Covington employment information

IndexCovingtonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,512$34,967$29,829
Median household income$34,703$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,663$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,361$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$33,460$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$18,177$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level21.4%11.4%15.1%
The Covington, VA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Covington is $21,512, which is 38% lower than than the Virginia average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,703, which is 48% lower than than the Virginia average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Covington is 3%, which is 43% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Covington is 21% which is 42% higher than than the national average.

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$23,133$34,703$69,406
City
$44,094$66,149$132,298
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Covington is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Covington is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Covington is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Covington is 42% higher than the national average.

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Covington median earnings by income bracket

Covington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector36.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.6%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%22.1%
Public administration5.4%8.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%0.6%
Education, health & social services7.2%22.4%
Other9.0%30.0%

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Covington, VA5,650$34,70337%

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Orchard Homes, MT5,655$51,2507%
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Covington, VA5,650$34,70337%
Source: The Covington, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).