Covington (zip 98042), Washington 

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Population

50,628

+7.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$88,006

Median Home Price

$592,700

Median Age

40

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 5.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Covington (zip 98042), Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. July, August and September are the most pleasant months in the 98042 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Covington (zip 98042)
Cost of Living: 41.7% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Covington, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Covington (zip 98042) is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Covington (zip 98042) jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Covington (zip 98042)'s cost of living is 41.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Covington (zip 98042)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in the 98042 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Covington (zip 98042)'s population is 50,628 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Covington (zip 98042) is Real Estate: $592,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

SCHOOLS
Covington (zip 98042) 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 (zip 98042). More Education



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Housing Market in Covington

It's a good time to buy in Covington. Home Appreciation is up 22.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Covington is $592,700.
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