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Demographics Analysis

The people of Covington City, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Covington City, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 124

5 to 9 years : 290

10 to 14 years : 235

15 to 17 years : 97

18 and 19 years : 56

20 years : 95

21 years : 58

22 to 24 years : 119

25 to 29 years : 144

30 to 34 years : 131

35 to 39 years : 275

40 to 44 years : 187

45 to 49 years : 229

50 to 54 years : 213

55 to 59 years : 173

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 76

65 and 66 years : 59

67 to 69 years : 96

70 to 74 years : 101

75 to 79 years : 132

80 to 84 years : 57

85 years and over : 54

Female:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 9 years : 139

10 to 14 years : 174

15 to 17 years : 120

18 and 19 years : 104

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 72

25 to 29 years : 183

30 to 34 years : 175

35 to 39 years : 219

40 to 44 years : 212

45 to 49 years : 244

50 to 54 years : 173

55 to 59 years : 209

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 137

65 and 66 years : 111

67 to 69 years : 82

70 to 74 years : 184

75 to 79 years : 208

80 to 84 years : 93

85 years and over : 142


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Covington City, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,913

Multiple ancestry : 1,034

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 42

Ancestry not reported : 1,182


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Covington City, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,111

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 14

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 46

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Covington City, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 196

5 to 17 years : 1,055

18 to 24 years : 504

25 to 34 years : 633

35 to 44 years : 893

45 to 54 years : 859

55 to 59 years : 382

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 213

65 to 74 years : 633

75 years and over : 686

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 897

18 to 24 years : 443

25 to 34 years : 386

35 to 44 years : 603

45 to 54 years : 616

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 104

62 to 64 years : 179

65 to 74 years : 426

75 years and over : 448

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 54

5 to 17 years : 144

18 to 24 years : 61

25 to 34 years : 247

35 to 44 years : 269

45 to 54 years : 230

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 195

75 years and over : 238

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Covington City, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,278

Female : 2,289

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 759

Female : 785

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 14

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Covington City, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 3,741

Born in other state in the United States : 1,335

Native: born outside the United States : 14

Foreign born : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Covington City, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 959

Now married, except separated : 1,808

Divorced : 386

Separated : 110

Widowed : 448

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 907

Divorced : 206

Separated : 10

Widowed : 101

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 13

Now married, except separated : 33

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Covington City, Virginia)

Speak only English : 5,883

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Covington City, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 1,218   (25.5%)
  • Other Groups: 1,156   (24.2%)
  • German: 620   (13.0%)
  • Irish: 550   (11.5%)
  • English: 395   (8.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 176   (3.7%)
  • Italian: 129   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 95   (2.0%)
  • Dutch: 71   (1.5%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 56   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 38   (0.8%)
  • Arab: 34   (0.7%)
  • European: 30   (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 29   (0.6%)
  • British: 26   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 21   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 21   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 18   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 18   (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 13   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 13   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 11   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Celtic: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Covington City, Virginia is 6,171



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Covington City, Virginia: 3,061
Female Population in Covington City, Virginia: 3,110


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Covington City, Virginia: 39.0
Median Female Resident Age in Covington City, Virginia: 48.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Covington City, Virginia


White


Both sexes

43.3

Male

41.8

Female

44.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

44.3

Male

39.6

Female

47.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.0

Male

45.5

Female

42.0

Asian


Both sexes

45.0

Male

33.5

Female

50.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.6

Male

26.5

Female

21.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.5

Male

12.5

Female

12.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.5

Male

32.3

Female

22.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.4

Male

41.9

Female

44.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Covington City, Virginia


  • White: 5,102
  • African American: 863
  • American Indian: 19
  • Asian: 47
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 140



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Covington City, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Covington City, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.53%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 17   (0.82%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 27   (1.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 148   (7.14%)
  • 9th Grade: 66   (3.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 119   (5.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 110   (5.3%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 99   (4.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 875   (42.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 187   (9.02%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 265   (12.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 49   (2.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 82   (3.95%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (0.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (0.48%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 47   (1.95%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 177   (7.34%)
  • 9th Grade: 57   (2.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 191   (7.92%)
  • 11th Grade: 120   (4.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 87   (3.61%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 910   (37.74%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 241   (10%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 257   (10.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 131   (5.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 145   (6.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 26   (1.08%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (0.58%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Covington City, Virginia

  • Covington City Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 340 E Walnut St, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-1400, Students: 870 )

  • Jackson River Technical Center


    ( Location: 105 E Country Club Ln, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 862-1308, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Covington City, Virginia

  • Clifton Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1000 Riverview Farm Road, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 863-1726, Students: 647 )

