The City of Covington had a population of 5,945 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Covington: Merrys Store, Merry's Store.
|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|
|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|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.65%|
|Per Capita Income||1.8%|
The table below compares Covington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 177||70th|
|Population Density||# 223||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 373||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 480||19th|
|Per Capita Income||# 480||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.