The City of Covington had a population of 15,071 as of July 1, 2018. Covington ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Covington is located at latitude 33.6054 and longitude -83.8466 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Covington (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.
The City of Covington (GNIS ID: 2404140) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Covington is located within Covington-Porterdale Division of Newton County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Covington: Newtonsboro, Newtonsborough.
|Population in Households||14,591|
|Population in Familes||11,865|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||480|
|Median Household Income||$39,108|
|Average Household Income||$55,445|
|Per Capita Income||$21,042|
|Total Housing Units||6,357 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,451 (38.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,019 (47.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||887 (14.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,308|
|Average Home Value||$156,497|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.22%|
|Per Capita Income||2.62%|
The table below compares Covington to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 80||87th|
|Population Density||# 165||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 128||80th|
|Median Household Income||# 362||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 328||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.