Covington (city) County VA Information


Covington (city) County Subdivisions

Covington (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,825
Population in Households 5,738
Population in Familes 4,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density1 1,065
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $37,693
Average Household Income $46,630
Per Capita Income $20,711


Total Housing Units 3,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,924 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 475 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $77,051
Average Home Value $112,396


Total Households 2,558
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,492
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.28% -0.62%
Households -0.35% -0.67%
Families -0.53% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


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, 2018 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 # 87 35th
Median Household Income # 117 13th
Per Capita Income # 117 13th

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