Most Expensive Covington Neighborhoods
Covington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 19,134 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Covington is the 58th largest community in Washington.
Covington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Covington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Covington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Covington is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Covington who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), sales jobs (12.46%) and management occupations (10.17%).
Also of interest is that Covington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Covington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Covington a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Covington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Covington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Covington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Covington, the average commute to work is 33.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Covington, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Covington is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Covington citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.49% of adults in Covington have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Covington in 2010 was $32,157, which is upper middle income relative to Washington, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,628 for a family of four. However, Covington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Covington is a very 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 White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Covington include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, Scottish and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Covington is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,199|
|COVINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.32%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.69%|
|TYPE OF COVINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.24%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.33%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.52%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.56%|
|SIZE OF COVINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.45%|
|AGE OF COVINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||31.12%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.19%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||19.60%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.09%|
|COVINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$374,134|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,043|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||1.40%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||0.70%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||19.52%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||42.13%|
|$420,001 - $559,000||25.04%|
|$559,001 - $699,000||8.41%|
|$699,001 - $1,049,000||2.11%|
|$1,049,001 - $1,399,000||0.44%|
|PEOPLE OF COVINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.07%|
|5 TO 17||21.85%|
|18 TO 24||7.03%|
|25 TO 34||14.34%|
|35 TO 54||31.65%|
|55 TO 64||12.40%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.66%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.09%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$87,315|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$32,157|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.50%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (18.91%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.28%)
Public Service (5.27%)
Real estate (2.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.57%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.49%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.30%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.89%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.33%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.91%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.74%)
Indic languages (1.32%)
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