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Encyclopedia > Covington, Washington

Covington is a city located in King County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,783. King County is located in the state of Washington. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

Covington was officially incorporated on August 31, 1997. August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

Location of Covington, Washington

Covington is located at 47°21'57" North, 122°6'1" West (47.365780, -122.100213)1. Adapted from Wikipedias WA county maps by Bumm13. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.0 km² (5.8 mi²). 14.9 km² (5.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.69% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,783 people, 4,398 households, and 3,689 families residing in the city. The population density is 922.3/km² (2,389.8/mi²). There are 4,473 housing units at an average density of 299.3/km² (775.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 87.88% White, 2.44% African American, 1.02% Native American, 3.12% Asian, 0.22% Pacific Islander, 1.80% from other races, and 3.53% from two or more races. 4.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 4,398 households out of which 52.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.1% are married couples living together, 9.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% are non-families. 11.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 1.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.13 and the average family size is 3.37. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 33.8% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 3.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $63,711, and the median income for a family is $65,173. Males have a median income of $48,134 versus $34,576 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,230. 3.6% of the population and 2.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.1% of those under the age of 18 and 5.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • City of Covington (http://www.ci.covington.wa.us/)
  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=47.36578_N_-122.100213_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from MapQuest  (http://mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=47.36578&longitude=-122.100213&zoom=6) or Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.36578,-122.100213&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from TopoZone  (http://topozone.com/map.asp?lat=47.36578&lon=-122.100213&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA (http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-122.100213&lat=47.36578&w=2)
    • Satellite image from Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.36578,-122.100213&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)

 
 

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