Covington, KY

Population: 40,766 livability score shield

Key findings

  • Covington has a Livability Score of 65/100, which is considered below average
  • Covington crime rates are 66% higher than the Kentucky average
  • Cost of living in Covington is 5% lower than the Kentucky average
  • Covington real estate prices are 21% lower than the Kentucky average
  • Rental prices in Covington are 3% lower than the Kentucky average

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      What Makes Covington, KY a Great Place to Live?
      Attractions8/10
      Community7/10
      Nightlife9/10
      Dining9/10
      Shopping8/10
      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 an 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.
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      Source: The Covington, KY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).