Livability Score

85
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (6) A+
Left Bank Coffeehouse
Coffee Shop
Blend
Coffee Shop
Roebling Point Books and Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Butlers Pantry
Coffee Shop
Bean Haus Coffee Shop & Bakery
Coffee Shop
Trailhead Coffee
Coffee Shop
Barnes & Noble Cafe
Coffee Shop
Saxbys
Coffee Shop
Carabello Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Lola's Cafe
Coffee Shop
Coffee Emporium
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
Newberry Bros Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Kitty’s Coffee
Coffee Shop
Deeper Roots Coffee
Coffee Shop
Plum Street Bar & Cafe
Coffee Shop
Kidd Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Collective
Coffee Shop
V’s Cafe on 7th
Coffee Shop
Café De Paris
Coffee Shop
Skirtz & Johnston
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (6) A+
Purple Paisley, Local Artisan Shop
Art Gallery
The Carnegie
Theatre Arts
The Carnegie
Art Gallery
Ovation – Concert Venue
Theatre Arts
BB Riverboats
Attraction
Labyrinth
Attraction
Main Street Fountain
Attraction
Carol Ann’s Carousel
Attraction
Unknown Name
Attraction
Rain Fountain
Attraction
Footlighters, Inc.
Theatre Arts
World Peace Bell Exhibit Center
Museum
Paycor Stadium
Stadium
Newport Aquarium
Aquarium
Great American Ball Park
Stadium
Unknown Name
Attraction
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Museum
Newport on the Levee
Attraction
Heritage Bank Center
Stadium
Heritage Bank Center
Stadium
The Southgate House Revival
Theatre Arts
AMC
Cinema
Newport History Museum
Museum
Taft Theatre
Theatre Arts
Fountain Square Plaza
Attraction
Food and Drink (35) A+
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
Fast Food
Braxton Brewing
Bar
Molly Malone’s
Bar
Eishaus
Sweets
Sidebar
Bar
Smoke Justis
Bar
Strausse Haus
Bar
Cosmo's
Bar
Craft's & Vines
Bar
Popeyes
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar
Bar
Wiseguy Lounge
Bar
Gyros on Main
Fast Food
Mainstrasse Village Pub
Bar
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Pachinkos Bar
Bar
Rosie's Tavern
Bar
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Chipotle
Fast Food
Gold Star Chili
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
White Castle
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
Covington Yoga
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Christ Church Parish House
Community Centre
Queen City Crossfit
Gym
YOLO Fitness
Gym
Planet Fitness
Gym
Elementz
Community Centre
12th Street Pilates
Gym
Pure Barre
Gym
Lord's Gym
Gym
Main Street Yoga
Gym
LA Fitness
Gym
TriYoga With LQ
Gym
Southgate Community Center
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Black Cat Yoga
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
The Sanctuary
Community Centre
Pilates Body Barre
Gym
Limitless Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Fitness
Gym
Fort Thomas Masonic Lodge
Community Centre
Fit Philosophie
Gym
Clifton Cultural Arts Center
Community Centre
The Body Project
Gym
Groceries (4) C-
Economy Meat Market
Butcher
Kroger Food & Drug
Grocery Store
Save-A-Lot
Grocery Store
Cookie Jar Bakery
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
Loschiavo's Produce & Deli
Grocery Store
Kroger on the Rhine
Grocery Store
Fresh Thyme
Grocery Store
Kroger Marketplace
Grocery Store
3 Sweet Girls Cakery
Bakery
Macaron Bar
Bakery
Kroger
Grocery Store
Allez Bakery
Bakery
Brown Bear Bakery
Bakery
Shadeau Breads
Bakery
Kentucky Botanical Co.
Health Food
Riverside Marketplace
Grocery Store
The Rhined
Cheese
Mackie Meats
Butcher
Kroeger & Sons Meats
Butcher
Charles Bare Meats
Butcher
Busch’s
Butcher
Frank’s Fish & Seafood
Seafood
Mike's Meats
Butcher
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Parks (83) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Randolph Park
Park
Basil Lewis Park
Park
Annie Hargraves Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
B. F. Howard Park
Park
Police Memorial Park
Park
Henry Farny Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
St. Mary’s Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
George Steinford Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
General James Taylor Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Goebel Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Ken Shields Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Austinburg Neighborhood Park
Park
The Heekin Family/PNC Grow Up Great Adventure Playground
Playground
John G. and Phyllis W. Smale Riverfront Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (21) A+
Grainwell Boutique
Gift Shop
Greenline Salon
Hairdresser
Circle K
Convenience Store
Stoney's village toy shoppe
Toys
Swayne on Main
Hairdresser
Strausse Dog
Pets
Earth To Kentucky
Toys
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Marathon
Convenience Store
Gutierrez
Convenience Store
Speedway
Convenience Store
Speedway
Convenience Store
BP Shop
Convenience Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Cincinnati Bike Center
Bicycle
Cincinnati Bike Center
Bicycle
Tervis
Houseware
Street Corner Market at the Banks
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Reser Bicycles
Bicycle
United Dairy Farmers
Convenience Store
Barnes & Noble
Books
Hot Topic
Clothing
Unknown Name
Mall
Journeys
Shoes
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 5.3% take public transportation in Covington.
Public Transit Stops (218)
Stops & Stations
A+
Scott at 7th St
Bus Stop
Scott @ Sixth
Bus Stop
Scott Blvd & E 8th St
Bus Stop
Greenup & 7th
Bus Stop
525 Scott St. Gateway
Bus Stop
Greenup @ 6th
Bus Stop
Greenup at 8th
Bus Stop
Scott Blvd & E 9th St
Bus Stop
Greenup at 9th
Bus Stop
Scott @ Fifth
Bus Stop
G reenup @ 5th
Bus Stop
8th St at Scott St
Bus Stop
4th @ Scott
Bus Stop
Greenup @ Robbins
Bus Stop
Madison & 4th
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Greenup @ 11th
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Covington Transit Center
Bus Stop
Holman at Pike
Bus Stop
E 12th St & Greenup St
Bus Stop
Holman at Pike
Bus Stop
Pike @ Holman (In)
Bus Stop
Greenup @ Martin Luther King Jr.
Bus Stop
Pike @ Holman (Out)
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
5.3%
B
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Covington is 92/100 - which is 1% higher than Kentucky.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime B-

