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Population in 2012: 18,298 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.8%
Males: 9,174  (50.1%)
Females: 9,124  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  34.7 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98038.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $89,272 (it was $63,711 in 2000)
Covington:

$89,272
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,008

Covington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $270,789 (it was $162,700 in 2000)
Covington:

$270,789
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $349,971; Detached houses: $357,289; Townhouses or other attached units: $237,554; In 2-unit structures: $360,573; Mobile homes: $151,047

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,407.

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  • White alone - 13,220 (75.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,493 (8.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1,364 (7.8%)
  • Black alone - 718 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 659 (3.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 83 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 42 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Covington: 111.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (9.4%), English (9.3%), Norwegian (6.1%), Scottish (3.4%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1997

Elevation: 352 feet

Land area: 5.77 square miles.

Population density: 3,173 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Covington:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Covington city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2,231 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This city:  12.7%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Covington, Washington as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Covington to the number of sex offenders is 9,149 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,432 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,550 (1.4%)

Covington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kent, WA (6.1 miles , pop. 79,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (21.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (938.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tahoma-Maple Valley, WA (1.5 miles) , Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA (1.5 miles ), Maple Valley, WA (1.6 miles ), Shadow Lake, WA (1.7 miles ), Danville, WA (1.8 miles) , Lake Holm, WA (2.1 miles ), East Hill-Meridian, WA (2.2 miles ), Lea Hill, WA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2001: 227 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2002: 159 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2003: 356 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2004: 269 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2005: 97 buildings, average cost: $298,200
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $309,200
  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $303,400
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $290,700
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $257,800
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $253,600
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2012: 140 buildings, average cost: $255,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.37 N, Longitude: 122.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,899 (-27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 861 (9.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 425

Covington household income distribution Covington home values distribution

Property values in Covington, WA


 

Crime rates in Covington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000020000001
per 100,000 7.20.00.00.00.012.20.00.00.00.00.00.05.5
Rapes 86869109964111111
per 100,000 57.342.956.441.258.260.953.349.833.021.558.161.660.8
Robberies 114671116159231521188
per 100,000 78.828.642.348.171.197.488.849.8126.780.6110.9100.844.2
Assaults 2119171819181171018151525
per 100,000 150.4135.7119.8123.7122.8109.665.138.755.196.779.284.0138.1
Burglaries 84877610912312013691128134139134134
per 100,000 601.7621.3535.5748.9794.9730.6805.0503.5704.9719.7734.2750.7740.1
Thefts 378338378327350433315343356467460393469
per 100,000 2707.72413.92663.52246.72261.92636.41864.51898.01960.62508.22429.62201.62590.4
Auto thefts 47641018912510474707040545041
per 100,000 336.7457.1711.7611.5807.8633.2438.0387.3385.5214.8285.2280.1226.5
Arson 4941311585171000
per 100,000 28.764.328.289.371.130.447.427.793.65.40.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 314.5266.3305.3284.4327.4357.9268.1221.0252.8246.8288.3280.1296.0

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City-data.com crime rate 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: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.88
Washington average:

1.47

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Covington, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,450 (+21.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Covington-area historical earthquake activity is above Washington state average. It is 303% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from Covington center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 11.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from Covington center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Covington topographic map

Birthplace of: Mike Jensen - College basketball player (Washington Huskies).


Hospitals/medical centers near Covington:

  • BENSON HEIGHTS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KENT, WA)
  • GREEN RIVER TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AUBURN, WA)
  • NORTH AUBURN REHAB AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AUBURN, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Covington, WA

Heliports located in Covington:

Amtrak stations near Covington:

  • 18 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.covington.wa.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:

  • Green River Community College (about 5 miles; Auburn, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,056)
  • Highline Community College (about 10 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • Bellevue College (about 16 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 6,870)
  • Seattle Community College-South Campus (about 18 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 18 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Bates Technical College (about 19 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 20 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,795)

Private high school in Covington:

  • KENTWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 26223 164TH AVE SE; Grades: PK - 12)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Medical Center in Covington= MultiCare

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Churches in Covington include: Covington Christian Fellowship Church (A), Covington Community Church (B), Cornerstone United Methodist Church (C), Saint John the Baptist Church (D), Kentwood Family Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), Spirit and Truth Foursquare Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
King County 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
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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
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.274. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 14.8. This is worse than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

11.6
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 17.1. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

25.6
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
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.46. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.46
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Covington, WA

30 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Covington compared to Washington state average:

Covington, Washington environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Covington (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Covington Branch at 27103 185th Avenue Se, branch established on 1995/04/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Covington Branch at 17601 Se 272nd Street, branch established on 1982/08/02. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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 (71%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.26%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents43.3%6.3%5.5%5.0%4.2%
Congregations5.9%9.7%6.2%1.9%5.5%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.8%2.9%2.8%2.7%23.6%
Congregations5.6%4.6%3.6%0.7%56.4%
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: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
King County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.9%

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 4$18,022$54,0661$3,259
Other Government Administration 30$129,309$51,7242$3,627
Streets and Highways 7$44,876$76,9300$0
Parks and Recreation 5$23,444$56,2660$0
Totals for Government 46$215,651$56,2573$6,886

