Covington, Louisiana Population 2020

10,867

Covington is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 10,867, it is the 33rd largest city in Louisiana and the 2922nd largest city in the United States. Covington is currently growing at a rate of 1.89% annually and its population has increased by 23.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,765 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Covington has a population density of 1,346 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $77,522 with a poverty rate of 13.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $898 per month, and the median house value is $214,800. The median age in Covington is 36.7 years, 35.7 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.0 males.

Covington Demographics

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

  • White: 75.11%
  • Black or African American: 19.80%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Covington, Louisiana is 10,867, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,463.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,765.

Covington, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,61175.11%
Black or African American2,00619.80%
Two or More Races3183.14%
Asian1381.36%
Some Other Race540.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.06%

Covington Population Pyramid 2020

Covington Median Age

36.7


Total

35.7


Male

38.9


Female

Covington Adults

There are 8,003 adults, (1,530 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

4,896

48.32%

Male

5,237

51.68%

Covington Households and Families

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Male79.1%20.9%
All68.1%31.9%
Female55.6%44.4%
Non Family51.5%48.5%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6502.4768.1
Married1,5252.9285.7
Non Family1,2571.251.5
Female6533.6555.6
Male2153.0779.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1492.16%
9th to 12th Grade78911.46%
High School Graduate1,53022.23%
Some College1,38320.09%
Associates Degree2663.86%
Bachelors Degree1,84926.86%
Graduate Degree91713.32%

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2714,8782,639
Black1,29485437
Hispanic15912343
Multiple Races1086335
Asian604220
Other Race17145
Native American6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,318$38,052$29,474
Less Than High School$20,000$18,850$24,191
High School Grad$25,683$31,469$20,878
Some College$31,450$33,325$26,181
Bachelors Degree$42,289$57,083$37,462
Graduate Degree$63,125$76,354$49,408

$33,318

Average Earnings

$38,052

Average Male

$29,474

Average Female

Covington Language

Covington Language by Age

Covington Language

94.82% of Covington residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Covington Poverty

Covington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7906139.03%
Black1,50346831.14%
Multiple30510032.79%
Hispanic3547822.03%
Asian1383928.26%

13.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

14.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington is Multiple, with 32.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington is White, with 9.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.00%
Some College16.06%
High School15.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.62%
Female Unemployed35.06%
Female Employed10.08%
Male Employed4.54%

Covington Income

Covington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,754$77,522
Families$69,104$89,295
Married Families$89,406-
Non Families$36,426$53,309

Covington Marital Status

Covington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington Married by Age and Sex

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

Covington Veterans

400

Number of Veterans

394

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War118
Vietnam101
First Gulf War85
World War II16
Korea11
Name Veterans % of Total
White3155.20%
Black653.93%
Hispanic218.40%
2 or More128.16%
Asian88.08%

$Covington Veterans by Education

11.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Covington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.59%

Born in Louisiana

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.09% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 75.59% having been born in Louisiana. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,8672021.89%
201910,6652021.93%
201810,463710.68%
201710,3922021.98%
201610,1902652.67%
20159,9252362.44%
20149,6893273.49%
20139,3622642.90%
20129,0981611.80%
20118,937670.76%
20108,8703870.45%
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%