Covington demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,09210891
Median age35.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%
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.

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  • The population density in Covington is 2752% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Covington is 8% lower than Kentucky.
  • In Covington 81.46% of the population is White.
  • In Covington 11.20% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Covington 0.51% of the population is Asian.

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Covington population breakdown by race

Black or African American11.20%7.94%12.63%
American Indian0.17%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race4.20%2.10%3.06%
Other race2.46%0.92%4.75%
In Covington, 4.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Covington, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).