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Population (year 2000): 43,370. Estimated population in July 2005: 42,811 (-1.3% change)
Males: 21,228 (48.9%), Females: 22,142 (51.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $30,735 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Covington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.3%)
  • Black (10.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (14.5%), United States (11.9%), English (8.0%), Italian (2.0%), French (1.9%).Kentucky forum

Land area: 13.1 square miles

Covington,

For population 25 years and over in Covington

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Covington city

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -308 (-0.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Cincinnati, (4.9 miles pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (290.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kenton Vale, KY (1.2 miles) , Hills, KY (1.5 miles Park Wright, KY (2.0 miles Fort KY (2.1 miles Newport, KY (2.5 miles Southgate, KY (2.5 miles Wilder, KY (3.0 miles Woodlawn, KY (3.1 miles Ludlow,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 136 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1997: 134 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1998: 151 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1999: 156 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2001: 158 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2002: 170 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2003: 187 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2004: 203 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2005: 200 buildings, average cost: $55,600

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 84.51 W

Area code: 859


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Manufacturing (13.7%), Retail trade (12.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,534 (+10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,288 (27.3%)

Average climate in Covington, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Covington,

Covington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Covington city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Mike Donoghue - College football player (Louisville Cardinals), Steve Cauthen - (born 1960), jockey, Una Merkel - (1903-1986), actress.

Main business address for: REGENT COMMUNICATIONS INC (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS), ASHLAND INC (WHOLESALE-CHEMICALS & ALLIED PRODUCTS), OMNICARE INC (RETAIL-DRUG STORES AND PROPRIETARY STORES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Covington:
  • NORTHKEY COMMUNITY CARE INTENSIVE SERV (502 FARRELL DRIVE PO BOX 2680)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (401 EAST 20TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Covington:
  • ST LUKE HOSP EAST (about 5 miles; FORT THOMAS, KY)
  • CHRIST HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • DEACONESS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Covington:
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 7 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 10 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 56 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; ID: ILN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Covington:
  • MAYS (about 11 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; ID: 1W4)
  • CINCINNATI-BLUE ASH (about 15 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: ISZ)
  • BUTLER CO RGNL (about 20 miles; HAMILTON, OH; ID: HAO)

Amtrak station near Covington:
  • 4 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 3 $18,283 $73,132 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 114 $501,044 $52,741 0 $0
Firefighters 112 $582,458 $62,406 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,277 $39,324 1 $518
Streets and Highways 41 $149,372 $43,718 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 28 $78,526 $33,654 12 $8,641
Housing and Community Development(Local) 81 $244,631 $36,241 9 $6,597
Other and Unallocable 25 $98,984 $47,512 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $39,538 $33,889 1 $957
Financial Administration 14 $52,408 $44,921 1 $2,582
Other Government Administration 16 $56,811 $42,608 2 $1,439
Totals for Government 449 $1,825,332 $48,783 26 $20,734
Colleges/Universities in Covington:
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 620; Location: 1025 AMSTERDAM RD; Public)
  • SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (FT enrollment: 30; Location: 2929 DIXIE HWY; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,977)
  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 34 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)
Public high schools in Covington:
  • HOLMES JUNIOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,316; Location: 25TH AND MADISON AVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • HOLMES ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 1516 SCOTT ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • COVINGTON ADULT LEARNING CENTER (Location: 3618 CAROLINE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Covington:
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ELEM SCH (Students: 658; Location: 5955 TAYLOR MILL; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NOTRE DAME ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 1699 HILTON DR; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 3617 CHURCH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • COVINGTON LATIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 21 EAST 11TH STREET; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Covington:
  • TWO RIVERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 631; Location: 525 SCOTT BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • TAYLOR MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 585; Location: 5907 TAYLOR MILL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LATONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 40TH AND HUNTINGTON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NINTH DISTRICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 28TH AND INDIANA; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FT WRIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 501 FARRELL DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JOHN G CARLISLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 910 HOLMAN ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GLENN O SWING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 501 W 19TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SIXTH DISTRICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 19TH AND MARYLAND; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RYLAND HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 3845 STEWART DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • THOMAS EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 1516 SCOTT ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Covington:
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 2407 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 3615 CHURCH ST.; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 485 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE (Students: 155; Location: 1840 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 625 PIKE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 338 EAST 16TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TREASURE HOUSE CHILD CARE CNTR (Students: 100; Location: 203 W RIVER CENTER BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST. ANN'S CHILD DEVELOPMENT CT (Students: 43; Location: 419 ALTAMONT ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI AT FIFTH STREET (Students: 35; Location: 34 WEST FIFTH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Covington:
  • KENTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,073,315; Location: 502 SCOTT BOULEVARD; 366,087 books; 20,090 audio materials; 15,288 video materials; 758 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Saint Charles Nursing Home (A).

Churches in Covington include: Spence Church (A), Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (B).

Cemetery: Linden Grove Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Prisoners Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Holds Branch (A), Licking River (B), Wayman Branch (C).

Parks in Covington include: Devou Park (1), Goebels Park (2).


Covington compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Covington:
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Covington:
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Covington:
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)

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