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Covington city, Louisiana

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Covington city, Louisiana
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,564
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,564
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,850
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 19.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,765
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 400
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $214,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,563
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $451
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $898
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 3,650
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 79.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 89.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 79.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 40.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 56.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 106,834
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 598,757
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 823,141
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $90,874
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 25.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $56,754
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,656
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 3,081
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,978
Women-owned firms, 2012 549
Minority-owned firms, 2012 314
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,590
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 339
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,421
Population per square mile, 2010 1,098.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 7.98
FIPS Code 2218125
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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