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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Covington is 13,342, which is 15.55% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Covington population density is 850.56 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 166.73 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Covington.The average Covington education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 13,342. #80

Population Growth Since 2000, #270

Covington, GA

Population Density, #187

Covington, GA
850.56 per square mile
166.73 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:6,579 (49.31%, #427)
Black:6,135 (45.98%, #171)
Hispanic:846 (6.34%, #215)
Asian:169 (1.27%, #179)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):125 (0.94%, #56)
One Race, Other:200 (1.50%, see rank)
Two or More Races:134 (1.00%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:748 (88.42%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:60 (7.09%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:14 (1.65%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:52 (30.77%, see rank)
Filipino:16 (9.47%, see rank)
Japanese:23 (13.61%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:54 (31.95%, see rank)
Asian, Other:24 (14.20%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

11,443 (85.77%) out of the total population of 13,342 reported first ancestry.

 Covington, GA% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab170.13%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.14%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.14%0.42%
Dutch1351.01%, see rank0.76%1.40%
English5293.96%, see rank8.23%8.02%
French1881.41%, see rank1.68%3.34%
German9146.85%, see rank7.23%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish1,1628.71%, see rank8.10%10.80%
Italian2992.24%, see rank2.26%5.52%
Norwegian190.14%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish1240.93%, see rank1.06%3.01%
Portuguese320.24%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian340.25%, see rank0.42%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2121.59%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish1701.27%, see rank1.75%1.72%
Subsaharan African1561.17%, see rank1.81%0.95%
Swedish180.13%, see rank0.46%1.27%
Swiss50.04%, see rank0.11%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American1,35810.18%, see rank11.81%7.12%
Welsh120.09%, see rank0.40%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 6,483 (48.59%, see rank)
Females: 6,859 (51.41%, see rank)

Covington, GA
Male: 48.59%
Female: 51.41%
Male: 48.83%
Female: 51.17%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Covington, GA
37.40 years old
35.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Covington, GA
32.10 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Covington, GA
42.70 years old
37.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Covington, GA% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years7505.62%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years7465.59%, see rank7.07%6.51%
10 to 14 years8846.63%, see rank7.10%6.59%
15 to 19 years9477.10%, see rank7.15%6.85%
20 to 24 years8546.40%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,04615.34%, see rank13.68%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,94114.55%, see rank14.00%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,06815.50%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,1768.81%, see rank11.45%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,1378.52%, see rank6.93%7.64%
75 to 84 5233.92%, see rank3.34%4.25%
85 years and over2702.02%, see rank1.22%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Covington, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,161, 100%6,410,416209,056,129
Less Than High School2,605, 28.44%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate2,717, 29.66%, see rank28.58%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,571, 28.06%, see rank28.14%29.09%
Bachelor Degree706, 7.71%, see rank17.92%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree562, 6.13%, see rank10.39%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.16, see rank13.4113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Covington, GA GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten35192.31%7.69%74.76%25.24%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,17096.84%, see rank3.16%, see rank90.88%9.12%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)79092.53%, see rank7.47%, see rank90.70%9.30%90.60%9.40%
College638100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank80.55%19.45%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School8291.46%, see rank8.54%, see rank62.37%37.63%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Covington, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Total Households5,042, 100%3,540,690116,211,092
Average Household Size2.50, see rank2.722.63
1 Person Households1,681, 33.34%, see rank26.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,361, 66.66%, see rank73.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,147, 62.42%, see rank67.98%66.22%
Average Family Size3.30, see rank3.413.32
Married-Couple Family1,535, 30.44%, see rank47.85%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,895, 37.58%, see rank32.02%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Covington, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total10,962see rank7,832,615252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,109100%, see rank3,779,687123,281,364
Never Married2,58250.54%, see rank36.24%35.77%
Married1,85936.39%, see rank51.67%52.04%
Widowed2264.42%, see rank2.31%2.57%
Divorced4428.65%, see rank9.77%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,853100%, see rank4,052,928129,692,771
Never Married1,83831.40%, see rank30.53%29.48%
Married2,09435.78%, see rank47.98%49.19%
Widowed73712.59%, see rank8.62%9.16%
Divorced1,18420.23%, see rank12.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Covington, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
Native12,52393.86%, see rank90.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence9,17068.73%, see rank55.29%58.73%
Born in Different State3,15023.61%, see rank33.68%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2031.52%, see rank1.31%1.42%
Foreign Born8196.14%, see rank9.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1851.39%, see rank3.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship6344.75%, see rank5.96%7.09%
Born In Europe170.13%, see rank0.90%1.53%
Born In Asia1250.94%, see rank2.69%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.80%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America6775.07%, see rank5.12%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Covington, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
English4,57990.82%, see rank86.60%79.39%
Spanish2805.55%, see rank7.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1462.90%, see rank3.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages370.73%, see rank2.23%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.88%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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