  • Mt. View Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 100 Gleason Dr., Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 863-1737, Students: 637 )

  • Edgemont Primary


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 451 W Park St, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-1420, Students: 271 )

  • Jeter-watson Intermediate


    ( Grades: 4-7, Location: Pine And Mercer Sts, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-1430, Students: 252 )

  • Callaghan Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 4018 Midland Trail, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-1810, Students: 227 )

  • Boiling Spring Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 5403 Boiling Spring Circle, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-1817, Students: 157 )

  • Jackson River Tech Ctr


    ( Location: 105 E Country Club Ln, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 862-1308, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Covington City, Virginia

  • Alleghany High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 210 Mountaineer Drive, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 863-1700, Students: 824 )

  • Covington High


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 530 S. Lexington Avenue, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-1410, Students: 347 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Covington City, Virginia

  • Boys' Home School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 306 Boys Home Road, Covington, VA 24426, Phone: (540) 965-7737, Students: 11 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Covington City, Virginia

  • Charles Pinckney Jones Memorial Library


    406 W. Riverside Street, Covington, VA 24426

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Covington City, Virginia


  • Hamilton Military Antiques


    526 Philadelphia St, Covington, KY 41011

  • Historic Licking Riverside Civic Association Inc


    Box 120875, Covington, KY 41014

  • Israel Ludlow Historical Society


    Po Box 16192, Covington, KY 41016

  • Kenton County Historical Society


    Po Box 641, Covington, KY 41014

  • Ludlow Historic Society Inc


    417 Elm St, Covington, KY 41016
    http://preserveludlow.org

  • Mimosa House


    412 E. 2nd St., Covington, KY 41011

  • Old Town Covington Inc


    207 North Court Avenue, Covington, VA 24426

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Covington City, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Covington City, Virginia.

Area Features of Covington City, Virginia


Basin


(1) The Sinks  

Beach


(1) Dunlap Beach  

Bend


(1) Moores Bottom  

Bridge


(1) Humpback Covered Bridge  

Building


(1) Alleghany County Courthouse   (2) Alleghany County Jail   (3) Alleghany County Sheriffs Department   (4) Boiling Springs Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad Station 1   (5) Boiling Springs Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad Station 2   (6) Covington City Hall   (7) Covington Fire Department And Rescue Squad Station 1   (8) Covington Fire Department And Rescue Squad Station 2   (9) Dunlap Volunteer Fire And Rescue Main Station   (10) Dunlap Volunteer Fire And Rescue Substation   (11) Falling Spring Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad   (12) Jones Memorial Branch Library   (13) Meadwestvaco Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Cedar Hill Cemetery   (2) Helmintoller Cemetery   (3) Hoke Cemetery   (4) Humphries Cemetery   (5) Lewis Tunnel Cemetery   (6) Simmons Cemetery   (7) Smith Cemetery  

Census


(1) Callaghan Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Calvary Baptist Church   (2) Church Of God   (3) Cliff Dale Church   (4) Covington Baptist Church   (5) Emmanuel Episcopal Church   (6) Epworth Methodist Church   (7) First Baptist Church   (8) First Christian Church   (9) First Church Of God   (10) First Church Of The Nazarene   (11) First Methodist Church   (12) First Presbyterian Church   (13) Fletcher Chapel   (14) Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church   (15) Highland Chapel   (16) Hoke Chapel   (17) Johnsons Creek Church   (18) Lone Star Church   (19) Mallow Presbyterian Church   (20) Mcallister Memorial Presbyterian Church   (21) Mill Branch Church   (22) Moss Run Baptist Church   (23) Mountain Valley Church   (24) Palestine Church   (25) Parrish Court United Methodist Church   (26) Pentecostal Holiness Church   (27) Persinger Memorial Chapel   (28) Pilgrim Holiness Church   (29) Pine Street Baptist Church   (30) Pinnell Chapel   (31) Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church   (32) South Covington Church   (33) Sugar Valley Church   (34) Trinity Baptist Church   (35) Wet Grounds Church  

Civil


(1) Alleghany County   (2) Boiling Springs District   (3) City Of Covington   (4) Covington District   (5) Falling Spring District  

Cliff


(1) High Point   (2) Piney Point  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 1   (2) Interchange 10   (3) Interchange 14   (4) Interchange 7  

Dam


(1) Pond Lick Branch Dam   (2) Westvaco Number Two Flyash Lagoon Dam  

Flat


(1) Bowyer Flat   (2) Kimberlin Flat   (3) Pond Flat  

Forest


(1) James River Ranger District  

Gap


(1) Hays Gap  

Hospital


(1) Alleghany Memorial Hospital  

Locale


(1) Blue Spring Run   (2) Brushy Mountain Lookout   (3) Covington Industrial Park   (4) Jerrys Run  

