Covington, Washington 

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Population

19,197

63% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$87,315

Avg. Home Price

$395,300

Best Places to Live in Covington, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

City: Covington
Zip Codes: 98042
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Covington is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Covington jobs have increased by 1.69%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Covington's cost of living is 31.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Covington's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Covington's population is 19,197 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 63.02%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Covington is $395,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.91%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Covington public schools spend $9,946 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 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 10.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Covington Real Estate.

The median home price in Covington is $395,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Covington   2 Reviews
Location - 2/20/2009
The City of Covington is rich in small town character and beautiful natural environment. It is family-oriented, safe, and pedestrian-friendly town that is rapidly... Read More

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A safe neighborhood - 8/1/2008
Covington is relatively safe. Our idea of crime is when someone drives on the park grass. We had a rash of vehicle thefts a couple of years ago, but they caught the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN COVINGTON, WASHINGTON
98042