Covington, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Covington, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Covington had a population of 296 as of July 1, 2018. Covington ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Covington is located at latitude 32.1791 and longitude -97.2609 in Hill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Covington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hill County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The City of Covington (GNIS ID: 2410252) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Covington is located within Itasca Division of Hill County.

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Covington, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 296
Population in Households 292
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 360
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $46,990
Average Household Income $66,633
Per Capita Income $23,889


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $156,250
Average Home Value $192,935


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.17% 0.99%
Households 1.1% 0.85%
Families 1.47% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Covington, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covington to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1440 18th
Population Density # 1326 24th
Diversity Index # 991 44th
Median Household Income # 865 51st
Per Capita Income # 886 49th

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