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Covington, LA

City
Population 2000: 8,483
Square miles: 6.80
Metro area: New Orleans


2000 CENSUS DATA
COVINGTON LA US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 8,483
Square miles (land) 6.80
Population per square mile 1,247.97 102.59 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 3,941 46.5 48.4 49.1
Female 4,542 53.5 51.6 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 1,885 22.2 22.4 21.4
16-24 1,109 13.1 15.5 13.9
25-44 2,213 26.1 28.9 30.2
45-64 2,043 24.1 21.6 22.0
65+ 1,233 14.5 11.6 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 37.46 35.25 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 6,570 77.4 63.9 75.1
Black or African American 1,711 20.2 32.5 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 28 0.3 0.6 0.9
Asian 29 0.3 1.2 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 3 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 21 0.2 0.7 5.5
Two or more races 121 1.4 1.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 132 1.6 2.4 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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