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Covington, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Covington had a population of 529 as of July 1, 2019. Covington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Covington is located at latitude 36.3075 and longitude -97.5864 in Garfield County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Covington encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garfield County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

The Town of Covington (GNIS ID: 2412378) 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.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Covington is located within South Garfield Division of Garfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Covington: Tripp.

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Covington, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Covington, OK Housing Affordability Index is 197
State of Oklahoma Housing Affordability Index is 166
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Covington, OK Wealth Index is 101
State of Oklahoma Wealth Index is 74
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 529 (100%)
Population in Households 529 (100.0%)
Population in Families 439 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,036
Diversity Index2 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,064
Average Household Income $80,647
Per Capita Income $33,097
Wealth Index4 101

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $168,269
Housing Affordability Index3 197
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.04% 0.08%
Households 0.05% 0.0%
Families 0.73% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Covington, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covington to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 348 53rd
Population Density # 139 81st
Diversity Index # 647 13th
Median Household Income # 72 90th
Per Capita Income # 49 94th

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