Covington is a city located in Newton County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Newton County. With a 2020 population of 14,598, it is the 77th largest city in Georgia and the 2362nd largest city in the United States . Covington is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 11.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,118 in 2010. Covington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Covington has a population density of 928 people per square mile.
The average household income in Covington is $60,454 with a poverty rate of 29.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $874 per month, and the median house value is $171,600. The median age in Covington is 30.8 years, 29.2 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.