Covington employment information

Income per capita$21,243$33,958$28,555
Median household income$38,176$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,248$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,824$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$33,872$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$19,345$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level21.9%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Covington is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Covington is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Covington is 54% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Covington is 41% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Covington median earnings by income bracket

Covington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.3%3.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%26.2%
Public administration3.4%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services6.7%32.1%

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Low Moor, VA301$30,25043%
Covington, VA5,853$38,17629%

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Covington, VA5,853$38,17629%
Source: The Covington, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.