Covington is located in east Louisiana. Covington is between the Saint Tammany, Washington county. Covington has 7.98 square miles of land area and 0.21 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Covington population is 9,151, which has grown 7.87% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 2.96% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Covington median household income is $46,980 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.15% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Covington median house value is $211,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 76.90% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 65.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Covington is much better than the state average in quality. The Covington area code is 985.