Covington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 9,036 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Covington is the 64th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Covington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Covington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Covington is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Covington who work in office and administrative support (14.49%), food service (12.25%), and healthcare suport services (7.33%).
The population of Covington has a very low overall level of education: only 9.03% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Covington in 2010 was $18,300, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,200 for a family of four.
Covington is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Covington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Covington residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Covington include English, German, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Covington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.