Covington County, Mississippi Population 2018

Covington County, Mississippi's estimated population is 19,079 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington County, Mississippi is the 49th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,172930.49%
201719,079-109-0.57%
201619,188-52-0.27%
201519,240920.48%
201419,148-59-0.31%
201319,207-235-1.21%
201219,442-39-0.20%
201119,481-94-0.48%
201019,5753,04818.44%
199016,5276003.77%
198015,9271,92513.75%
197014,0023652.68%
196013,637-2,399-14.96%
195016,036-994-5.84%
194017,0302,00213.32%
193015,0281591.07%
192014,869-2,040-12.06%
191016,9093,83329.31%
190013,0764,77757.56%
18908,2992,30638.48%
18805,9931,24026.09%
18704,7533457.83%
18604,4081,07032.06%
18503,33862122.86%
18402,7171666.51%
18302,55132114.39%
18202,2300.00%

Covington County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,003
Black or African American6,918
Two or More Races186
Asian46
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

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

Covington County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Covington County, Mississippi Median Age

37.5


Total

36.4


Male

38.7


Female

Covington County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,368 adults, (3,052 of whom are seniors) in Covington County, Mississippi.

Covington County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,953

51.91%

Male

9,219

48.09%

Covington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Covington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Covington County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All81.7%18.3%
Female78.8%21.2%
Male76.5%23.5%
Non Family73.2%26.8%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9192.7481.7
Married3,3003.1688.5
Non Family1,9711.2473.2
Female1,1713.8478.8
Male4773.2876.5

3.27

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Covington County, Mississippi Households

Covington County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6535.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,64613.07%
High School Graduate4,63636.81%
Some College2,63920.95%
Associates Degree9937.88%
Bachelors Degree1,1719.30%
Graduate Degree8586.81%

Covington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2187,1111,462
Black4,0482,918450
Hispanic27615695
Multiple Races7171
Asian222222
Islander1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Covington County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,000$34,767$23,222
Less Than High School$18,914$24,223$15,508
High School Grad$26,306$30,560$22,351
Some College$30,160$40,382$18,696
Bachelors Degree$35,781$35,977$34,609
Graduate Degree$43,143$44,464$41,210

$30,000

Average Earnings

$34,767

Average Male

$23,222

Average Female

Covington County, Mississippi Language

Covington County, Mississippi Language by Age

Covington County, Mississippi Language

98.59% of Covington County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8182,67839.28%
White11,4441,53213.39%
Hispanic4608819.13%
Multiple1865931.72%
Asian46613.04%

23.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.91%

Male Poverty Rate

26.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Mississippi is Black, with 39.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Mississippi is Asian, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.79%.

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.58%
High School19.00%
Some College13.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.35%

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.29%
Male Unemployed50.83%
Female Employed13.26%
Male Employed6.90%

Covington County, Mississippi Income

Covington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,471$49,435
Families$43,899$54,141
Married Families$65,833$
Non Families$21,958$34,078

Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Covington County, Mississippi Marriage

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

Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


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

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by War

921

Number of Veterans

877

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam312
First Gulf War155
Korea110
World War II74
Second Gulf War54

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+280
65 to 74234
35 to 54210
55 to 64148
18 to 3449

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8138.72%
Black1082.20%

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

3.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Employment Status

Covington County, Mississippi Employment by Age

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Covington County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Covington County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Collins25862569-17-0.66%
Mount Olive982975-7-0.71%
Seminary314313-1-0.32%
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