Covington: Growing Toward Greatness


Situated in south east King County, Covington has a strong retail core with big brands. While the population of Covington is only 20,530, the retail trade area serves a population of about 100,000. Visitors from more than four ZIP codes come to Covington to shop at some of the area’s most popular retail outlets, enjoy dining in the downtown core, and take care of their medical and healthcare needs all in one place.

There are unique opportunities of growth ahead for Covington.  These include retail expansion, high wage employment growth, higher education, hotel, banquet and entertainment venues, mixed-use development and a strengthened community identity.