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Population in 2012: 40,713 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 

Males: 20,598  (50.6%)
Females: 20,115  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41011, 41014, 41015, 41051.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,438 (it was $30,735 in 2000)
Covington:

$37,438
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,392

Covington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,912 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Covington:

$103,912
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,929; Detached houses: $114,909; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,907; In 2-unit structures: $118,067; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,338; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,198; Mobile homes: $85,311

Median gross rent in 2012: $674.

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  • White alone - 33,508 (82.2%)
  • Black alone - 4,306 (10.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,553 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 970 (2.4%)
  • Other race alone - 208 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 182 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 49 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Covington: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (14.2%), English (10.0%), United States (7.9%), Italian (2.0%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1834

Land area: 13.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,099 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Covington:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Covington city:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

994 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.4%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Covington, Kentucky as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Covington to the number of sex offenders is 13,571 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,330 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,114 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (4.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (254.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kenton Vale, KY (1.0 miles) , Park Hills, KY (1.1 miles ), Fort Wright, KY (1.3 miles ), Southgate, KY (1.4 miles ), Newport, KY (1.4 miles ), Wilder, KY (1.5 miles ), Woodlawn, KY (1.6 miles ), Ludlow, KY (1.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 134 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1998: 151 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1999: 156 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2001: 158 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2002: 170 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2003: 187 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2004: 203 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2005: 200 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2006: 177 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2007: 121 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 84.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,264 (+12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,143 (23.6%)

Area code: 859

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Crime rates in Covington by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 11111
per 100,000 2.32.32.32.32.4
Rapes 4444393936
per 100,000 103.1102.390.290.688.0
Robberies 191215180186147
per 100,000 447.5499.8416.5432.0359.2
Assaults 14919713495122
per 100,000 349.1457.9310.1220.7298.1
Burglaries 659678624695723
per 100,000 1544.01576.11443.91614.31766.8
Thefts 1,3571,5611,4641,4541,472
per 100,000 3179.33628.73387.73377.23597.2
Auto thefts N/A211179181203
per 100,000 N/A490.5414.2420.4496.1
Arson 0N/A311216
per 100,000 0.0N/A71.727.939.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.7) N/A594.2509.1508.2524.8

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Crime rate in Covington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 110 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -308 (-0.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Covington-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Covington city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Covington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from Covington center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Covington center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenton County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Adrian Belew - Rock guitarist, Jake Bergey - Lacrosse player, Tyree H. Bell - Confederate States Army brigadier general, Ron McAnally - Horse trainer, Patricia Scott - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Frank Duveneck - Painter, Jack Roush - Businessman and race team owner, Dorothy Spencer - Film editor, Durward Kirby - TV personality, Jeff Hughes (soccer) - Soccer player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Covington: Thomas Shaw.

Main business address for: REGENT COMMUNICATIONS INC (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS), ASHLAND INC (WHOLESALE-CHEMICALS & ALLIED PRODUCTS), OMNICARE INC (RETAIL-DRUG STORES AND PROPRIETARY STORES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Covington:

  • DAVITA - 12TH ST. COVINGTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1500 JAMES SIMPSON JR. WAY, STE. 1100)
  • BAPTIST HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 800 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 401 EAST 20TH STREET)
  • NORTHKEY COMMUNITY CARE INTENSIVE SERV (Hospital, 502 FARRELL DRIVE PO BOX 2680)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER NORTH (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 401 EAST 20TH STREET)
  • GARRARD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 425 GARRARD ST)
  • PAVILION HEALTH CARE CTR OF COVINGTON (Nursing Home, 800 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • PROVIDENCE PAVILION (Nursing Home, 401 EAST 20TH STREET)
  • ROSEDALE MANOR (Nursing Home, 4250 GLENN AVENUE)
  • ST CHARLES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 500 FARRELL DRIVE)
  • ST CHARLES NH (Nursing Home, 500 FARRELL DR)

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Airports and heliports located in Covington:


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Amtrak station near Covington:

  • 3 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Local government website: www.covingtonky.com

College/University in Covington:

  • Gateway Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,477; Location: 1025 Amsterdam Rd; Public; Website: www.gateway.kctcs.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:

  • Northern Kentucky University (about 4 miles; Highland Heights, KY; Full-time enrollment: 10,543)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 23,808)
  • Xavier University (about 6 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 7 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,065)
  • University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College (about 14 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 17 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,391)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 22 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,477)

Public high school in Covington:

Private high schools in Covington:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 5955 TAYLOR MILL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HOLY CROSS DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 3617 CHURCH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Covington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Covington:

  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 3615 CHURCH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 485 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 1840 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 625 PIKE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 338 E 16TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Covington:

  • KENTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,199,462; Location: 502 SCOTT BOULEVARD; 477,227 books; 7,981 e-books; 37,437 audio materials; 45,167 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 1,053 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Covington: Pioneer Valley Industrial Park (A), SOHIO Industrial Park (B), Twin Oaks Golf and Plantation Club (C), The Flats (D), Covington-Kenton County Municipal Building (E), Covington Police Headquarters (F), Ridgeview Nursing Home (G), Covington Protestant Childrens Home (H), Northern Kentucky Convention Center (I), Covington Fire Department Company 1 (J), Covington Fire Department Company 2 (K), Covington Fire Department Company 5 (L), Covington Fire Department Company 6 (M), Covington Fire Department Company 8 (N), Saint Charles Nursing Home (O), Kenton County Library (P), Covington Public Library (Q), Taylor Mill Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Latonia Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Covington include: Church of God Trinity Assembly (A), True Holiness Church of God (B), Ida Spence United Methodist Church (C), Faith Bible Church (D), Runyan Memorial Christian Church (E), Latonia Baptist Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), Saint Johns Evangelical Congregational Church (H), Epworth Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Linden Grove Cemetery (1), Wayman Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Prisoners Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wayman Branch (A), Licking River (B), Holds Branch (C), Fowler Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Covington include: Rosedale Park (1), Devou Park (2), Pioneer Park (3), Goebels Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Railway Expos CO Inc (Museums; 315 West Southern Avenue) (1), Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Road) (2), Newport Aquarium - Business (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Aquarium Way) (3), Blue Grass Amusemt Co LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4304 Decoursey Avenue) (4), B J Novelty CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 907 Main Street) (5), Hot Bake Run (Tours & Charters; 622 Scott Street) (6), Carriage Rides (Tours & Charters; 622 Scott Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Fort Mitchell Inn (2100 Dixie Highway) (1), Marriott Cincinnati Rivercenter (10 W Rivercenter Blvd) (2), Holiday Inn I-75 South (2100 Dixie Highway) (3), Quality Hotel Riverview - Riverview Room Restaurant Reservations (666 West 5th Street) (4), E Room Restaurant (10 East Rivercenter Boulevard) (5), Hampton Inn Covngtn (200 Crescent Avenue) (6), Days Inn Cincinnati Ft Wright (1945 Dixie Highway) (7), Den Lou (1430 Dixie Highway) (8), Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront (668 West Fifth Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Wintersheimer D C Supreme Court Judge (230 Madison Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Kenton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.14
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.91. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.91
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.491. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.491
U.S.:

0.464

Drinking water stations with addresses in Covington and their reported violations in the past:

BULLITTSBURG BAPTIST ASSEMBLY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents, 52.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.7% for American Indian residents, 66.9% for other race residents, 55.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Covington, KY

People in group quarters in Covington in 2010:

  • 498 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 420 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 293 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 82 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 76 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Covington in 2000:

  • 451 people in nursing homes
  • 315 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 209 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 54 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 25 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Covington compared to Kentucky state average:

Covington, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Covington (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Kentucky, Inc.: Covington Branch, 19th & Madison Branch, Highland Pike & Route 17 Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,743.6 mil, Deposits: $1,499.3 mil, headquarters in Crestview Hills, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corporation, The
  • The Huntington National Bank: Covington Main Branch at 540 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1995/10/27. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: Covington Branch at 535 Madison Ave., branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sixth And Madison Branch at 602 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Advantage Bank: 401-7 Pike Street Branch at 401-7 Pike Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/23: Bank assets: $767.1 mil, Deposits: $634.2 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Camco Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Federal Savings and Loan Association: Citizens Federal Savings And Loan As at 433 Madison Ave, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $35.1 mil, Deposits: $25.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Kentucky Federal Savings and Loan Association: Kentucky Federal Savings And Loan As at 1050 Scott Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $41.5 mil, Deposits: $35.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Covington Branch at 404 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1974/11/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fifth Third Bank: Covington Banking Center at 107 Brent Spence Square, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Covington, Kentucky:

  • Embassy Suites Rivercenter, 10 E Rivercenter Blvd, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 261-8400, Fax: (859) 261-8486
  • Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront, 668 W Fifth St, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 491-1200, Fax: (859) 491-8698
  • Holiday Inn-cincinnati Riverfront, 600 W Third St, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 291-4300, Fax: (859) 491-2331
  • Extended Stay America, 650 W 3RD St, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 581-3000, Fax: (859) 581-3100
  • Rodeway Inn, 1931-1939 Dixie Hwy, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 331-1400, Fax: (859) 957-1030
  • Hampton Inn-riverfront, 200 Cres Ave, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 581-7800, Fax: (859) 581-8282
  • Courtyard By Marriott, Cincinnati/Covington, 500 W Third St, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 491-4000, Fax: (859) 491-8700
  • Cincinnati Marriott At Rivercenter, 10 West Rivercenter Blvd, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 261-2900, Fax: (859) 261-0900
  • Manager, 700 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011 , Phone: (859) 261-1117
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Covington, Kentucky

