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Income/capita 34%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 33%
IndexCovingtonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$19,568$26,678$29,829
Median household income$32,793$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,256$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,114$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$28,234$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,469$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.5%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Covington is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Covington is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Covington is 33% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Covington is 95% higher than the national average

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      $21,859$32,793$65,586
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Covington median earnings by income bracket

      Covington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.5%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%17.2%
      Public administration5.4%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%0.3%
      Education, health & social services12.0%31.6%
      Other30.8%27.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Between, GA275$63,90616%
      Walnut Grove, GA1,181$50,4559%
      Social Circle, GA4,350$50,2489%
      Oxford, GA2,100$45,39518%
      Shady Dale, GA306$40,55627%
      Covington, GA13,667$32,79341%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Richton Park, IL13,668$53,6933%
      McMinnville, TN13,664$30,13646%
      Lakeway, TX13,662$113,591105%
      Sharon, PA13,659$31,75743%
      Heber, UT13,655$63,62715%
      Covington, GA13,667$32,79341%
      Source: The Covington, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).