Covington employment information

Income per capita$18,300$24,811$28,555
Median household income$26,784$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,635$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,012$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$27,327$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$14,208$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate10.0%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level29.4%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Covington is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Covington is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Covington is 72% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Covington is 88% higher than the national average.

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Covington median earnings by income bracket

Covington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.7%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.3%14.2%
Public administration6.9%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%1.0%
Education, health & social services8.4%37.8%

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Braden, TN204$47,50011%
Covington, TN9,033$26,78450%

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Morehead City, NC9,030$38,50828%
Myrtle Grove, NC9,030$69,02829%
Grimes, IA9,037$78,50447%
Plymouth, MI9,029$67,35026%
Glenwood, IL9,040$52,1812%
Covington, TN9,033$26,78450%
Source: The Covington, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.