Covington, Washington Population 2021

21,283
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Covington is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 21,283, it is the 54th largest city in Washington and the 1764th largest city in the United States. Covington is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 21.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,575 in 2010. Covington reached it's highest population of 21,283 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Covington has a population density of 3,588 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $120,291 with a poverty rate of 4.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,764 per month, and the median house value is $357,300. The median age in Covington is 38.3 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males.

Covington Demographics

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

  • White: 71.08%
  • Asian: 12.50%
  • Two or more races: 8.13%
  • Black or African American: 4.48%
  • Other race: 3.36%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Covington, Washington is 21,283, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,121.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,575.

Covington, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,80271.08%
Asian2,60412.50%
Two or More Races1,6938.13%
Black or African American9324.48%
Some Other Race7003.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
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Covington Population by Race

Covington Population Pyramid 2021

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Covington Median Age

38.3


Total

37.2


Male

40.4


Female

Covington Adults

There are 16,265 adults, (2,241 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

48.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

10,257

49.25%

Male

10,568

50.75%

Covington Population by Age

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Covington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male97.1%2.9%
Married88.6%11.4%
All81.1%18.9%
Female72.6%27.4%
Non Family63.7%36.3%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2722.8681.1
Married4,4583.4688.6
Non Family1,9471.4163.7
Female5523.2872.6
Male3152.6497.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Covington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2121.47%
9th to 12th Grade8155.64%
High School Graduate3,78926.20%
Some College3,78726.19%
Associates Degree1,75712.15%
Bachelors Degree3,16821.91%
Graduate Degree9336.45%
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Covington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,58510,1013,015
Asian1,9241,623659
Hispanic750548152
Black709665145
Multiple Races599587176
Other Race34018831
Native American272710
Islander22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.04%.

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,399$67,592$37,437
Less Than High School$42,750$45,990$31,293
High School Grad$43,849$52,586$33,779
Some College$42,878$64,921$28,353
Bachelors Degree$69,296$88,750$56,405
Graduate Degree$76,484$103,028$66,679

$52,399

Average Earnings

$67,592

Average Male

$37,437

Average Female

Covington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington Language by Age

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Covington Language

81.50% of Covington residents speak only English, while 18.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.87% of the population.

Covington Language

Covington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1866084.29%
Hispanic1,6501358.18%
Multiple1,693975.73%
Black932929.87%
Asian2,604732.80%
Other700608.57%
Native723143.06%
Islander22100.00%

4.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.89%

Male Poverty Rate

6.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington is Asian, with 2.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.96%.

Covington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.21%
Some College6.15%
High School5.91%
Bachelors or Greater0.66%

Covington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed4.31%
Male Employed2.41%
Female Unemployed1.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Covington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$105,154$120,291
Families$113,924$130,169
Married Families$122,697-
Non Families$63,839$83,430
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Income by Household Type

Covington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

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 35-44, 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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1,453

Number of Veterans

1,370

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam503
First Gulf War438
Second Gulf War142
Korea54
World War II46

Covington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54502
65 to 74365
55 to 64292
75+186
18 to 34108

Covington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,24210.53%
Black13116.99%
Asian431.88%
2 or More374.31%
Hispanic151.53%

Covington Veterans by Race

Covington Veterans by Education

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3.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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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52.16%

Born in Washington

85.67%

Native Born

14.33%

Foreign Born

4.99%

Non Citizen

9.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.67% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 52.16% having been born in Washington. 4.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Covington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,283540.25%
202021,229540.26%
201921,175540.26%
201821,121900.43%
201721,0312981.44%
201620,7337043.51%
201520,0298964.68%
201419,1332921.55%
201318,8414992.72%
201218,3423852.14%
201117,9573301.87%
201017,6273,8442.49%
200013,7830.00%

Covington Population by Year