Covington city, Virginia Population 2019

Covington city, Virginia's estimated population is 5,531 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington city, Virginia is the 128th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,531-51-0.91%
20165,582-73-1.29%
20155,655-118-2.04%
20145,773-59-1.01%
20135,832-13-0.22%
20125,845-72-1.22%
20115,917-26-0.44%
20105,943-1,048-14.99%
19906,991-2,072-22.86%
19809,063-997-9.91%
197010,060-1,002-9.06%
196011,0620.00%

Covington city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,656
Black or African American753
Two or More Races167
Asian85
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Covington city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Covington city, Virginia Median Age

44.2


Total

41.4


Male

46.3


Female

Covington city, Virginia Adults

There are 4,557 adults, (1,232 of whom are seniors) in Covington city, Virginia.

Covington city, Virginia Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,799

49.32%

Male

2,876

50.68%

Covington city, Virginia Households and Families

Covington city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Female51.1%48.9%
Male41.5%58.5%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3992.3375.2
Married1,0103.0889.9
Non Family9681.1471.1
Female3563.2851.1
Male653.2341.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1794.56%
9th to 12th Grade47212.03%
High School Graduate1,64541.93%
Some College79320.21%
Associates Degree2636.70%
Bachelors Degree3438.74%
Graduate Degree2285.81%

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2912,782465
Black463339
Multiple Races715339
Hispanic696949
Asian686857

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,478$34,200$19,688
Less Than High School$29,091$$29,167
High School Grad$22,039$27,056$13,438
Some College$30,810$61,164$21,129
Bachelors Degree$19,360$$
Graduate Degree$71,500$82,672$

$27,478

Average Earnings

$34,200

Average Male

$19,688

Average Female

Covington city, Virginia Language

Covington city, Virginia Language by Age

Covington city, Virginia Language

97.30% of Covington city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Covington city, Virginia Poverty

Covington city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,56199321.77%
Black7228812.19%
Islander1414100.00%
Multiple167137.78%

19.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.24%

Male Poverty Rate

25.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington city, Virginia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington city, Virginia is Multiple, with 7.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.45%
High School15.86%
Some College11.79%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.63%
Female Employed14.54%
Male Employed7.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Covington city, Virginia Income

Covington city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,546$49,611
Families$48,388$57,941
Married Families$68,804$
Non Families$24,688$36,541

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Covington city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Covington city, Virginia Veterans

522

Number of Veterans

471

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War90
Korea45
World War II35

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White45412.06%
Black5710.29%
Hispanic2028.99%
Asian1114.10%

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington city, Virginia Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Covington city, Virginia

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990