For population 25 years and over in Covington:
For population 15 years and over in Covington town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (30.3 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (246.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wyoming, NY (2.0 miles ), Pavilion, NY (2.1 miles ), Linwood, NY (2.2 miles) , Greigsville, NY (2.4 miles ), Wadsworth, NY (2.4 miles) , York, NY (2.5 miles ), Middlebury, NY (2.5 miles ), York Hamlet, NY (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 78.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 585
Work and jobs in Covington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Covington, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Covington-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Covington town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Covington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Covington center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from Covington center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wyoming County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wallace M. Fay - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Covington:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 19.3. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Covington compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Covington town (based on Wyoming County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.29%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,033 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,842 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $4,507,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,063
Total average daily truck traffic: 365
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 6,858
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: