Covington city, Virginia Population 2020

Covington city, Virginia's estimated population is 5,432 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington city, Virginia is the 128th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,432-14-0.26%
20195,446-14-0.26%
20185,460-14-0.26%
20175,474-65-1.17%
20165,539-122-2.16%
20155,661-114-1.97%
20145,775-55-0.94%
20135,830-15-0.26%
20125,845-71-1.20%
20115,916-27-0.45%
20105,943-1,048-14.99%
19906,991-2,072-22.86%
19809,063-997-9.91%
197010,060-1,002-9.06%
196011,0620.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.26%
County Website
County Seat
Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,60982.57%
Black or African American73913.24%
Two or More Races1522.72%
Asian741.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.14%
Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Median Age

42.8


Total

42.4


Male

44.6


Female

Covington city, Virginia Adults

There are 4,510 adults, (1,202 of whom are seniors) in Covington city, Virginia.

Covington city, Virginia Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,840

50.88%

Male

2,742

49.12%

Covington city, Virginia Households and Families

Covington city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Female32.1%67.9%
Male26.1%73.9%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4092.2873.5
Married1,1762.9889.9
Non Family8711.1469.2
Female2742.5532.1
Male883.426.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1553.84%
9th to 12th Grade3979.84%
High School Graduate1,74643.26%
Some College80519.95%
Associates Degree3177.85%
Bachelors Degree41410.26%
Graduate Degree2025.00%
Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3452,936494
Black48436232
Hispanic12112167
Multiple Races765539
Asian636337

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 58.73%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,346$36,722$23,651
Less Than High School$32,981$34,135$
High School Grad$22,697$28,984$15,417
Some College$30,962$60,800$27,765
Bachelors Degree$35,880$$40,583
Graduate Degree$49,931$57,344$42,500

$29,346

Average Earnings

$36,722

Average Male

$23,651

Average Female

Covington city, Virginia Language

Covington city, Virginia Language by Age

Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Language

97.79% of Covington city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Covington city, Virginia Poverty

Covington city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,45169215.55%
Black7079513.44%
Hispanic1441913.19%
Multiple1521711.18%
Islander88100.00%

15.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington city, Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington city, Virginia is Multiple, with 11.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.76%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.28%
High School12.31%
Some College11.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed74.51%
Female Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed13.19%
Male Employed6.06%

Covington city, Virginia Income

Covington city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$39,432$56,384
Families$56,442$61,355
Married Families$72,842-
Non Families$24,902$46,022
Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Covington city, Virginia 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 45-54.

Covington city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Covington city, Virginia Veterans

Loading...

492

Number of Veterans

448

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War117
Vietnam112
First Gulf War111
Korea42
World War II29
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54164
75+121
65 to 7487
55 to 6487
18 to 3433
Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White43311.54%
Black488.23%
Hispanic3528.93%
Asian1115.71%

Covington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

Loading...

9.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington city, Virginia Employment Status

Loading...

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

71.03%

Born in Virginia

96.61%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

2.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.61% of Covington city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.03% having been born in Virginia. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990