Covington, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Covington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Covington had a population of 2,525 as of July 1, 2018. Covington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Covington is located at latitude 40.1405 and longitude -87.391 in Fountain County. The formal boundaries for the City of Covington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fountain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The City of Covington (GNIS ID: 2393656) 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.

The City of Covington is located within Township of Troy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fountain County.

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Covington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,525
Population in Households 2,445
Population in Familes 1,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 2,147
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $55,795
Average Household Income $70,943
Per Capita Income $30,752


Total Housing Units 1,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 713 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $112,037
Average Home Value $142,626


Total Households 1,077
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 691
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.56% -0.69%
Households -0.47% -0.6%
Families -0.36% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Covington, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covington to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 187 73rd
Population Density # 100 85th
Diversity Index # 437 36th
Median Household Income # 225 67th
Per Capita Income # 119 83rd

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