Covington Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Covington, VA

General Covington Information

State: Virginia

County: Covington County

Close cities: Glen-Wilton, VA, Covington, VA, Low Moor, VA, Eagle Rock, VA, Clifton Forge, VA, Hot Springs, VA, Iron Gate, VA, Selma, VA

Covington Population (census data)
Total 6,168 (-3.0% since 2000)
Male 2,948 (47.8%)
Female 3,220 (52.2%)

Population Density: 1,088 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.4 (US Avg is 100)

Covington Elevation: 1,245 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.67 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,815

Zip Codes: 24426.

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Covington Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.6%)
  • Black (13.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.3%)
  • German (9.8%)
  • Irish (8.9%)
  • English (6.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.8%)
  • Italian (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 148 people (2.4%)
  • Latin America (80.0%)
  • Asia (20.0%)

Local Covington Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Covington School Information

High Schools
Alleghany High (210 Mountaineer Drive, Covington, VA, 24426 - Alleghany County Public Schools District)
Covington High (530 South Lexington Avenue, Covington, VA, 24426 - Covington City Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Clifton Middle (1000 Riverview Farm Road, Covington, VA, 24426 - Alleghany County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Boiling Spring Elementary (5403 Boiling Spring Circle, Covington, VA, 24426 - Alleghany County Public Schools District)
Callaghan Elementary (4018 Midland Trail, Covington, VA, 24426 - Alleghany County Public Schools District)
Mt. View Elementary (100 Gleason Drive, Covington, VA, 24426 - Alleghany County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Edgemont Primary (451 W Park Street, Covington, VA, 24426 - Covington City Public Schools District)
Jeter-Watson Intermediate (515 E Pine Street, Covington, VA, 24426 - Covington City Public Schools District)

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