Covington County, Mississippi Population 2018

Covington County, Mississippi's estimated population is 19,079 with a growth rate of -2.17% 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
201719,079-424-2.17%
201619,5033151.64%
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
White12,044
Black or African American7,276
Two or More Races135
Asian35
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Covington County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

38.2


Total

36.9


Male

38.6


Female

Covington County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,627 adults, (3,277 of which are seniors) in Covington County, Mississippi.

Covington County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

10,204

52.32%

Male

9,299

47.68%

Covington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Covington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Covington County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All82.1%17.9%
Female77.8%22.2%
Non Family75%25%
Male72.5%27.5%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9502.7782.1
Married3,1953.1489.7
Non Family2,1691.2275
Female1,2374.1277.8
Male3494.2172.5

3.42

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

3.1%

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 Grade7896.17%
9th to 12th Grade1,84214.39%
High School Graduate4,88138.14%
Some College2,56720.06%
Associates Degree8726.81%
Bachelors Degree9707.58%
Graduate Degree8776.85%

Covington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4657,1001,348
Black4,1752,931446
Hispanic953931
Multiple Races6262
Asian222222
Islander1313

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$28,400$31,206$25,040
Less Than High School$22,500$24,267$15,904
High School Grad$27,225$28,768$26,127
Some College$26,148$32,396$16,904
Bachelors Degree$32,197$33,906$31,698
Graduate Degree$41,647$41,716$41,585

$28,400

Average Earnings

$31,206

Average Male

$25,040

Average Female

Covington County, Mississippi Language

Covington County, Mississippi Language by Age

Covington County, Mississippi Language

99.53% of Covington County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,1512,99641.90%
White11,7301,86615.91%
Multiple1355842.96%
Hispanic1451711.72%
Asian35617.14%

25.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.50%

Male Poverty Rate

29.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 42.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.73%.

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.53%
High School22.25%
Some College14.78%
Bachelors or Greater6.14%

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.31%
Male Unemployed57.08%
Female Employed14.43%
Male Employed7.25%

Covington County, Mississippi Income

Covington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,684$43,468
Families$39,561$50,930
Married Families$60,843$
Non Families$19,259$25,245

Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,033

Number of Veterans

933

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam374
Korea163
World War II105
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War66

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+352
65 to 74280
35 to 54172
55 to 64164
18 to 3465

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8899.43%
Black1442.83%

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Employment Status

Covington County, Mississippi Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

13.1%

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