Covington (city) County VA Information


Covington (city) County Subdivisions

Covington (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,945
Daytime Population: Workers 1,883
Daytime Population: Residents 3,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,361
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 5,870
Population in Familes 4,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 1,087
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $37,570
Average Household Income $46,889
Per Capita Income $20,838


Total Housing Units 3,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,742 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 875 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 450 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $76,135
Average Home Value $104,851


Total Households 2,617
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,528
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.31%
Households -0.08% -0.35%
Families -0.28% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.8%


Covington (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covington (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 128 5th
Population Density # 33 76th
Diversity Index # 86 36th
Median Household Income # 108 20th
Per Capita Income # 111 17th

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