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Covington
  • Town in Tennessee

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Covington is a town in Tennessee with a population of 8,863. Covington is in Tipton County. Living in Covington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Covington and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Covington are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$746
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,360.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    79.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    635.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,173.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    306.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Covington

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,208
National
$64,994

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