Covington, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 9,686 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.2%
 
Males: 5,109  (52.7%)
Females: 4,577  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70433.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,313 (it was $36,949 in 2000)
Covington:

$46,313
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,868 (it was $21,438 in 2000)

Covington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $204,612 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Covington:

$204,612
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $223,224; Detached houses: $242,005; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,678; In 2-unit structures: $160,990; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,582; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,679; Mobile homes: $45,799; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,917

Median gross rent in 2013: $852.

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  • Races in Covington, LA (2013)

    Covington races chart
    • 6,10467.2%White alone
    • 2,31525.5%Black alone
    • 5255.8%Hispanic
    • 840.9%Two or more races
    • 390.4%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Covington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Covington: 97.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.1%), Irish (10.5%), French (10.4%), English (6.9%), United States (5.9%), Italian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 26 feet

Land area: 6.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,425 people per square mile   (low).

Covington,LA real estate house value index trend

Covington, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Covington:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Covington city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

276 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Covington, Louisiana as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Covington to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,711 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,437 (0.8%)

Covington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metairie, LA (33.6 miles , pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (35.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (319.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Abita Springs, LA (2.0 miles ), Madisonville, LA (2.5 miles ), Mandeville, LA (2.8 miles ), Folsom, LA (3.4 miles ), Lacombe, LA (3.9 miles ), Sun, LA (4.1 miles ), Ponchatoula, LA (4.5 miles ), Hammond, LA (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2004: 85 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2005: 104 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2006: 108 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2011: 79 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2012: 122 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2013: 154 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2014: 111 buildings, average cost: $187,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.48 N, Longitude: 90.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,499 (+136.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,475 (38.5%)

Area code: 985

Covington household income distribution Covington home values distribution

Crime rates in Covington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0020101000000
per 100,000 0.00.022.70.011.30.010.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 22224113232N/A8
per 100,000 23.523.222.722.545.110.310.532.521.433.922.4N/A84.2
Robberies 711111181378445107
per 100,000 82.3127.8124.9123.690.3133.473.386.842.945.256.0109.373.7
Assaults 61201717545329402829373027
per 100,000 716.9232.3193.0191.1609.5543.9303.6433.9300.3327.9414.2328.0284.3
Burglaries 777875546269615249501004546
per 100,000 904.9906.1851.6606.9699.8708.1638.5564.1525.5565.31,119.4492.0484.4
Thefts 390300293179193232195196213227359277323
per 100,000 4,583.43,485.13,326.92,011.92,178.32,380.72,041.22,126.32,284.22,566.44,018.83,028.63,401.4
Auto thefts 271817102119910109101316
per 100,000 317.3209.1193.0112.4237.0195.094.2108.5107.2101.8111.9142.1168.5
Arson 0141211020010
per 100,000 0.011.645.411.222.610.310.50.021.40.00.010.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 420.2295.7318.4206.2332.1290.6225.1249.1207.6235.0334.7259.0302.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Covington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
Louisiana average:

3.98
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +553 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Covington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Covington, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Covington, Louisiana average temperatures Covington, Louisiana average precipitation Covington, Louisiana humidity Covington, Louisiana wind speed Covington, Louisiana snowfall Covington, Louisiana sunshine Covington, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Covington-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Covington city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Covington-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 360.9 miles away from Covington center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 262.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from Covington center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Covington topographic map

Birthplace of: Ian Somerhalder - Film actor, Katherine Brooks - Documentary filmmaker, Frank Burton Ellis - Federal judge, Jay Blossman - Louisiana attorney and politician, Jordan Jefferson - Football player, Butch Roussel - College football player (La Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns), Josh Maravich - College basketball player (LSU Tigers), Sheila Stroup - Columnist, Curt Baham - Former professional football player.

Main business address for: SCP POOL CORP (WHOLESALE-MISC DURABLE GOODS), HORNBECK OFFSHORE SERVICES INC /LA (DEEP SEA FOREIGN TRANSPORTATION OF FREIGHT).

