Covington County, Alabama Population 2019

Covington County, Alabama's estimated population is 37,092 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington County, Alabama is the 33rd largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,092-294-0.79%
201637,386-164-0.44%
201537,550-205-0.54%
201437,755-56-0.15%
201337,81180.02%
201237,803-214-0.56%
201138,0172060.54%
201037,8111,3333.65%
199036,478-372-1.01%
198036,8502,7718.13%
197034,079-1,552-4.36%
196035,631-4,742-11.75%
195040,373-2,044-4.82%
194042,4171,0612.57%
193041,3563,2538.54%
192038,1035,97918.61%
191032,12416,778109.33%
190015,3467,810103.64%
18907,5361,89733.64%
18805,63977115.84%
18704,868-1,601-24.75%
18606,4692,82477.48%
18503,6451,21049.69%
18402,43591359.99%
18301,5220.00%

Covington County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,758
Black or African American4,937
Two or More Races457
Asian158
American Indian and Alaska Native124
Some Other Race77
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Covington County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Covington County, Alabama Median Age

43.4


Total

41.6


Male

45.1


Female

Covington County, Alabama Adults

There are 29,261 adults, (7,613 of whom are seniors) in Covington County, Alabama.

Covington County, Alabama Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

19,386

51.67%

Male

18,133

48.33%

Covington County, Alabama Households and Families

Covington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Covington County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Male67.4%32.6%
Female51.3%48.7%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2852.4175.1
Married7,8412.9885.5
Non Family4,9691.1768.6
Female1,9163.1651.3
Male559367.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington County, Alabama Households

Covington County, Alabama Education

Covington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7586.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,98511.30%
High School Graduate9,39735.57%
Some College5,62021.27%
Associates Degree2,5579.68%
Bachelors Degree2,74010.37%
Graduate Degree1,3595.14%

Covington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,63018,7483,859
Black3,0002,253174
Hispanic34831240
Multiple Races26923529
Native American124120
Asian1136913
Other Race32329

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 28.13%.

Covington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,866$37,437$24,003
Less Than High School$22,217$27,165$12,844
High School Grad$28,609$34,806$20,147
Some College$29,318$40,858$24,226
Bachelors Degree$44,423$59,286$37,754
Graduate Degree$53,024$68,839$50,060

$30,866

Average Earnings

$37,437

Average Male

$24,003

Average Female

Covington County, Alabama Language

Covington County, Alabama Language by Age

Covington County, Alabama Language

98.59% of Covington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Covington County, Alabama Poverty

Covington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,7924,68715.22%
Black4,7701,62133.98%
Multiple44910723.83%
Hispanic56610618.73%
Native1241512.10%
Asian15853.16%
Islander8337.50%

17.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.07%

Male Poverty Rate

19.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Alabama is Islander, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Alabama is Asian, with 3.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.50%.

Covington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.76%
High School14.95%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Covington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.25%
Male Unemployed38.18%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Employed6.69%

Covington County, Alabama Income

Covington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,467$53,372
Families$51,643$64,662
Married Families$60,564$
Non Families$21,423$28,148

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Covington County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Covington County, Alabama Veterans

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by War

3,230

Number of Veterans

3,006

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,387
First Gulf War447
Second Gulf War445
Korea393
World War II125

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74966
75+781
35 to 54664
55 to 64585
18 to 34234

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,94011.72%
Black2306.44%
Hispanic5012.35%
2 or More3411.85%
Indian1512.10%
Asian119.73%

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington County, Alabama Employment Status

Covington County, Alabama Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Covington County, Alabama Employment by Race

Covington County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Covington County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Andalusia90158968-47-0.52%
Opp66586586-72-1.08%
Florala19801952-28-1.41%
Babbie603600-3-0.50%
River Falls526523-3-0.57%
Lockhart516514-2-0.39%
Red Level487485-2-0.41%
Carolina297296-1-0.34%
Heath256255-1-0.39%
Sanford246245-1-0.41%
Horn Hill228227-1-0.44%
Gantt222221-1-0.45%
Onycha184183-1-0.54%
Libertyville115114-1-0.87%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990