing units 3,770 66th 2,829,025 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.6% 17th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 3,373 66th 2,457,997 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 46.6% 104th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $98,800 85th $137,200 $186,200
People per household 2.5 36th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Income per capita $16,926 97th $24,197 $27,915
Income per household $28,099 97th $43,989 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.8% 4th 16.9% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Covington Rank Tennessee US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 732 72nd 545,348 27,092,908
Retail sales $248,919 51st $77,547,291 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $27,303 32nd $12,563 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $15,029 62nd $10,626,759 $613,795,732

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