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Covington, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,450 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Covington:

$65,450
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,998 - $108,776
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,292

Size of family households: 882 2-persons, 436 3-persons, 289 4-persons, 116 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 962 1-person, 77 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

785 married couples with children.
359 single-parent households (90 men, 269 women).

97.0% of residents of Covington speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English well, 76% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 148 (2.3%)
(30.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 6402 bedrooms
  • 9623 bedrooms
  • 2664 bedrooms
  • 655+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Virginia:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 4182 bedrooms
  • 1983 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 222no vehicle
  • 6471 vehicle
  • 7572 vehicles
  • 2573 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

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

  • 229no vehicle
  • 3751 vehicle
  • 1712 vehicles
  • 673 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 2064 rooms
  • 6105 rooms
  • 5136 rooms
  • 3047 rooms
  • 2018 rooms
  • 1239+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, Virginia:

  • 61 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 2884 rooms
  • 2295 rooms
  • 1476 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 259+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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, VA household income distribution

  • Covington, VA household income distribution
  • 375Less than $10,000
  • 255$10,000 to $14,999
  • 276$15,000 to $19,999
  • 255$20,000 to $24,999
  • 240$25,000 to $29,999
  • 223$30,000 to $34,999
  • 188$35,000 to $39,999
  • 211$40,000 to $44,999
  • 147$45,000 to $49,999
  • 276$50,000 to $59,999
  • 213$60,000 to $74,999
  • 115$75,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Covington, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Covington, VA
  • 73Less than $10,000
  • 42$10,000 to $14,999
  • 67$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 85$30,000 to $34,999
  • 93$35,000 to $39,999
  • 159$40,000 to $49,999
  • 122$50,000 to $59,999
  • 328$60,000 to $69,999
  • 163$70,000 to $79,999
  • 104$80,000 to $89,999
  • 77$90,000 to $99,999
  • 99$100,000 to $124,999
  • 157$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $174,999
  • 20$175,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 to $249,999
  • 28$250,000 to $299,999
  • 27$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2$500,000 to $749,999
  • 15$750,000 to $999,999
  • 5$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Covington, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Covington, VA
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 115$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 177$350 to $399
  • 138$400 to $449
  • 79$450 to $499
  • 48$500 to $549
  • 20$650 to $699
  • 29$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 49No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 811995 to March 2000
  • 91990 to 1994
  • 91985 to 1989
  • 171980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 141970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 18Before 1965
Covington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 208
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 727
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 537
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 345
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 227
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 43
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 123
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 24
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 67
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 124
  • 90 or more minutes: 101
Covington, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 22.8%
Number of people working at home: 107 (4.1% of all workers)

Covington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,011 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 386 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 84 (3%)
  • Other means: 29 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 107 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 1,218
 Other groups: 1,023
 German: 439
 Irish: 347
 English: 326
 Scotch-Irish: 141
 Italian: 123
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 56
 Jamaican: 51
 French (except Basque): 47
 Arab:: 34
 European: 30
 Swedish: 29
 British: 26
 Scottish: 22
 French Canadian: 21
 Moroccan: 19
 Dutch: 18
 Ukrainian: 18
 Welsh: 18
 Lebanese: 15
 Pennsylvania German: 13
 Norwegian: 11
 Austrian: 10
 Celtic: 9
 Polish: 6
 Romanian: 6
 Swiss: 6
 Barbadian: 5

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

  • 34%Jamaica
  • 14%Bolivia
  • 11%Vietnam
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 8%Other Northern Africa
  • 6%Peru
  • 5%Korea

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

63% of Covington residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 148
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 110
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 99
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 875
  • Less than 1 year of college: 187
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 265
  • Associate degree: 49
  • Bachelor's degree: 82
  • Master's degree: 9
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 47
  • 7th and 8th grade: 177
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 191
  • 11th grade: 120
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 87
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 910
  • Less than 1 year of college: 241
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 257
  • Associate degree: 131
  • Bachelor's degree: 145
  • Master's degree: 26
  • Professional school degree: 14
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 13.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 25.0%Females
Covington marital status for males
Covington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,498

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Covington:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 81.2%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

9.5%

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

0.0%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

3.5%
Virginia:

20.6%

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)