Covington, Washington Population 2020

21,802

Covington is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 21,802, it is the 55th largest city in Washington and the 1727th largest city in the United States. Covington is currently growing at a rate of 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 24.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,575 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Covington has a population density of 3,675 people per square mile.

The average household income in Covington is $112,506 with a poverty rate of 5.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,744 per month, and the median house value is $337,500. The median age in Covington is 36.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.6 males.

Covington Demographics

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

  • White: 72.22%
  • Asian: 11.88%
  • Two or more races: 7.43%
  • Black or African American: 4.66%
  • Other race: 3.19%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Covington, Washington is 21,802, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,202.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,575.

Covington, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,76772.22%
Asian2,42911.88%
Two or More Races1,5207.43%
Black or African American9524.66%
Some Other Race6523.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.11%

Covington Population Pyramid 2020

Covington Median Age

36.9


Total

36.3


Male

37.3


Female

Covington Adults

There are 15,768 adults, (2,008 of whom are seniors) in Covington.

Covington Age Dependency

48.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington Sex Ratio

Female

9,944

48.63%

Male

10,503

51.37%

Covington Households and Families

Covington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.5%3.5%
Married88.3%11.7%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female63.9%36.1%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1432.8679.8
Married4,2353.4288.3
Non Family2,0101.4864.5
Female6153.6163.9
Male2832.5596.5

3.29

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1831.31%
9th to 12th Grade7455.32%
High School Graduate3,73026.66%
Some College3,49024.94%
Associates Degree1,73212.38%
Bachelors Degree3,14722.49%
Graduate Degree9646.89%

Covington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3519,9123,055
Asian1,7311,504630
Hispanic774547150
Black713659220
Multiple Races52452487
Other Race30516631
Native American333314
Islander2210

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 42.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,903$64,845$40,514
Less Than High School$40,762$46,607$31,559
High School Grad$41,237$51,707$32,969
Some College$44,706$61,679$35,101
Bachelors Degree$68,750$84,455$55,169
Graduate Degree$72,778$99,115$65,179

$51,903

Average Earnings

$64,845

Average Male

$40,514

Average Female

Covington Language

Covington Language by Age

Covington Language

82.95% of Covington residents speak only English, while 17.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.01% of the population.

Covington Poverty

Covington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0406134.37%
Multiple1,50627618.33%
Hispanic1,6521398.41%
Other652609.20%
Asian2,429381.56%
Native793240.51%
Black952131.37%
Islander2214.55%

5.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.24%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington is Native, with 40.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington is Black, with 1.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.84%
Some College7.12%
High School4.99%
Bachelors or Greater0.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.88%
Female Employed4.52%
Male Employed2.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Covington Income

Covington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$98,687$112,506
Families$105,810$120,027
Married Families$111,789-
Non Families$65,688$84,842

Covington Marital Status

Covington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington Married by Age and Sex

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

Covington Veterans

1,580

Number of Veterans

1,454

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam527
First Gulf War380
Second Gulf War256
Korea57
World War II55
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,33311.48%
Black14718.99%
2 or More628.22%
Asian381.82%
Hispanic282.75%

$Covington Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington Employment Status

73.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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

53.45%

Born in Washington

87.48%

Native Born

12.52%

Foreign Born

4.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.48% of Covington residents were born in the United States, with 53.45% having been born in Washington. 4.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,8023001.40%
201921,5023001.41%
201821,2021390.66%
201721,0633001.44%
201620,7637103.54%
201520,0538934.66%
201419,1603001.59%
201318,8605012.73%
201218,3593882.16%
201117,9713431.95%
201017,6283,8452.49%
200013,7830.00%