Covington is a city located in Kenton County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 40,181, it is the 5th largest city in Kentucky (after Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, and Owensboro) and the 976th largest city in the United States . Covington is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -1.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,640 in 2010. Covington reached it's highest population of 65,252 in 1930. Spanning over 14 miles, Covington has a population density of 3,045 people per square mile.
The average household income in Covington is $59,350 with a poverty rate of 23.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $111,500. The median age in Covington is 36 years, 35 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.