Military


(1) Fort Young Historical  

Mine


(1) Stack Mine  

Park


(1) Covington Historic District   (2) Humpback Bridge Wayside   (3) National Childrens Forest  

Populated Place


(1) Alleghany   (2) Backbone   (3) Boiling Spring   (4) Callaghan   (5) Clearwater Park   (6) Clifdale   (7) Covington   (8) Crows   (9) Edgemont   (10) Fairlawn   (11) Hematite   (12) Idlewilde   (13) Intervale   (14) Jordan Mines   (15) Mallow   (16) Moss Run   (17) Oakwood Forest   (18) Parrish Court   (19) Rayon Terrace   (20) Rivermont   (21) Stonewall   (22) Westwood Place  

Post Office


(1) Covington Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Pond Lick Branch Reservoir   (2) Westvaco Number Two Flyash Lagoon  

Ridge


(1) Panther Ridge   (2) Pine Ridge  

School


(1) Boiling Spring Elementary School   (2) Callaghan Elementary School   (3) Covington High School   (4) Dunlap School Historical   (5) East Covington School   (6) Edgemont Primary School   (7) Industrial School And Farm For Homeless Boys   (8) Jeter - Watson Intermediate School   (9) Jeter School   (10) Mountain Valley School Historical   (11) Watson High School  

Spring


(1) Boiling Spring   (2) Thomas Spring  

Stream


(1) Bennets Run   (2) Bennett Branch   (3) Bens Run   (4) Big Lick   (5) Big Run   (6) Blue Spring Run   (7) Cast Steel Run   (8) Christleys Run   (9) Cove Run   (10) Cowbone Branch   (11) Crow Run   (12) Dry Branch   (13) Dry Run   (14) Dunlap Creek   (15) Hardy Run   (16) Harmon Run   (17) Hays Creek   (18) Indiandraft Creek   (19) Jerrys Run   (20) Johns Run   (21) Johnsons Creek   (22) Kempers Run   (23) Laurel Branch   (24) Lick Run   (25) Little Crow Run   (26) Mill Branch   (27) Miller Branch   (28) Millstone Run   (29) Moss Run   (30) Mud Run   (31) Ogle Creek   (32) Pond Lick Branch   (33) Potts Creek   (34) Sampson Branch   (35) Solomons Run   (36) South Fork Ogle Creek   (37) Spice Run   (38) Spring Branch   (39) Still Run   (40) Straight Run   (41) Sugar Run   (42) Swamp Branch   (43) Thorny Branch   (44) Tygers Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Batick Mountain   (3) Bear Wallow   (4) Brushy Mountain   (5) Carpenter Mountain   (6) Fork Mountain   (7) Hickory Hill   (8) Hickory Knob   (9) Howard Knob   (10) Jingling Rocks   (11) Lewis Mountain   (12) Lick Mountain   (13) Lukes Mountain   (14) Middle Mountain   (15) Morning Knob   (16) Mud Run Mountain   (17) Nicholls Knob   (18) Oliver Mountain   (19) Smith Knob  

Tower


(1) Morning Knob Fire Lookout Tower   (2) Wiqo-fm Covington   (3) Wkey-am Covington  

Trail


(1) Brushy Mountain Trail  

Tunnel


(1) Allegheny Tunnel   (2) Kelly Tunnel   (3) Lake Tunnel   (4) Lewis Tunnel   (5) Moore Tunnel   (6) Mud Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Anderson Hollow   (2) Bear Hollow   (3) Cannonball Hollow   (4) Cook Hollow   (5) Craft Hollow   (6) Crowder Hollow   (7) Ford Hollow   (8) Goff Hollow   (9) Hickory Hill Hollow   (10) Incline Hollow   (11) Indian Draft   (12) Jones Hollow   (13) Kittenger Hollow   (14) Millstone Hollow   (15) Pond Suck Hollow   (16) Sawmill Hollow   (17) Shanty Hollow   (18) Tucker Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Covington City, Virginia

24426 (pop. 15,500)


Cities Nearby Covington City, Virginia

Covington District, VA  (pop. 2,292) 1.8 Miles
Jackson River District, VA  (pop. 2,507) 5.7 Miles
Falling Spring District, VA  (pop. 2,337) 5.8 Miles
Low Moor Cdp, VA  (pop. 250) 6.1 Miles
Selma Cdp, VA  (pop. 348) 7.8 Miles
Boiling Spring District, VA  (pop. 2,793) 8.9 Miles
Clifton Forge City, VA  (pop. 4,289) 9.3 Miles
Iron Gate Town, VA  (pop. 394) 10.8 Miles
Clifton District, VA  (pop. 2,777) 12.1 Miles
Fincastle District, VA  (pop. 6,583) 13.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Covington City, Virginia

