Covington/Newton County is considered the hub of activity for our 7-county metropolitan statistical area, we have a talent pool of 1.8 million workers, and within a 30-mile radius, you can increase that talent pool to over 4 million plus at 45- mile radius and beyond.

Regional Workforce


  • 15 miles: 264K
  • 30 miles: 1.8M
  • 45 miles: 4.3M

From construction to advanced manufacturing, to retail and wholesale trade, we have the skilled talent to fill your needs.

Newton Covington Economic Development

Newton Covington Economic Development