Covington city, Virginia Population 2018

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%
20165,582-68-1.20%
20165,650-5-0.09%
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
White4,610
Black or African American835
Two or More Races152
Asian36
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

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

Covington city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Covington city, Virginia Median Age

43


Total

41.2


Male

45.5


Female

Covington city, Virginia Adults

There are 4,497 adults, (1,130 of which are seniors) in Covington city, Virginia.

Covington city, Virginia Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,747

48.62%

Male

2,903

51.38%

Covington city, Virginia Households and Families

Covington city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All75.1%24.9%
Female65.4%34.6%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male57.9%42.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4722.2575.1
Non Family1,0201.1463.6
Married9803.0892.6
Female3582.9165.4
Male1142.9457.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington city, Virginia Households

Covington city, Virginia Education

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1734.41%
9th to 12th Grade42110.73%
High School Graduate1,62641.46%
Some College98225.04%
Associates Degree2787.09%
Bachelors Degree2746.99%
Graduate Degree1684.28%

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2612,786381
Black55444915
Multiple Races887438
Hispanic242424
Asian19198

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 100.00%.

Covington city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,307$36,951$19,981
Less Than High School$26,213$14,659$27,206
High School Grad$24,005$27,875$15,817
Some College$31,406$58,071$20,221
Bachelors Degree$17,750$$18,000
Graduate Degree$80,057$68,864$110,573

$27,307

Average Earnings

$36,951

Average Male

$19,981

Average Female

Covington city, Virginia Language

Covington city, Virginia Language by Age

Covington city, Virginia Language

98.34% of Covington city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Covington city, Virginia Poverty

Covington city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5421,04523.01%
Black7978610.79%
Multiple1473221.77%
Islander1717100.00%
Hispanic7179.86%

21.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.48%

Male Poverty Rate

28.52%

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 Hispanic, with 9.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.54%.

Covington city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.95%
High School20.57%
Bachelors or Greater14.25%
Some College7.88%

Covington city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.80%
Female Employed17.29%
Male Employed6.71%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Covington city, Virginia Income

Covington city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,703$47,054
Families$48,194$55,673
Married Families$64,545$
Non Families$24,271$33,983

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Covington city, Virginia Veterans

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by War

540

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War138
Vietnam132
Second Gulf War86
Korea39
World War II26

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54212
65 to 74125
75+124
55 to 6469
18 to 3410

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White45112.24%
Black6410.44%
2 or More1415.05%
Asian1137.93%

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington city, Virginia Employment Status

Covington city, Virginia Employment by Age

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Covington city, Virginia Employment by Race

Covington city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Covington city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Covington59545518-436-7.32%
Data Sources
  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