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Covington, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,718 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Covington:

$97,718
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,910 - $160,058

Covington,TN index of house prices

Total population: 9,010 (Urban population: 7,880 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 554 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,955 (3,488 occupied: 1,387 owner occupied, 2,136 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

61%
State:

35%

Housing density: 384 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $94,560.

Median contract rent in 2017: $289 (lower quartile is $150, upper quartile is $387)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $750


Median gross rent in Covington, TN in 2017: $384

Housing units in Covington with a mortgage: 789 (46 second mortgage, 27 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 599

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $53,477

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,268

Median monthly housing costs: $681


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Covington, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,081
  • In family households: 6,939 (615 male householders, 1,487 female householders)
    959 spouses, 2,911 children (2,685 natural, 33 adopted, 189 stepchildren), 229 grandchildren, 136 brothers or sisters, 76 parents, 289 other relatives, 232 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,744 (672 male householders (433 living alone)), 717 female householders (709 living alone)), 355 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 397

Size of family households: 1,003 2-persons, 324 3-persons, 549 4-persons, 181 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,144 1-person, 199 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 42 4-persons.

653 married couples with children.
1,114 single-parent households (0 men, 1,114 women).

96.2% of residents of Covington speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (26% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 58% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 226 (2.5%)
(25.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Covington, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Covington, Tennessee
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2592 bedrooms
  • 7583 bedrooms
  • 3164 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Tennessee
  • 97no bedroom
  • 5191 bedroom
  • 9542 bedrooms
  • 4253 bedrooms
  • 1174 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Covington in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Covington in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 18no vehicle
  • 4601 vehicle
  • 5542 vehicles
  • 3053 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Covington in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Covington in renter-occupied apartments
  • 342no vehicle
  • 1,1831 vehicle
  • 4642 vehicles
  • 723 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington, Tennessee
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1494 rooms
  • 2925 rooms
  • 4166 rooms
  • 2637 rooms
  • 1318 rooms
  • 1309+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Tennessee
  • 841 room
  • 1222 rooms
  • 4263 rooms
  • 7204 rooms
  • 3835 rooms
  • 1746 rooms
  • 1617 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 459+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Covington, TN household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Covington, TN in 2017
  • 487Less than $10,000
  • 721$10,000 to $19,999
  • 516$20,000 to $29,999
  • 370$30,000 to $39,999
  • 246$40,000 to $49,999
  • 232$50,000 to $59,999
  • 181$60,000 to $74,999
  • 260$75,000 to $99,999
  • 166$100,000 to $124,999
  • 39$125,000 to $149,999
  • 83$150,000 to $199,999
  • 104$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Covington, TN

  • Distribution of house value in Covington, TN in 2017
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 108$60,000 to $69,999
  • 269$70,000 to $79,999
  • 132$80,000 to $89,999
  • 44$90,000 to $99,999
  • 151$100,000 to $124,999
  • 118$125,000 to $149,999
  • 78$150,000 to $174,999
  • 81$175,000 to $199,999
  • 39$200,000 to $249,999
  • 33$250,000 to $299,999
  • 66$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9$400,000 to $499,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Covington, TN

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Covington, TN in 2017
  • 118Less than $100
  • 74$100 to $149
  • 90$150 to $199
  • 155$200 to $249
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 46$300 to $349
  • 147$350 to $399
  • 198$400 to $449
  • 170$450 to $499
  • 259$500 to $549
  • 144$550 to $599
  • 171$600 to $649
  • 80$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 74$750 to $799
  • 25$800 to $899
  • 18$1,250 to $1,499
  • 105No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.2%
Number of people working at home: 43 (1.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 350
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 850
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 583
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 268
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 262
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 87
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 244
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 27
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 126
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 354
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 381
  • 90 or more minutes: 52
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Covington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,453 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 674 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 103 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 43 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.1%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.1%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Covington, Tennessee
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Covington, Tennessee
  • 2112010 or later
  • 392000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970
Ancestries in Covington, TN

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 524 (11.0%)
  • Irish: 274 (5.8%)
  • English: 91 (1.9%)
  • German: 65 (1.4%)
  • African: 37 (0.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 36 (0.8%)
  • Italian: 28 (0.6%)
  • French: 18 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 13 (0.3%)
  • European: 11 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 9 (0.2%)
  • Jamaican: 7 (0.1%)
  • Scottish: 4 (0.08%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Covington:

69.0% (156)
Tennessee:

28.5% (93,281)

India
Covington:

11.1% (25)
Tennessee:

6.7% (21,855)

Russia
Covington:

5.8% (13)
Tennessee:

0.8% (2,724)

Other Western Africa
Covington:

3.5% (8)
Tennessee:

0.7% (2,268)

Cuba
Covington:

2.2% (5)
Tennessee:

1.3% (4,281)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,173
  • Other state: 1,506
  • Northeast: 85
  • Midwest: 626
  • South: 718
  • West: 71

78.0% of Covington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39.3% lived in Tennessee.


Covington:

78.0%
State average:

85.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 59
  • 7th and 8th grade: 104
  • 9th grade: 79
  • 10th grade: 116
  • 11th grade: 91
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 87
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,399
  • Less than 1 year of college: 137
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 236
  • Associate degree: 33
  • Bachelor's degree: 158
  • Master's degree: 84
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 5
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 20
  • 7th and 8th grade: 67
  • 9th grade: 88
  • 10th grade: 111
  • 11th grade: 147
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,320
  • Less than 1 year of college: 122
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 427
  • Associate degree: 341
  • Bachelor's degree: 230
  • Master's degree: 157
  • Professional school degree: 31
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Covington marital status for males
Covington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,531
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 481
  • 3 or 4: 353
  • 5 to 9: 278
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 to 49: 67
  • 50 or more: 79
  • Mobile homes: 103

Median worth of mobile homes: $40,525

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 5.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Covington
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Covington, TN
  • 67.8%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Covington, TN
  • 52.4%Electricity
  • 47.6%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

2.4%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Tennessee:

22.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability