Covington, KY Population

By | June 16, 2019

Covington approximately is located at 120km north of Lexington. It offers an attractive alternative to the big city – such bed-and-breakfasts as the Amos Shinkle Townhouse appeal to vacationers and business travelers alike. Modeled after the French Gothic architecture of the famous Notre Dame de Paris and has one of the world’s largest religious stained-glass windows (67 ft), as well as murals by noted local artist Frank Duveneck and some spectacular tile mosaics.

The nearby community of Newport is the site of the impressive Oceanic Adventures Newport Aquarium. Visitors get to walk “through” the underwater world in 200 feet of clear tunnels. Oldenberg Brewery and Entertainment Complex in Fort Mitchell is an authentic German beer hall and microbrewery. Dont miss the amazing collection of beer memorabilia.

Population: 43,370. Estimated population in July 2020: 42,811 (-1.3% change)
Males: 21,228 (48.9%), Females: 22,142 (51.1%)

Kenton County

Zip codes: 41011, 41014, 41016.

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

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%).

Land area: 13.1 square miles

Map of Covington, KY

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Covington:

  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 7 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Abbreviation: LUK)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 10 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; Abbreviation: CVG)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 56 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; Abbreviation: ILN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Covington:

  • MAYS (about 11 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; Abbreviation: 1W4)
  • CINCINNATI-BLUE ASH (about 15 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Abbreviation: ISZ)
  • BUTLER CO RGNL (about 20 miles; HAMILTON, OH; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Covington:

  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 620; Location: 1025 AMSTERDAM RD; Public)
  • SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 30; Location: 2929 DIXIE HWY; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 22,355)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Full-time enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 34 miles; OXFORD, OH; Full-time enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; DAYTON, OH; Full-time enrollment: 11,734)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)