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Covington travel time to work - commute


Covington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Covington city (based on Kenton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.83%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents51.9%21.7%6.3%4.7%3.4%
Congregations17.7%24.8%13.3%7.1%8.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.2%1.4%1.1%1.1%6.1%
Congregations0.9%1.8%3.5%0.9%21.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Kenton County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Kenton County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kenton County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenton County:

26.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$48,095$48,0951$3,074
Other Government Administration 14$57,378$49,1812$997
Judicial and Legal 3$14,235$56,9401$133
Police Protection - Officers 108$524,969$58,3300$0
Police - Other 13$38,311$35,3647$2,817
Firefighters 118$565,845$57,5440$0
Fire - Other 1$3,269$39,2280$0
Streets and Highways 39$128,352$39,4930$0
Health 2$7,472$44,8320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,209$62,5080$0
Parks and Recreation 29$87,712$36,2952$642
Housing and Community Development(Local) 64$216,574$40,6088$9,482
Totals for Government 404$1,697,421$50,41821$17,145

Covington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $716,000 ($17.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,649,000 ($359.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,425,000 ($329.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,883,000 ($242.75)
    Regular Highways: $5,180,000 ($127.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,289,000 ($56.22)
    Central Staff Services: $2,209,000 ($54.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,803,000 ($44.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,279,000 ($31.42)
    Public Welfare - Other: $727,000 ($17.86)
    Sewerage: $649,000 ($15.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,376,000 ($132.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,448,000 ($35.57)
    Central Staff Services: $1,105,000 ($27.14)
    Police Protection: $299,000 ($7.34)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($0.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,259,000 ($546.73)

Covington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $6,376,000 ($156.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,611,000 ($39.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,227,000 ($30.14)
    Parking Facilities: $1,059,000 ($26.01)
    Sewerage: $620,000 ($15.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($2.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,997,000 ($147.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $641,000 ($15.74)
    General Local Government Support: $117,000 ($2.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,327,000 ($130.84)
    Interest Earnings: $2,058,000 ($50.55)
    Rents: $818,000 ($20.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $263,000 ($6.46)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,355,000 ($57.84)
    All Other: $1,060,000 ($26.04)
    Highways: $371,000 ($9.11)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $21,264,000 ($522.29)
    Property: $5,637,000 ($138.46)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,324,000 ($130.77)
    Corporation Net Income: $2,549,000 ($62.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,092,000 ($51.38)
    Motor Vehicle License: $144,000 ($3.54)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $135,000 ($3.32)
    Other License: $26,000 ($0.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.12)

Covington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,328,000 ($1850.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,651,000 ($1661.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $66,757,000 ($1639.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $65,958,000 ($1620.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,760,000 ($239.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,083,000 ($51.16)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $799,000 ($19.63)

Covington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,093,000 ($100.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,298,000 ($572.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,958,000 ($1620.07)

9.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.31%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Kenton County:

0.05%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Boone County, KY  2.41% ($34,913 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.61% ($41,305)
from Campbell County, KY  1.58% ($34,491)


8.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Kenton County:

0.03%
Kentucky average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Boone County, KY  2.84% ($41,971 average AGI)
to Campbell County, KY  1.30% ($35,186)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.08% ($39,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Covington:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Covington:

  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Covington:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Covington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Covington)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Covington, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Covington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Covington)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED286$107,232170$102,259740$133,62733$38,5014$182,310106$82,5890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$82,56910$82,25251$97,2279$17,0491$1,694,0007$72,3411$24,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$108,06632$85,981330$111,53364$29,2481$290,00038$59,2272$27,925
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$99,86811$135,634164$122,3185$37,4660$011$114,9580$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$111,9103$81,70735$128,3890$00$01$89,4700$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Covington, KY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$122,75024$151,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$118,53412$140,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$136,33310$143,437
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$148,0104$92,533
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$234,290

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Most common first names in Covington, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary58377.7 years
John56472.8 years
William55373.1 years
Charles43472.5 years
Robert41869.9 years
James38369.3 years
George29775.3 years
Joseph28274.2 years
Edward25074.1 years
Margaret24879.0 years
Most common last names in Covington, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19072.4 years
Brown11573.1 years
Johnson10472.5 years
Miller10374.8 years
Jones10174.1 years
Moore9775.2 years
Martin8371.8 years
Williams7473.1 years
Wilson7374.1 years
Jackson7271.6 years
Businesses in Covington, KY
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Kroger2
Baskin-Robbins1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1Marriott2
Burlington Coat Factory1MasterBrand Cabinets6
CVS1McDonald's2
Cricket Wireless3Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
Extended Stay America1U-Haul1
FedEx4UPS8
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Value City Furniture1
GNC1Waffle House1
H&R Block2Walgreens2
Holiday Inn1White Castle2
Browse common businesses in Covington, KY


Covington on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 (41011) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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