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The City of Covington had a population of 280 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Covington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Covington, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 280
Daytime Population: Workers 148
Daytime Population: Residents 133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 341
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $48,972
Average Household Income $65,666
Per Capita Income $23,819


Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $143,000
Average Home Value $153,571


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.21%
Households 0.51% 0.18%
Families 1.03% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 2017 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 # 1458 17th
Population Density # 1339 23rd
Diversity Index # 992 43rd
Median Household Income # 782 55th
Per Capita Income # 849 52nd

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