The City of Covington had a population of 6,074 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Covington is located at latitude 37.7781 and longitude -79.986 in Covington (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Covington (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Covington (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,250 feet.
The City of Covington (GNIS ID: 1789069) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Covington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Covington: Merrys Store, Merry's Store.
|Population in Households||5,999|
|Population in Familes||4,546|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,120 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,804 (57.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||862 (27.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||454 (14.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$73,684|
|Average Home Value||$102,508|
|Median Household Income||$36,165|
|Average Household Income||$45,711|
|Per Capita Income||$20,257|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.8%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
The table below compares Covington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 176||70th|
|Population Density1||# 218||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 376||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 490||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 476||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.