Hospitals in Covington:

  • FAIRWAY MEDICAL CENTER (Physician, provides emergency services, 67252 INDUSTRY LANE)
  • GREENBRIAR HOSPITAL (201 GREENBRIAR BLVD)
  • GULF STATES LTAC OF COVINGTON (20050 CRESTWOOD BLVD)
  • HSA GREENBRIER HOSP (201 GREENBRIER BLVD BOX 1836)
  • LAKEVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 95 JUDGE TANNER BOULEVARD)
  • PREMIER PHYSICAL REHABILITATION HOSPIT (20050 CRESTWOOD)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF COVINGTON (195 HIGHLAND PAUL ENTRANCE)
  • RIVER FOREST COMMUNITY HOME (11 PATRICIA DRIVE)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE NORTHSHORE, (1121 SOUTH TYLER ST, UNIT 5, STE A)
  • ST TAMMANY PARISH HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1202 S TYLER STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Covington:

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Colleges/Universities in Covington:

  • Aveda Institute-Covington (Full-time enrollment: 1,431; Location: 1355 Polders Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.avedainstitutesbb.com)
  • Delta College Inc (FT enrollment: 642; Location: 19231 N. 6th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.deltacollege.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 22 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 35 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 42 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)

Public high schools in Covington:

  • COVINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,558, Location: 73030 LION DRIVE, Grades: 8-12)
  • FLORIDA PARISHES JUVENILE DETENTION CNTR. (Location: 28528 HIGHWAY 190, Grades: 3-12)

Private high schools in Covington:

  • ST PAULS SCHOOL (Students: 865, Location: 917 S JAHNCKE AVE, Grades: 8-12, Boys only)
  • NORTHLAKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 772, Location: 70104 WOLVERINE DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY (Students: 692, Location: 122 S MASSACHUSETTS, Grades: 8-12, Girls only)
  • CHRIST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 538, Location: 80 CHRISTWOOD BLVD, Grades: PK-11)
  • ARCHBISHOP HANNAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 71324 HIGHWAY 1077, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Covington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Covington:

  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 753, Location: 130 E TEMPERANCE ST, Grades: PK-7)
  • KEHOE - FRANCE NORTHSHORE (Students: 272, Location: 25 PATRICIA DR, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Covington

Library in Covington:

  • ST. TAMMANY PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,214,689; Location: 310 WEST 21ST AVENUE; 640,453 books; 26 e-books; 20,551 audio materials; 39,051 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 1,750 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Covington: Covington Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Louisiana State University AgCenter Saint Tammany Parish Office (B), Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office (C), Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office - Criminal Nonsupport (D), Saint Tammany Parish Library (E), Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office (F), Covington Police Department (G), Saint Tammany Parish Homeland Security and Emergency Operations Center (H), Covington Fire Department (I), Saint Tammany Parish Courthouse (J), Covington City Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Covington include: Church of God in Christ (A), Covenant Christian Church (B), Collins Boulevard Baptist Church (C), Christ Temple Church (D), Bethel Reform Methodist Church (E), Saint Peters Catholic Church (F), Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (G), Greater Starlight Baptist Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wilson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Soap and Tallow Branch (A), Mile Branch (B), Little Bogue Falaya (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Covington include: Division of Saint John Historic District (1), Saint Tammany Parish Fairgrounds (2), Tyler Square (3), Bogue Falaya Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Smith H J & Sons General Store (Museums; 308 North Columbia Street), St Tammany Parish - Parish Libraries- Lee Road Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 79213 Highway 40), St Tammany Parish - Parish Libraries- Covington Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 310 West 21st Avenue), St Tammany Parish - Parish Libraries- Business Offices (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 310 West 21st Avenue), Folsom Amusement Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 76175 Carroll Drive), H P Sales Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 76175 Carroll Drive), Louisiana State - Tourist Information Center I 10- Archer Patricia Regional Coordin (1712 North Columbia Street), Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery (Arcades & Amusements; 23440 Lowe Davis Road).

Hotels: Best Western Northpark Inn (625 North Highway 190), Courtyard Covington/Mandeville (101 North Park Boulevard), Green Springs Motel (72533 Military Road), Four Seasons Buffett (600 North Highway 190), Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites (501 North Highway 190), Blue Willow Bed & Breakfast (505 East Rutland Street), Hampton Inn Covington- LA (68700 Highway 190 Service Road), Comfort Inn & Suites (30 Louis Prima Drive), Super 8 Motel (120 Holiday Boulevard).

Courts: St Tammany Parish Government - St Tammany Parish Clerk of Court- 22nd Judicial District Court Of (701 North Columbia Street), St Tammany Parish - 22nd Judicial District Court Office- Misdemeanor Proba (701 North Columbia Street), Huges Jeffersin D Judge - Court Of Appeal First Circuit (832 East Boston Street), St Tammany Parish Government - St Tammany Parish Clerk Of Court- Misdemeanor Proba (335 North New Hampshire Street), St Tammany Parish Government - St Tammany Parish Clerk Of Court- Land Records Divi (701 North Columbia Street), St Tammany Parish Government - St Tammany Parish Clerk of Court- Civil Division- Civil Court (701 North Columbia Street), St Tammany Parish - 22nd Judicial District Court Office- Division A- Judge Raymond S Child (701 North Columbia Street), St Tammany Parish - 22nd Judicial District Court Office- Division E- Judge William J Gu (701 North Columbia Street), St Tammany Parish - Clerk Of Court- Covington Justice Center (701 North Columbia Street).

