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Covington,VA index of house prices

Total population: 5,802 (All urban)

Houses: 3,075 (2,496 occupied: 1,860 owner occupied, 630 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

35%

Housing density: 542 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $254,874.

Median contract rent in 2016: $290 (lower quartile is $229, upper quartile is $342)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $414


Median gross rent in Covington, VA in 2016: $404

Housing units in Covington with a mortgage: 1,021 (5 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 852

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,386

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,054

Median monthly housing costs: $574


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Covington, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,353 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Covington:

$75,353
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,565 - $95,648
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,719
  • In family households: 4,429 (735 male householders, 714 female householders)
    1,001 spouses, 1,381 children (1,225 natural, 87 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 242 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 144 other relatives, 171 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,212 (623 male householders (529 living alone)), 432 female householders (403 living alone)), 155 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 85

Size of family households: 616 2-persons, 286 3-persons, 373 4-persons, 132 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 931 1-person, 106 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

614 married couples with children.
308 single-parent households (58 men, 250 women).

97.9% of residents of Covington speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 109 (1.9%)
(71.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Covington, Virginia:

  • 17no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 6782 bedrooms
  • 8023 bedrooms
  • 2544 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Covington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 3562 bedrooms
  • 713 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Covington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Covington in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 80no vehicle
  • 7771 vehicle
  • 4912 vehicles
  • 3763 vehicles
  • 1204 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Covington population

Cars and other vehicles available in Covington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 89no vehicle
  • 3251 vehicle
  • 2132 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Covington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 1744 rooms
  • 5305 rooms
  • 4516 rooms
  • 3117 rooms
  • 1808 rooms
  • 1589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Covington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 563 rooms
  • 754 rooms
  • 2275 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 1267 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Covington population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Covington, VA household income distribution

  • Covington, VA household income distribution
  • 331Less than $10,000
  • 146$10,000 to $14,999
  • 173$15,000 to $19,999
  • 141$20,000 to $24,999
  • 195$25,000 to $29,999
  • 235$30,000 to $34,999
  • 142$35,000 to $39,999
  • 104$40,000 to $44,999
  • 117$45,000 to $49,999
  • 224$50,000 to $59,999
  • 249$60,000 to $74,999
  • 225$75,000 to $99,999
  • 60$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31$150,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Covington, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Covington, VA
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 96$30,000 to $34,999
  • 140$35,000 to $39,999
  • 101$40,000 to $49,999
  • 109$50,000 to $59,999
  • 227$60,000 to $69,999
  • 292$70,000 to $79,999
  • 153$80,000 to $89,999
  • 84$90,000 to $99,999
  • 64$100,000 to $124,999
  • 102$125,000 to $149,999
  • 59$150,000 to $174,999
  • 20$175,000 to $199,999
  • 25$200,000 to $249,999
  • 20$250,000 to $299,999
  • 40$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Covington, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Covington, VA
  • 53$200 to $249
  • 50$250 to $299
  • 51$300 to $349
  • 103$350 to $399
  • 104$400 to $449
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 29$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 24$700 to $749
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 69No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 592010 or later
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Covington population
Covington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 268
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 696
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 384
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 167
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 218
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 94
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 68
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 25
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 86
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 135
  • 90 or more minutes: 60
Covington, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 37.0%
Number of people working at home: 68 (2.9% of all workers)

Covington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,885 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 182 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (2%)
  • Taxi: 33 (1%)
  • Walked: 25 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 694
 German: 202
 English: 195
 Irish: 143
 European: 57
 Scotch-Irish: 52
 Scottish: 43
 Hungarian: 36
 Italian: 29
 Polish: 19
 Bahamian: 14
 Jamaican: 14
 French Canadian: 11
 Lebanese: 9
 Danish: 8
 Norwegian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Romanian: 6
 Dutch: 5
 Iranian: 4
 Greek: 4
 French (except Basque): 3

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

  • 72%Jamaica
  • 17%Philippines
  • 8%Bahamas
  • 5%Ireland
  • 4%Iran
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 4,345
  • Other state: 1,172
  • Northeast: 254
  • Midwest: 112
  • South: 681
  • West: 121

85% of Covington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Virginia.

Covington:

85.4%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 828
  • Less than 1 year of college: 137
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 315
  • Associate degree: 120
  • Bachelor's degree: 183
  • Master's degree: 75
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 70
  • 11th grade: 50
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 45
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 792
  • Less than 1 year of college: 187
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 342
  • Associate degree: 174
  • Bachelor's degree: 102
  • Master's degree: 45
  • Professional school degree: 31
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 13.2%Females
Covington marital status for males
Covington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,582
  • One, attached: 58
  • Two: 157
  • 3 or 4: 31
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • Mobile homes: 156

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,116

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 8.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Covington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Covington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (62.8%)
  • Electricity (24.7%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (50.0%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 54
Here:

8.4%
Virginia:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

8.8%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)