Covington, Georgia Population 2020

14,375

Covington is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 14,375, it is the 73rd largest city in Georgia and the 2364th largest city in the United States. Covington is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 9.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,118 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Covington has a population density of 914 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $57,345 with a poverty rate of 31.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $841 per month, and the median house value is $148,100. The median age in Covington is 32 years, 27.5 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males.

Covington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Covington was:

  • White: 47.46%
  • Black or African American: 46.58%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Covington, Georgia is 14,375, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,015.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,118.

Covington, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,57047.46%
Black or African American6,44946.58%
Two or More Races4022.90%
Some Other Race2792.02%
Asian1411.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.02%

Covington Population Pyramid 2020

Covington Median Age

32


Total

27.5


Male

36


Female

Covington Adults

There are 10,000 adults, (1,977 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

7,359

53.16%

Male

6,485

46.84%

Covington Households and Families

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All40.4%59.6%
Non Family36.1%63.9%
Male27.4%72.6%
Female20.3%79.7%

40.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0712.5840.4
Non Family1,8711.2336.1
Female1,5673.4820.3
Married1,3193.2873.5
Male3143.1727.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2502.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,01311.77%
High School Graduate2,98034.64%
Some College2,21625.76%
Associates Degree5996.96%
Bachelors Degree8449.81%
Graduate Degree7018.15%

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5464,033951
Black3,4062,743434
Hispanic39530872
Multiple Races19818936
Asian11211264
Other Race8181
Native American33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,464$32,475$20,285
Less Than High School$12,235$20,350$11,368
High School Grad$30,399$32,153$19,868
Some College$21,328$31,969$16,955
Bachelors Degree$36,850$$35,139
Graduate Degree$66,597$90,130$55,905

$27,464

Average Earnings

$32,475

Average Male

$20,285

Average Female

Covington Language

Covington Language by Age

Covington Language

93.21% of Covington residents speak only English, while 6.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Covington Poverty

Covington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,1162,74544.88%
White5,7891,02817.76%
Multiple37923261.21%
Hispanic775709.03%
Asian141117.80%
Native33100.00%

31.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.19%

Male Poverty Rate

33.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington is Asian, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.98%
Some College31.48%
High School18.28%
Bachelors or Greater6.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.02%
Male Unemployed24.32%
Female Employed23.02%
Male Employed13.30%

Covington Income

Covington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,270$57,345
Families$44,233$63,924
Married Families$71,159-
Non Families$31,551$41,179

Covington Marital Status

Covington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington Married by Age and Sex

Covington 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 35-44.

Covington Marital Status by Race

Covington Veterans

940

Number of Veterans

878

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam323
Second Gulf War244
First Gulf War199
Korea39
World War II13
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54333
65 to 74266
75+128
18 to 34125
55 to 6488
Name Veterans % of Total
White5179.70%
Black3669.01%
2 or More5424.11%
Hispanic81.25%
Indian3100.00%

$Covington Veterans by Education

16.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Covington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.36%

Born in Georgia

96.40%

Native Born

3.60%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.40% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 73.36% having been born in Georgia. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,3751801.27%
201914,1951801.28%
201814,015-10-0.07%
201714,0251801.30%
201613,845650.47%
201513,7801911.41%
201413,5892371.78%
201313,352850.64%
201213,267680.52%
201113,199570.43%
201013,1421,5951.30%
200011,5471,5211.42%
199010,026-560-0.54%
198010,5863190.31%
197010,2672,1002.31%
19608,1672,9754.63%
19505,1921,2922.90%
19403,9006971.99%
19303,2030.00%
19203,2035061.73%
19102,6970.00%