St. Tammany Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 38.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.41
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
16 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Covington in 2000:

  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Covington, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Covington (2011 data):

  • Whitney Bank: Covington Branch, Covington Branch, Covington Branch, Highway 21 Branch. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Boston Street Branch, Highway 21, Collins Blvd Branch, Highway 190 Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Covington West Branch, Covington Branch, Northpark Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Barker's Corner Branch, Highway 25 Branch, at 222 New Hampshire Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.2 mil, Deposits: $98.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Covington Branch, Flower Estates Banking Center Branch, Boston Drive-Up. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Resource Bank: at 70533 Highway 21, Christwood Retirement Center, Covington Branch. Info updated 2009/06/22: Bank assets: $430.8 mil, Deposits: $371.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Resource Bankshares, Inc.
  • Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company: Covington Branch at 1110 Highway 190, branch established on 2005/09/12; Boston Branch at 423 East Boston Street, branch established on 2008/08/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $881.1 mil, Deposits: $740.2 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Barker's Corner Branch at 79070 Highway 40, branch established on 1995/06/08; at 1990 Highway 190, branch established on 2005/04/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.3 mil, Deposits: $192.2 mil, headquarters in Bogalusa, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Home Bank: Highway 21 Branch at 69291 Highway 21, branch established on 2005/07/01; Columbia St./Covington Branch at 1750 North Columbia Street, branch established on 2005/03/08. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $953.5 mil, Deposits: $732.8 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Louisiana average:

12.2

Covington travel time to work - commute Covington mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Covington city (based on St. Tammany Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,14916
Evangelical Protestant42,583129
Mainline Protestant16,79825
Black Protestant2,76217
Other2,43014
None116,018-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
St. Tammany Parish:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
St. Tammany Parish:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
St. Tammany Parish:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

8.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Tammany Parish:

26.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.8%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Covington:

52.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Covington:

49.7%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Covington:

57.6%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Covington, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$19,012$45,6290$0
Other Government Administration 8$32,340$48,5101$1,078
Police Protection - Officers 34$135,001$47,6470$0
Police - Other 11$35,200$38,4004$2,391
Firefighters 17$81,309$57,3950$0
Fire - Other 3$11,369$45,4762$2,143
Streets and Highways 21$59,519$34,0111$443
Sewerage 13$37,403$34,5260$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,190$33,57012$7,815
Water Supply 11$31,020$33,8400$0
Other and Unallocable 10$31,930$38,3163$2,513
Totals for Government 137$485,293$42,50723$16,383

Covington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $2,350,000 ($242.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $97,000 ($10.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,990,000 ($205.45)
    Sewerage: $1,472,000 ($151.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,171,000 ($120.90)
    Central Staff Services: $757,000 ($78.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $624,000 ($64.42)
    Water Utilities: $587,000 ($60.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $485,000 ($50.07)
    Fire Protection: $476,000 ($49.14)
    General - Other: $428,000 ($44.19)
    Financial Administration: $408,000 ($42.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $346,000 ($35.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $4,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($18.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $340,000 ($35.10)
    Fire Protection: $256,000 ($26.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,826,000 ($291.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($3.82)

Covington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $817,000 ($84.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $484,000 ($49.97)
    All Other: $89,000 ($9.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $80,000 ($8.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($5.16)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($0.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $611,000 ($63.08)
    Highways: $209,000 ($21.58)
    All Other: $57,000 ($5.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($6.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $127,000 ($13.11)
    Interest Earnings: $122,000 ($12.60)
    Rents: $47,000 ($4.85)
    Special Assessments: $16,000 ($1.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $842,000 ($86.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,379,000 ($142.37)
    General Support: $538,000 ($55.54)
    Education: $47,000 ($4.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,285,000 ($442.39)
    Property: $1,179,000 ($121.72)
    NEC: $682,000 ($70.41)
    Public Utilities: $426,000 ($43.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000 ($2.99)

Covington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $688,000 ($71.03)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,675,000 ($482.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,240,000 ($437.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $598,000 ($61.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $435,000 ($44.91)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($9.29)

Covington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,127,000 ($219.60)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,666,000 ($172.00)

