Covington, Louisiana Population 2022

12,124
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Covington is a city located in St. Tammany Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 12,124, it is the 45th largest city in Louisiana and the 3532nd largest city in the United States. Covington is currently growing at a rate of 2.36% annually and its population has increased by 4.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,564 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Covington has a population density of 1,502 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $86,551 with a poverty rate of 10.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,115 per month, and the median house value is $243,600. The median age in Covington is 38.6 years, 38.1 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Covington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Covingtonwas:

  • White: 77.99%
  • Black or African American: 17.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Covington, Louisiana is 12,124 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,564.

Covington, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Covington Population by Race

Covington Population Pyramid 2022

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Covington Median Age

38.3


Total

38.4


Male

37.9


Female

Covington Adults

There are 7,724 adults, (1,736 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

5,112

48.82%

Male

5,359

51.18%

Covington Population by Age

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Covington Household Types

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington Households and Families

3.27

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Covington Households by Type

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Covington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,190

Average Earnings

$51,017

Average Male

$36,983

Average Female

Covington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington Language by Age

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Covington Language

92.03% of Covington residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.53% of the population.

Covington Language

Covington Poverty by Race

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10.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

10.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington is Multiple, with 34.56% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.37%.

Covington Poverty

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Covington Poverty Rate by Education

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Covington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Covington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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 35-44.

Covington Marital Status by Race

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Covington Marital Status

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353

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Covington Veterans by War

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Covington Veterans by Age

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Covington Veterans by Race

Covington Veterans by Education

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6.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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79.94%

Born in Covington

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

1.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 79.94% having been born in Louisiana. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Covington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Covington Population by Year