Covington crime rates are 2,019 per 100k, which is 21% higher than Kentucky
Property Crime
1,751 crimes per 100k
C
Violent Crime
268 crimes per 100k
B
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employment D+

The median income in Covington is $46,035 - which is 3% higher than Kentucky.
Med. Household Income
$46,035
F
Unemployment Rate
4.3%
D
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health B+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (15)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Ruwe Family Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Covington Fire Company 1
Fire Station
Applegate Dentistry
Dentist
Cincinnati Police Welcome Center
Police
Saint Elizabeth Covington
Hospital
Newport Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters
Fire Station
Newport Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters
Ambulance Station
Newport Police Department
Police
Campbell County Sheriff’s Office
Police
Covington Police Headquarters
Police
Walgreens
Pharmacy
CVS/pharmacy
Pharmacy
Number 14 Engine House
Fire Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Seven Star Dental
Dentist
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Ridgeview Nursing Home
Nursing Home
Fire Station 3
Fire Station
Park Hills Fire Department
Fire Station
Park Hills Police Department
Police
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
Police
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Over-the-Rhine MediCenter
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Covington home prices are $120,100 - which is 5% lower than Kentucky
Home Price
$120,100
F
Home Appreciation Rate
17%
A+
Home Affordability
2.6x (home price to income ratio)
A
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schools C-

The Covington graduation rate is 77% - which is 1% lower than Kentucky
School Test Scores
41%
F
High School Grad. Rates
77%
D
Elementary Schools (14) C-
John G Carlisle Elementary
Newport Regional School
Prince Of Peace School
Newport Primary School
Newport Intermediate School
Sixth District Elementary School
Northern Kentucky Tech
Northern Ky Technical College
Trent Montessori Preschool
Newport School Of Innovation
Glenn O Swing Elementary
Cincinnati Hills Christian Acad-Otto Armleder Elem
Chapman Vocational Education Center
Holmes Middle School
Transformational Learning Center
George Hays-Jennie Porter Elementary
School For Creat & Perf Arts High School
Virtual High School
Rising Stars Academy Otr
Bellevue High School
St Joseph School
Southgate Public School
St Francis Seraph School
St Agnes School
St Therese School
High Schools (5) B-
Covington Latin School
Newport Regional School
Newport School Of Innovation
Holmes High School
Newport High School
Transformational Learning Center
Covington Catholic High School
Newport Central Catholic High School
School For Creat & Perf Arts High School
Virtual High School
Bellevue High School
Robert A. Taft Information Technology High School
Notre Dame Academy
Urban Male Tech Academy
Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy
Cypress High School
Holy Cross District High School
Ludlow High School
Covington Adult High School
Mount Auburn International Academy
Mount Auburn Preparatory Academy
Oyler School
Universal Muslim Academy
Dohn Community
Dayton High School
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ratings B-

Covington has an overall rating of 68% from 6 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
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User Surveys (5)
From AreaVibes
F
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Covington Area Facts

  • Covington has a Livability Score of 85/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Covington crime rates are 21% higher than the Kentucky average
  • Cost of living in Covington is 1% higher than the Kentucky average
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What Makes Covington, KY a Great Place to Live? 4 rating By Anonymous ( May 14, 2018) Covington has lots of great activities if you want something interesting or entertaining to do on the weekends. You'll find lots of great food in the city as well, which makes being a Covington resident pretty worthwhile. Attractions like Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption is a ...Read More n ideal attraction when friends and family come into town, since the architecture is so intricate and has such a rich history.

The city is also less than a mile away from the Great American Ball Park, making Covington the perfect place to see a baseball game. Another great attraction is the Hall of Fame and Museum for the Cincinnati Reds, which has all types of artifacts and interesting information about the home team.

I also enjoy Covington because there are several tours that focus on the local restaurant and art attractions. Even when you live in the city, it can be challenging to see everything that Covington has to offer, and the tours are a great way to see more than one attraction in a day's time. Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Covington? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Randolph Park
Basil Lewis Park
Annie Hargraves Park
Unknown Name
B. F. Howard Park
Police Memorial Park
Henry Farny Park

Entertainment

Purple Paisley, Local Artisan Shop
The Carnegie
The Carnegie
Ovation – Concert Venue
BB Riverboats
Labyrinth
Main Street Fountain
Carol Ann’s Carousel

Food & Drink

Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
Braxton Brewing
Molly Malone’s
Eishaus
Sidebar
Smoke Justis
Strausse Haus
Cosmo's

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Covington? Of all people who commute, 5.3% take public transportation in Covington.
Drive to Work
74%

2% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
5%

equal to the US average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Covington a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Saint Elizabeth Covington

Pharmacies

Walgreens
CVS/pharmacy
Ruwe Family Pharmacy

Doctors

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