Covington County, Alabama Population 2018

Covington County, Alabama's estimated population is 37,092 with a growth rate of -1.69% 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
201737,092-637-1.69%
201637,7293430.92%
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
White31,881
Black or African American4,945
Two or More Races430
Asian176
Some Other Race144
American Indian and Alaska Native130
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Covington County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Covington County, Alabama Median Age

42.9


Total

41.3


Male

44.8


Female

Covington County, Alabama Adults

There are 29,429 adults, (7,621 of which are seniors) in Covington County, Alabama.

Covington County, Alabama Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

19,510

51.71%

Male

18,219

48.29%

Covington County, Alabama Households and Families

Covington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family69%31%
Male63.7%36.3%
Female55.1%44.9%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1792.4574.7
Married7,5043.0284.8
Non Family5,0691.1769
Female2,0823.3455.1
Male5242.9963.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade2,0027.56%
9th to 12th Grade3,04911.51%
High School Graduate9,11534.41%
Some College5,70821.55%
Associates Degree2,66510.06%
Bachelors Degree2,65310.01%
Graduate Degree1,3004.91%

Covington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,72818,6433,680
Black2,9902,182202
Hispanic30827336
Multiple Races26520329
Asian1316918
Native American118114
Other Race27278
Islander1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 29.63%.

Covington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,699$35,520$22,251
Less Than High School$19,558$24,680$13,684
High School Grad$26,595$32,464$17,126
Some College$28,535$39,784$22,252
Bachelors Degree$44,632$60,291$38,826
Graduate Degree$53,892$78,095$51,250

$29,699

Average Earnings

$35,520

Average Male

$22,251

Average Female

Covington County, Alabama Language

Covington County, Alabama Language by Age

Covington County, Alabama Language

98.31% of Covington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Covington County, Alabama Poverty

Covington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,0204,97616.04%
Black4,7471,88239.65%
Hispanic55510118.20%
Multiple4277417.33%
Asian1762212.50%
Native1301914.62%

18.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.32%

Male Poverty Rate

20.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Alabama is Black, with 39.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Alabama is Asian, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.24%.

Covington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.08%
High School15.53%
Some College13.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Covington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.83%
Female Unemployed38.40%
Female Employed12.03%
Male Employed7.07%

Covington County, Alabama Income

Covington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,313$51,998
Families$49,771$62,886
Married Families$58,169$
Non Families$21,570$28,685

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 45To54.

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Covington County, Alabama Veterans

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by War

3,082

Number of Veterans

2,900

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,238
Korea451
First Gulf War421
Second Gulf War362
World War II120

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74873
75+765
35 to 54625
55 to 64616
18 to 34203

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,71110.75%
Black2898.18%
2 or More5017.99%
Hispanic399.63%
Indian2418.46%
Asian86.11%

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington County, Alabama Employment Status

Covington County, Alabama Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

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