Covington, Indiana

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Covington, Indiana

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High Points

Covington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 15% Covington Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Covington, Indiana

Comparing Covington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 5
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Housing Recently Built 4 5

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Covington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SW of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Fountain
Standard Zip Codes 47932
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.141
Longitude -87.394

Covington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Covington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,565 100%
Male 1,206 47%
Female 1,359 53%
Under 18 537 20.9%
18+ 2,028 79.1%
65+ 563 21.9%
Median Age 43.2
Average Family Size 2.79
White 2,533 98.8%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 10 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 12 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.5%

Estimated Covington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,465
Growth -100
Growth % -3.9%

Covington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 32.2%
German 27.5%
English 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Irish 4.2%
European 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Italian 2.8%
Dutch 2.1%
Polish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Lithuanian 0.6%
British 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Covington 2,565 $48,792
Attica 3,491 $45,137
Hillsboro 489 $46,458
Perrysville 502 $36,667
Veedersburg 2,299 $39,770
West Lebanon 793 $40,139
Williamsport 1,935 $46,912

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Covington High Schools (2004)

1017 6TH ST
Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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