Covington, KY has a population of 40,766 and is the 1,011th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,092 per sq mi which is 2752% higher than the Kentucky average and 3313% higher than the national average. The median age in Covington is 36 which is approximately 8% lower than the Kentucky average of 39. In Covington, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 58% of Covington residents were born in Kentucky, 39% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.