Covington is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 40,136, it is the 5th largest city in Kentucky (after Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, and Owensboro) and the 978th largest city in the United States. Covington is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.24% 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 3,041 people per square mile.
The average household income in Covington is $55,419 with a poverty rate of 23.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $105,900. The median age in Covington is 36 years, 34.9 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.