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Overview

Introduction to Covington, Kentucky

Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton county, is located 6 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Covington History

The city of Covington was founded in the year 1815. The land was named by the Kentucky General Assembly. At the time of incorporation, Covington was a part of the Campbell County. The German immigrants resulted in the growth in the city’s population after 1830. The resurgence has continued and in the 21st century Covington has originated as an appropriate place to live.

Covington and nearby Attractions

  • Behringer/ Crawford Museum
  • MainStrasse Old World Village
  • Railway Exposition Museum
  • Fort Ancient
  • Grant Birthplace
  • William Howard Taft National Historic Sit

Things To Do In Covington

Tourists may visit the parks including Goebels Park and Devou Park which provide various recreational facilities. Spence Church and Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption are among the local churches. Tourists interested in wild life can visit the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. One may also take a trip to the Newport Aquarium.

Covington Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International is one of the nearest airports.

Covington Higher Education

Northern Kentucky Technical College and Southwestern College of Business are among the local colleges. Residents can also avail higher education from Xavier University.

Demographics

People

Total Population40,766
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+18,400
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married34%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$31,095
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,649
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,471

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,448
% Above Poverty Level75%
% Below Poverty Level25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation6.9%

Housing

People Living Alone38.2%
Median Gross Rent$667
Median House Value$99,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.3%
Irish17.1%
English9.7%
Italian3.4%
Scottish2.2%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish0.9%
Welsh0.6%
African0.5%
Hungarian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
German0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Covington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kenton County
Standard Zip Codes41014, 41016, 41011, 41018, 41015, 41017
P.O. Box Zip Codes41012
Company Zip Codes41019
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39.08
Approximate Longitude-84.5

Covington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCINCINNATI ABBE WSMO
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue5,879$75,699
Ludlow4,528$58,269
Newport15,321$47,708
Park Hills2,987$61,154
Southgate3,814$53,608
Woodlawn231$76,563

Covington Hospitals

Northkey Community Care-intensive Services
(Non-profit)
502 Farrell Dr
(859) 331-1900
St. Elizabeth Medical Center North
(Non-profit)
401 E 20th St.
(859) 344-2000

Covington Public Schools

Biggs Early Childhood Education Ctr
1124 Scott Blvd
ZIP: 41011
(859) 292-5895
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Ft Wright Elementary School
501 Farrell Dr
ZIP: 41011
(859) 331-7742
Primary
Total Enrollment 475
John G Carlisle Elementary
910 Holman St
ZIP: 41011
(859) 292-5812
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Northern Kentucky Tech
1025 Amsterdam Road
ZIP: 41011
(859) 292-3931
Northern Ky Technical College
1025 Amsterdam Road
ZIP: 41011
(859) 282-3930
Transformational Learning Center
1516 Scott St
ZIP: 41011
(859) 581-7512
Other
Total Enrollment 56
Chapman Vocational Education Center
25th And Madison Streets
ZIP: 41014
(859) 291-5911
Covington Adult High School
212 Levassor Drive
ZIP: 41014
(859) 292-5864
High
Total Enrollment 36
Glenn O Swing Elementary
501 W 19th St
ZIP: 41014
(859) 292-5821
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Holmes High School
25th And Madison Ave
ZIP: 41014
(859) 655-9545
High
Total Enrollment 813
Holmes Middle School
525 Scott Blvd.
ZIP: 41014
(859) 655-9545
Middle
Total Enrollment 753
Sixth District Elementary School
19th And Maryland
ZIP: 41014
(859) 292-5819
Primary
Total Enrollment 500
Latonia Elementary School
39th & Huntington Avenue
ZIP: 41015
(859) 292-5825
Primary
Total Enrollment 379
Ninth District Elementary
2800 Indiana Ave
ZIP: 41015
(859) 292-5823
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Ryland Heights Elementary School
3845 Stewart Dr
ZIP: 41015
(859) 356-9270
Primary
Total Enrollment 576
Taylor Mill Elementary School
5907 Taylor Mill Rd
ZIP: 41015
(859) 356-2566
Primary
Total Enrollment 616

Covington Private Schools

Prince Of Peace School
625 Pike St
ZIP: 41011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 96
Holy Family Catholic School
338 E 16th St
ZIP: 41014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 63
St Augustine School
1840 Jefferson Ave
ZIP: 41014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 143
Calvary Christian School
5955 Taylor Mill Rd
ZIP: 41015
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 339
Holy Cross District High School
3617 Church St
ZIP: 41015
Secondary
Total Enrollment 430
Holy Cross Elementary School
3615 Church St
ZIP: 41015
Elementary
Total Enrollment 164
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Mt. Adams from Covington between 1890 and 1910
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