Covington, Kentucky Houses for Sale

Covington is located in the north-central part of the state of Kentucky and a city and one of the seats of Kenton County, where the other one is the city of Independence. It sits on the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers that are being adjoined by Newport and is opposite to Cincinnati in Ohio. The area was originally given to George Muse in return for his service in the military and was then being traded for a keg of whiskey in 1780. The site was named after Genera; Leonard Wales Covington who died during the War of 1812. The trading center in the area started to flourish when the surge of river traffic and, as well, the opening of the Covington-Georgetown Turnpike in 1819. The city’s current economy is an agricultural market in the production of tobacco, maize, and livestock. The manufactures industry also includes the fabrication of metal products, textiles, and security sound systems.

Covington, KY Prices for Houses for Sale

287,344 -18%
218,250 -17%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Covington Homes for Purchase

71 +12%
76 +39%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

35 +33%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 110  
Police Civilians 11  
Total Arrests 1,606 (2020)
Total Incidents 3,172 (2020)
CrimeScore 44.27  
National Rank 4000th  
Statewide Rank 166th  

Local Statistics

Population 40,314 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,486 (0.53%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 1
Arson 11
Assault Offenses 630
Bribery 1
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 158
Counterfeiting/Forgery 19
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 433
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,381
Embezzlement 16
Fraud Offenses 148
Homicide Offenses 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 26
Larceny/Theft Offenses 761
Motor Vehicle Theft 152
Pornography/Obscene Material 8
Robbery 63
Sex Offenses 42
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 114
Weapon Law Violations 69

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