Covington, Louisiana 

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Population

9,928

29% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$46,980

Avg. Home Price

$206,400

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Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain
Pros
-Historic interest
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
Cons
-Flood risk
-Crime rate
-Hurricane dislocations

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What Bert Has To Say About New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area

Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


QUICK FACTS

City: Covington
Zip Codes: 70433 70435
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Covington is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Covington jobs have increased by 1.13%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Covington's cost of living is 2.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Covington's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Covington's population is 9,928 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.09%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Covington is $206,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.74%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Covington public schools spend $11,594 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Covington. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Covington

It's a good time to buy in Covington. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Covington Real Estate.

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Reviews for Covington    3 Reviews
Becoming Like a Mini-New Orleans - 2/9/2010
I have lived half of my life in Covington, LA and can honestly say I am glad that I moved back to the country in Bush, LA. Covington is too clogged with traffic, stores,... (Read More)

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Quality of Life - 11/18/2009
I've lived here most of my life. Since Hurricane Katrina the area has exploded with people and traffic. It's a nice place to visit but you don't want to live... (Read More)
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Entertainment center - 8/21/2007
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ZIP CODES IN COVINGTON, LOUISIANA
70433 70435