Covington city, Virginia Population 2024

5,457

Covington city, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 5,457 with a growth rate of -1.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington city, Virginia is the 128th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 5,941 and has seen a growth of -8.15% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,017-88-1.72%
20285,105-88-1.69%
20275,193-88-1.67%
20265,281-88-1.64%
20255,369-88-1.61%
20245,457-88-1.59%
20235,545-88-1.56%
20225,633-83-1.45%
20215,716-29-0.5%
20205,7451232.19%
20195,622-38-0.67%
20185,66000%
20175,660-22-0.39%
20165,682110.19%
20155,671-107-1.85%
20145,778-54-0.93%
20135,832-14-0.24%
20125,846-70-1.18%
20115,916-25-0.42%
20105,94100%
19906,991-2,072-22.86%
19809,063-997-9.91%
197010,060-1,002-9.06%
196011,0626,045120.49%
2024 Growth Rate
-1.59% (-88)
2020 Population
5,745
Area
5 mi²
Density
1091 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-5.01% (-288)

Covington city, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,67281.65%
Black or African American77013.46%
Two or more races2163.77%
Asian641.12%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Covington city, Virginia Population by Race

Covington city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Covington city, Virginia Median Age

41.9

Total

39.7

Male

43.7

Female

Covington city, Virginia Adults

There are 4,437 adults, (1,092 of whom are seniors) in Covington city, Virginia.

Covington city, Virginia Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female3,00652.53%
Male2,71647.47%

Covington city, Virginia Population by Age

Covington city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5032.2575.224.8
Married1,1133.1284.515.5
Non Family9831.167.732.3
Female2212.617129
Male1862.7364.535.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Covington city, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1022.56%
9th to 12th Grade3528.82%
High School Graduate1,91748.03%
Some College88222.1%
Associates Degree2837.09%
Bachelors Degree2967.42%
Graduate Degree1593.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,2482,927350
Black54845462
Hispanic1026933
2+ Races808018
Asian464025

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.35%.

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,906$47,688$25,140
Less Than 9th Grade$39,514$39,618$0
High School Graduate$27,326$46,209$17,347
Some College$41,190$51,345$23,813
Bachelors Degree$56,860$58,203$56,328
Graduate Degree$55,144$0$36,983

$36,906

Average Earnings

$47,688

Average Male

$25,140

Average Female

Covington city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington city, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Covington city, Virginia Language

97.39% of Covington city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Covington city, Virginia Language

Covington city, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,53676616.89%
Multiple2169644.44%
Black735598.03%
Hispanic1283628.13%
Asian6457.81%

16.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.78%

Male Poverty Rate

18.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington city, Virginia is Multiple, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington city, Virginia is Asian, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.64%.

Covington city, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.04%
High School9.79%
Some College9.21%
Bachelors or Greater7.47%

Covington city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed92.68%
Female Unemployed80.95%
Female Employed9.93%
Male Employed6.68%

Covington city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,737$55,199
Families$57,125$66,362
Married Families$70,972$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,420$36,413

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Covington city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

289

Number of Veterans

289

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam122
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War54
Korea35
World War II0

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7482
55 to 6472
75+70
35 to 5445
18 to 3420

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2657.27%
Black233.82%
Hispanic119.73%
2+ Races10.76%

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Covington city, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Covington city, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Covington city, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.09%

Born in Covington city, Virginia

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Covington city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.09% having been born in Virginia. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Covington city, Virginia Place of Birth

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