Covington, Indiana Population 2021

2,484
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Covington is a city located in Fountain County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Fountain County. With a 2020 population of 2,484, it is the 169th largest city in Indiana and the 6846th largest city in the United States . Covington is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -6.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,645 in 2010. Covington reached it's highest population of 2,883 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, Covington has a population density of 2,178 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $66,212 with a poverty rate of 12.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $99,200. The median age in Covington is 44.7 years, 41.3 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Covington Demographics

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

  • White: 96.31%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Covington, Indiana is 2,484 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,508.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,645.

Covington, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,34996.31%
Asian592.42%
Black or African American160.66%
Two or More Races150.62%
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Covington Population by Race

Covington Population Pyramid $2021

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Covington Median Age

44.7


Total

41.3


Male

48.6


Female

Covington Adults

There are 1,916 adults, (647 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

92.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

1,196

49.04%

Male

1,243

50.96%

Covington Population by Age

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Covington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
Female78.7%21.3%
Male70.4%29.6%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family49.6%50.4%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0662.1969.7
Married5262.9483.3
Non Family4051.1149.6
Female1082.5678.7
Male272.370.4

2.83

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Covington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade392.23%
9th to 12th Grade1448.22%
High School Graduate73141.75%
Some College32018.28%
Associates Degree1568.91%
Bachelors Degree21712.39%
Graduate Degree1448.22%
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Covington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6481,528340
Hispanic515
Asian28162
Black161111
2+ Races888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,071$41,875$28,958
Less Than 9th Grade$38,365$38,750$
High School Graduate$27,716$35,000$
Some College$33,750$48,750$24,306
Bachelors Degree$46,932$44,583$72,679
Graduate Degree$55,833$57,083$49,500

$36,071

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$28,958

Average Female

Covington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington Language by Age

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Covington Language

93.30% of Covington residents speak only English, while 6.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Covington Language

Covington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,18421910.03%
Asian595796.61%
Hispanic671116.42%

12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.41%

Male Poverty Rate

13.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington is Asian, with 96.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington is White, with 10.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Covington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.32%
High School10.36%
Some College5.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%

Covington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.75%
Male Employed8.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Covington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,607$66,212
Families$61,016$85,561
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families$24,632$34,014
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Income by Household Type

Covington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington Married by Age and Sex

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Covington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Covington Marital Status by Race

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Covington Marital Status

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162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam66
First Gulf War30
Korea26
Second Gulf War13
World War II4

Covington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7461
75+52
35 to 5437
55 to 648
18 to 344

Covington Veterans by Age

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Covington Veterans by Race

Covington Veterans by Education

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5.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Covington Employment by Age

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Covington Employment by Race

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Covington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.13%

Born in Covington

96.35%

Native Born

3.65%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.35% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 43.13% having been born in Indiana. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Covington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,484-8-0.32%
20202,492-8-0.32%
20192,500-8-0.32%
20182,508-13-0.52%
20172,521-18-0.71%
20162,539-11-0.43%
20152,550-25-0.97%
20142,575-25-0.96%
20132,600-31-1.18%
20122,631-6-0.23%
20112,637-17-0.64%
20102,654890.34%
20002,565-182-0.68%
19902,747-136-0.48%
19802,8832420.88%
19702,641-118-0.44%
19602,7590.00%

Covington Population by Year