Covington, Louisiana Population 2021

10,586
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Covington is a city located in St. Tammany Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 10,586, it is the 33rd largest city in Louisiana and the 2980th largest city in the United States . Covington is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 20.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,765 in 2010. Covington reached it's highest population of 10,586 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Covington has a population density of 1,311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $86,551 with a poverty rate of 13.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $959 per month, and the median house value is $232,900. 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 Covington was:

  • White: 77.55%
  • Black or African American: 18.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Covington, Louisiana is 10,586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,553.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,765.

Covington, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,04477.55%
Black or African American1,95618.86%
Two or More Races2432.34%
Some Other Race630.61%
Asian440.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.21%
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Covington Population by Race

Covington Population Pyramid $2021

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Covington Median Age

38.6


Total

38.1


Male

39.8


Female

Covington Adults

There are 8,133 adults, (1,928 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

5,105

49.22%

Male

5,267

50.78%

Covington Population by Age

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Covington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.6%14.4%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female47.8%52.2%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7102.569.4
Married1,7692.8985.6
Non Family1,1641.2153.4
Female6493.6547.8
Male1282.9100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Covington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1672.30%
9th to 12th Grade6989.62%
High School Graduate1,57021.63%
Some College1,61722.28%
Associates Degree2793.84%
Bachelors Degree1,97127.15%
Graduate Degree95713.18%
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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
White5,7315,3042,610
Black1,200825196
Hispanic21219170
2+ Races885325
Other Race31257
Native American221515
Asian202020

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,042$48,277$35,459
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$19,148$27,500
High School Graduate$26,551$31,220$24,519
Some College$36,558$40,268$32,708
Bachelors Degree$47,941$53,583$42,994
Graduate Degree$75,865$89,929$49,647

$41,042

Average Earnings

$48,277

Average Male

$35,459

Average Female

Covington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington Language by Age

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Covington Language

95.30% of Covington residents speak only English, while 4.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Covington Language

Covington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,23381711.30%
Black1,43729820.74%
Multiple2298537.12%
Hispanic3785815.34%
Asian442454.55%

13.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

15.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington is Asian, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington is White, with 11.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.27%.

Covington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.31%
Some College19.38%
High School10.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Covington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Female Unemployed18.42%
Female Employed9.22%
Male Employed2.77%

Covington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,548$86,551
Families$82,768$97,920
Married Families$95,392-
Non Families$39,423$59,901
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Income by Household Type

Covington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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 Over 65.

Covington Marital Status by Race

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Covington Marital Status

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356

Number of Veterans

349

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam111
First Gulf War107
Second Gulf War56
Korea17
World War II14

Covington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74129
75+83
35 to 5468
18 to 3439
55 to 6437

Covington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2854.44%
Black533.52%
Hispanic176.44%
2+ Races1011.36%
Asian818.18%

Covington Veterans by Race

Covington Veterans by Education

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7.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Veterans by Education

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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77.56%

Born in Covington

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 77.56% having been born in Louisiana. 1.16% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,586110.10%
202010,575110.10%
201910,564110.10%
201810,553750.72%
201710,4782222.16%
201610,2562802.81%
20159,9762462.53%
20149,7303343.55%
20139,3962753.02%
20129,1211711.91%
20118,950760.86%
20108,8743910.45%
20008,4837920.98%
19907,691-201-0.26%
19807,8927220.96%
19707,1704160.60%
19606,7541,6412.82%
19505,1139902.18%
19404,1239152.54%
19303,2082660.87%
19202,9423411.24%
19102,6010.00%

Covington Population by Year