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Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community name combines "cove" and "vine"

The latitude of Covina is 34.09N. The longitude is -117.889W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 48,160.


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Median household income
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$48,474
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Covina demographic reports
Covina is at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains
Before suburban development in the 1950s, the area was a major orange-growing center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 205. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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National index: 100
Local index: 104

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10% of Covina residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Covina ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Covina was $20,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Covina residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Covina, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $680.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,432.


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Libraries in Covina include Charter Oak Library, Covina Public Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Covina political report.

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The average commute time for Covina workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Covina between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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