540



Elevation in Covington City, Virginia is 1,266.0 ft. (386.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Covington City, Virginia

Lat: 37.786225 N        Long: -79.988817 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Covington City, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Covington City, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 82   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 84   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 88   (3.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 242   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 403   (15.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 224   (8.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 354   (14.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 234   (9.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 181   (7.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 113   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 51   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 21   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 214   (8.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 242   (9.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Covington City, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,923

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 261

In 3-person carpool : 53

In 4-person carpool : 34

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 179

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 37


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Covington City, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 144

5 to 9 minutes : 583

10 to 14 minutes : 581

15 to 19 minutes : 462

20 to 24 minutes : 196

25 to 29 minutes : 50

30 to 34 minutes : 89

35 to 39 minutes : 53

40 to 44 minutes : 31

45 to 59 minutes : 140

60 to 89 minutes : 110

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Covington City, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 1,154

No Social Security income : 1,580


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Covington City, Virginia)

With retirement income : 866

No retirement income : 1,868


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Covington City, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 147

$10,000 to $14,999 : 56

$15,000 to $19,999 : 125

$20,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $29,999 : 51

$30,000 to $34,999 : 129

$35,000 to $39,999 : 127

$40,000 to $44,999 : 55

$45,000 to $49,999 : 219

$50,000 to $59,999 : 143

$60,000 to $74,999 : 241

$75,000 to $99,999 : 256

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Covington City, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,504


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Covington City, Virginia

  • WXCF (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Iron Gate, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WKEY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Alleghany, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WRON (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fairlea, WV; Owner: Michael J. Kidd Dba Greenbrier Radio)
  • WREL (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Lexington, VA; Owner: First Media Radio, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Covington City, Virginia

  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Centennial Licensing, Llc)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; Fairlea, WV; Owner: Michael J. Kidd D/b/a Greenbrier Radio)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WJJS (104.9 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; Bacova, VA; Owner: Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corp.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Marlinton, WV; Owner: Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corporation)
  • WMRL (89.9 FM; Lexington, VA; Owner: James Madison University Board Of Visitors)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Alleghany, VA; Owner: Ron Elmore Ministries Inc)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WLUR (91.5 FM; Lexington, VA; Owner: Washington And Lee University)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Buckeye, WV; Owner: Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corp.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; Fairlea, WV; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Covington City, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 163  (11.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 199  (13.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 169  (11.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 372  (25.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 221  (18.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 358  (29.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 435  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 12  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 156 Farms In Covington City, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Covington City, Virginia

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $367.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Highlands Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $128.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

First National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $249.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 191

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Union First Market Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 131

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Covington City, Virginia

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 14.2 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 22.9 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 31.9 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 46.1 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 53.6 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • New River Valley


    (about 58.7 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Covington City, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.17%

Carpooled

14.62%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.11%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.19%

Motorcycle

0.27%

Bicycle

0.30%

Walked

3.18%

Other Means

1.10%

Worked At Home

4.05%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Covington City, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Covington City, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,320

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 74

Female householder, no husband present : 311

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 843

Householder not living alone : 186


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Covington City, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 122

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 113

All other households : 2,493


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Covington City, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,020

Renter-occupied housing units : 300

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 36

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 114

Renter-occupied housing units : 197

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 693

Renter-occupied housing units : 336


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Covington City, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 188

$10,000 to $14,999 : 240

$15,000 to $19,999 : 360

$20,000 to $24,999 : 137

$25,000 to $29,999 : 235

$30,000 to $34,999 : 177

$35,000 to $39,999 : 148

$40,000 to $44,999 : 75

$45,000 to $49,999 : 219

$50,000 to $59,999 : 172

$60,000 to $74,999 : 361

$75,000 to $99,999 : 321

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Covington City, Virginia)

Total : 3,227


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Covington City, Virginia)

Occupied : 2,734

Vacant : 493


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Covington City, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Covington City, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 13

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 172

Built 1980 to 1989 : 199

Built 1970 to 1979 : 334

Built 1960 to 1969 : 503

Built 1950 to 1959 : 496

Built 1940 to 1949 : 535

Built 1939 or earlier : 975


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Covington City, Virginia)

Utility gas : 1,862

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 119

Electricity : 559

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 111

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 83

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Covington City, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 116