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,409,000 ($77.00)
    General: $40,000 ($2.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($1.53)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,009,000 ($55.14)
    Water Utilities: $462,000 ($25.25)
    Regular Highways: $457,000 ($24.98)
    Financial Administration: $344,000 ($18.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $189,000 ($10.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000 ($7.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $124,000 ($6.78)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($4.04)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($2.19)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($2.02)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $1,633,000 ($89.24)
    Regular Highways: $332,000 ($18.14)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($4.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $800,000 ($43.72)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($2.73)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($2.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($0.55)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $954,000 ($52.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $960,000 ($52.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $462,000 ($25.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $741,000 ($40.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $364,000 ($19.89)
    General Revenue, NEC: $106,000 ($5.79)
    Special Assessments: $51,000 ($2.79)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,323,000 ($72.30)
    General Support: $120,000 ($6.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $77,000 ($4.21)
    All Other: $58,000 ($3.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,268,000 ($69.30)
    Property: $1,252,000 ($68.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $671,000 ($36.67)
    NEC: $541,000 ($29.57)
    Public Utilities: $95,000 ($5.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($0.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,280,000 ($397.86)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,154 average AGI)
King County:

0.27%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.95% ($45,723 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.78% ($40,128)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($65,600)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,377 average AGI)
King County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.31% ($49,721 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.97% ($46,071)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($51,775)

Strongest AM radio stations in Covington:

  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Covington:

  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Covington:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Covington fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2006 08:15 PM, 156th Pl Se, Lat: 47.362925, Lon: -122.130856, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 7, 2005 11:59 AM, Se 272nd St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 9, 2004 04:37 PM, Sr-516, Covington Way Se, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 21, 2003 09:40 PM, Se 268th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 6, 2002 05:58 PM, Sr-18, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1998 12:04 AM, Sewaxroad, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 41 meters (135ft)
Total costs: $29,075,000
Total average daily traffic: 103,326
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,436


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lori A Lee, 23843 178th Place Se (Lat: 47.388444 Lon: -122.103722), Type: 49.4, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Lori A Lee, 23843 178th Place Se (Lat: 47.388444 Lon: -122.103722), Type: 49.4, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Lori A Lee, 23843 178th Place Se (Lat: 47.388444 Lon: -122.103722), Type: 49.4, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Lori A Lee, 23843 178th Place Se (Lat: 47.388444 Lon: -122.103722), Type: 49.4, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Jerri L Janjua, 23843 178th Place Se (Lat: 47.388444 Lon: -122.103722), Type: 49.4, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1 Mi E On Frontage Rd From 180th Ave (Lat: 47.374278 Lon: -122.085944), Call Sign: KMG432, Licensee ID: L00090654
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.125 MHz, 457.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 11/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003
    Registrant: Tim Corliss & Son Co, Summer, WA 98390, Phone: (206) 924-0104
  • 29925 20th Ave S.E. (Lat: 47.332778 Lon: -122.066111), Call Sign: WPTY924
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.512 MHz, 464.512 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 461.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2002, Expiration Date: 01/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2007, Certifier: Robert Yurich
    Registrant: Prolink Solutions, 410 S. Benson Lane, Chandler, AZ 85224, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-2009, Email:
  • Druids Glen (Lat: 47.332778 Lon: -122.066111), Call Sign: WQBT561
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.537 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 461.412 MHz, 461.587 MHz, 462.137 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 456.887 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 461.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/10/2014, Certifier: Robert Yurich
    Registrant: Prolink Solutions, 410 S. Benson Lane, Chandler, AZ 85224, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-2009, Email:
  • Covnington Commercia, Lat: 47.359972 Lon: -122.075167, Call Sign: WQDD609
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2005, Expiration Date: 07/30/2015, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • 17431 S 272nd Street (Lat: 47.357778 Lon: -122.108333), Call Sign: WQDI961
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/08/2015, Certifier: Danette Clarno
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 47.337694 Lon: -122.063333, Call Sign: WQFJ544
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, 151.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2006, Expiration Date: 07/31/2016, Certifier: Brian J Patton
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COVINGTON WA, 23843 178th Place Se (Lat: 47.388444 Lon: -122.103722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQIK734
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

94 (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 5 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 ORIGINATED131$254,40672$226,912572$241,8669$155,19724$188,36011$157,845
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$260,4976$228,18371$251,2245$160,3202$236,1751$79,170
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$257,94810$218,594196$258,92613$136,3569$203,9616$149,815
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$225,0027$235,066128$263,2310$08$236,1730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$287,6000$020$264,9211$54,3501$54,3500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0317.02 , 0317.03, 0317.04, 0320.05, 0320.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$264,33615$297,0430$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$288,4437$295,2501$132,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$247,1402$361,8650$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$144,5202$236,9100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$261,5450$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0317.02 , 0317.03, 0317.04, 0320.05, 0320.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Covington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Covington, WA
Businesses in Covington, WA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Panda Express1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Costco1Pier 1 Imports1
FedEx2Quiznos1
GNC1Red Robin1
GameStop1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Sprint Nextel1
Home Depot1Starbucks2
IHOP1T-Mobile3
Jamba Juice1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS4
Kroger2Verizon Wireless2
LA Fitness1Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike2Walmart1
Office Depot1
Browse common businesses in Covington, WA

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