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Covert is a township in Van Buren County, in the Kalamazoo-Portage metro area.
The community was named after Bergan Covert, farmer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Covert. For links to other places called Covert, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Covert is 42.293N. The longitude is -86.262W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,141.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Covert demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Van Buren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49043 ZIP code.
10% of Covert residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Covert ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Covert was $12,156, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Covert residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Covert, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $304. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.
Libraries in Covert include Covert Branch Library ... View libraries
Van Buren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Covert political report.
The average commute time for Covert workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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