The City of Covington had a population of 5,825 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Covington: Merrys Store, Merry's Store.
|Population in Households||5,738|
|Population in Familes||4,377|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||87|
|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|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.96%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Covington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 181||70th|
|Population Density||# 234||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 379||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 494||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 502||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.