Covington, Kentucky Population 2018

Covington, Kentucky's estimated population is 40,455 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Covington, Kentucky is the 5th largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3068.53 people/mi² (1184.76 people/km²), with a household density of 594.30 people/km² (1539.23 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.6 years, 34.8 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 20,293 households in the city, with an average size of 2.33 people per household. The vacancy rate was 16.3%, with a median rent of $667/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $99,100.

The median income for households in Covington, Kentucky is $37,391, while the mean household income is $50,575. The per capita income is $22,151, and 21.4% of families and 25% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 40.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 14% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,455-86-0.21%
201640,541-85-0.21%
201540,626-14-0.03%
201440,640-73-0.18%
201340,7132500.62%
201240,463470.12%
201140,416-87-0.21%
201040,503-2,867-6.61%
200043,3701060.25%
199043,264-6,321-12.75%
198049,585-2,950-5.62%
197052,535-7,841-12.99%
196060,376-4,076-6.32%
195064,4522,4343.92%
194062,018-3,234-4.96%
193065,2528,13114.23%
192057,1213,8517.23%
191053,27010,33224.06%
190042,9385,56714.90%
189037,3717,65125.74%
188029,7205,21521.28%
187024,5058,03448.78%
186016,4717,06375.07%
18509,4080.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,206
Black or African American4,565
Two or More Races1,712
Some Other Race1,003
Asian209
American Indian and Alaska Native69
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Covington Ky Population Pyramid 2018

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Covington Ky Median Age

35.6


Total

34.8


Male

36.5


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 31,150 adults in Covington Ky.

Covington Ky Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Ky Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.9
Houses Without Mortgage
2,181
Houses With Mortgage
6,214
Vacancy Rate
16.3
Median Rent
667
Median Home Value
99,100
Renter-Occupied Units
8,588
Owner-Occupied Units
8,395
Total Housing Units
20,293

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Covington Ky for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.4% and the labor force participation rate is 65.2%.

Covington Ky Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.33
Average Family Size
3.16
Total Households
16983
Married Couple Households
5088
Male Householder (no wife) Families
748
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3002
Non Family Households
8145
Total Families
8838
Households With Own Children
3776
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
1

Covington Ky Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,193
$10,000 to $14,999
1,479
$15,000 to $24,999
2,237
$25,000 to $34,999
2,222
$35,000 to $49,999
2,364
$50,000 to $74,999
2,745
$75,000 to $99,999
1,737
$100,000 to $149,999
1,492
$150,000 to $199,999
303
Over $200,000
211

Covington Ky Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Covington Ky

Kentucky

$37,391

$44,811

$50,575

$61,757

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0450.090.1350.18

Covington Ky Education Data

Covington Ky Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,5255.51%
9th to 12th Grade
2,80010.11%
High School Graduate
8,79631.78%
Some College
6,74224.36%
Associates Degree
1,7306.25%
Bachelors Degree
4,11714.87%
Graduate Degree
1,9727.12%