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 68

$35,000 to $39,999 : 72

$40,000 to $49,999 : 226

$50,000 to $59,999 : 235

$60,000 to $69,999 : 300

$70,000 to $79,999 : 229

$80,000 to $89,999 : 128

$90,000 to $99,999 : 113

$100,000 to $124,999 : 138

$125,000 to $149,999 : 28

$150,000 to $174,999 : 19

$175,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 to $249,999 : 23

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 13

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 16

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Covington City, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 46

Home equity loan only : 158

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 688

Housing units without a mortgage : 973


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Covington City, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $14,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $100,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $55,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $75,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $62,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $62,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Covington City, Virginia: 59.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Covington City, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 98.85%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.15%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Covington City, VA): $30,325
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Covington City): $50,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Covington City): $404
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Covington City, Virginia

Utility Gas: 77.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.3%
Electricity: 12.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 2.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Covington City, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Covington City, Virginia

Intrepid Usa Heathcare Services


     Address: 362 West Main Street, Covington, Virginia 24426
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/15/1984

Highlands Home Health


     Address: 214 West Main Street, Alleghany, Virginia 24426
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2000

Community House Home Hlth Svcs


     Address: #1 Wilkerson Avenue, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/16/1985

Stonewall Jackson Hosp Hm Hlth


     Address: 130 Walker Street Suite C, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/10/1983

Home Care Plus, Inc.


     Address: Rt 2 Box 169 G Grayrock Professional Park, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/16/1985

Hospitals Close To Covington City, Virginia

Alleghany Regional Hospital


     Address: One Arh Lane, Low Moor, Virginia 24457
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bath County Community Hospital


     Address: Rural Route 220 Po Drawer Z, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Stonewall Jackson Hospital


     Address: 1 Health Circle, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center


     Address: 202 Maplewood Avenue Po Box 497, Ronceverte, West Virginia 24970
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital


     Address: Rr Box 52 West, Buckeye, West Virginia 24924
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Covington City, Virginia

Brian Center Nursing Care/alleghany


     Address: 100 Alleghany Regional Hospital Lane, Low Moor, Virginia 24457
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Golden Livingcenter-alleghany


     Address: 1725 Main Street, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Woodlands,the


     Address: 1000 Fairview Heights, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Springs Nursing Center, The


     Address: Spring Street, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Brian Center Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 188 Old Fincastle Road, Fincastle, Virginia 24090
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Covington City, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 116 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Covington City, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 2,070
    Disabled Workers: 705
    Widowers Workers: 445
    Spouses Workers: 240
    Children Workers: 330


(updated 2007)



Covington City, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 51.24%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.98%
  • Other 0.78%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Covington City, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Covington city, VA

5.27 % of Covington city tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,016

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Covington city, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Alleghany County , VA 1.76 % ($23,512 AGI )

Relocation away from Covington city, VA

6.41 % of Covington city tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,635

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Covington city, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Alleghany County , VA 1.86 % ($19,043 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.52 % ($21,308 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Covington City, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Covington City, Virginia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0 31 0 16 0 0 0 16 16 16 17 17 17
Rape 1 0 0 2 2 3 4 2 6 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 16 0 0 32 32 48 66 33 98 0 17 0 0
Robbery 4 4 6 7 1 3 1 0 2 2 7 1 0
    per 100,000 63 62 93 110 16 48 17 0 33 32 116 17 0
Assault 7 12 11 9 10 7 8 10 11 8 13 11 6
    per 100,000 109 185 171 142 158 112 133 163 180 130 216 183 105
Burglary 38 51 53 87 28 27 28 36 30 28 24 26 18
    per 100,000 594 785 823 1,371 441 431 465 587 490 455 398 433 314
Larceny Theft 188 208 156 163 140 128 130 129 137 163 110 118 85
    per 100,000 2,938 3,203 2,422 2,568 2,206 2,042 2,157 2,104 2,237 2,647 1,824 1,965 1,485
Vehicle Theft 7 19 18 10 5 10 8 6 6 10 3 3 2
    per 100,000 109 293 279 158 79 160 133 98 98 162 50 50 35
Arson 4 1 4 5 3 5 3 4 8 1 0 4 1
    per 100,000 63 15 62 79 47 80 50 65 131 16 0 67 17
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 5 4 5 3 3 3 3 5 3 6 3 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
59 70 58 66 44 43 42 44 45 51 34 38 27
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
31 37 31 36 24 23 23 24 25 27 20 21 14


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



Jails in Covington City, Virginia


  • Allegheny Regional Jail


    268 W Main Street, Covington, VA 24426
    Capacity: 56
    Confined: 55
    Avg. Population: 68
    Year Built: 2001


(updated 2006)



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