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.92% ($51,238 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.53% ($41,782)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.35% ($34,699)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($460 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.60% ($47,445 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.58% ($40,590)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.45% ($31,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Covington:

  • WASO (730 AM; 0 kW; COVINGTON, LA)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Covington:

  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; FOLSOM, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WTGG (96.5 FM; AMITE, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Covington:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
Covington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Covington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 3,955m12,976ftTotal length
  • $348,786,000Total costs
  • 205,338Total average daily traffic
  • 12,802Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Covington, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Covington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 252 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Covington, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 174 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Covington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Covington)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$176,78542$273,223126$203,69613$48,35917$159,7370$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$65,6235$162,62416$174,1911$43,1903$66,5603$49,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$162,8308$222,97940$205,5239$43,4674$127,9031$46,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$301,5906$193,68525$192,2282$213,7601$263,4200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$261,10510$256,9921$153,3601$153,1500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00 , 0405.01, 0406.02, 0406.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$220,1724$252,948
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$221,7501$294,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$524,8602$225,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$129,5700$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00 , 0405.01, 0406.02, 0406.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

COVINGTON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 14,700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005)
LA WATER -KINGSPOINT SUBDIVISION (Address: 201 Holiday Boulevard, Suite 150 , Population served: 6,231, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2005)
LEE ROAD WATER CORPORATION (Address: 78295 DUTSCH LANE , Population served: 6,048, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-29-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2006)
LA WATER- QUAIL RIDGE SUBDIVISION (Address: 201 Holiday Boulevard, Suite 150 , Population served: 2,612, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2006)
LA WATER - HUNTWYCK VILLAGE (Address: 201 Holiday Boulevard, Suite 150 , Population served: 2,073, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LA WATER- LAKE VILLAGE SD (Address: 201 Holiday Boulevard, Suite 150 , Population served: 2,073, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LA WATER - WOODRIDGE SUBDIVISION (Address: 201 Holiday Boulevard, Suite 150 , Population served: 1,590, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
POPEYES FRIED CHICKEN (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Covington that have no violations reported:

  • LA WATER - OAKMONT SUBD (Address: 201 Holiday Boulevard, Suite 150 , Population served: 612, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VINTAGE COURT (Address: 75082 HWY 25 , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FLORIDA PAR JUV DET CENT (Address: 28528 HWY 190 , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Covington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Covington, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Covington, Louisiana:

  • Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center, 501 N Hwy 190, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 893-3580, Fax: (985) 893-4807
  • Hampton Inn, 68700 Hwy 190, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 809-0019, Fax: (985) 809-0211
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Covington, 101 Holiday Sq Frontage Rd, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 809-6144, Fax: (985) 809-6153
  • Country Inn & Suites, 130 Holiday Blvd, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 809-0467, Fax: (985) 809-0469
  • Staybridge Suites, 140 Holiday Blvd, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 892-0003, Fax: (985) 246-6491
  • Laquinta Inn And Suites Covington, 200 Pinacle Pkwy, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 871-8366, Fax: (985) 871-8365
  • Hilton Garden Inn Covington/Mandeville, 350 Hiloday Square Blvd, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 327-7118, Fax: (985) 327-7119
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 30 Louis Prima Dr, Covington, Louisiana 70433 , Phone: (985) 809-1234, Fax: (985) 809-0466
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Covington, Louisiana
Most common first names in Covington, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19373.2 years
Mary13979.4 years
William13274.3 years
Robert13071.0 years
James12871.2 years
Joseph10473.3 years
Charles9975.2 years
George8575.8 years
Edward6376.9 years
Margaret6079.1 years
Most common last names in Covington, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jenkins8671.5 years
Williams6970.4 years
Sharp6275.4 years
Smith6274.8 years
Brown5573.4 years
Johnson5072.5 years
Jones4471.3 years
Taylor4476.1 years
Davis3576.2 years
White3271.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Covington, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Marshalls1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ace Hardware1McDonald's4
Advance Auto Parts1Men's Wearhouse1
Applebee's1Nike5
AutoZone1Nissan1
Banana Republic1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Olive Garden1
Best Western1Outback1
Blockbuster2Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS4Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A2PetSmart1
Circle K3Pier 1 Imports1
Clarion1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1Rooms To Go2
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry1Shoe Carnival1
Domino's Pizza2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx17Starbucks2
GNC2Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subaru1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hilton1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
IHOP1Tire Kingdom1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jones New York2U-Haul3
Justice1UPS14
Kincaid1Vans1
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens3
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's4
Marriott2YMCA1

Covington compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Covington on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #96 (70433) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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