Cowarts, Alabama Population 2021

2,127
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Cowarts is a city located in Houston County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,127, it is the 176th largest city in Alabama and the 7394th largest city in the United States . Cowarts is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 13.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,871 in 2010. Cowarts reached it's highest population of 2,127 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Cowarts has a population density of 286 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cowarts is $54,296 with a poverty rate of 18.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $104,500. The median age in Cowarts is 36.6 years, 34.9 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Cowarts Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cowarts was:

  • White: 80.95%
  • Black or African American: 13.17%
  • Other race: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Cowarts, Alabama is 2,127 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,055.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,871.

Cowarts, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,73480.95%
Black or African American28213.17%
Some Other Race512.38%
Two or More Races502.33%
Asian140.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.19%
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Cowarts Population by Race

Cowarts Population Pyramid $2021

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Cowarts Median Age

36.6


Total

34.9


Male

37.3


Female

Cowarts Adults

There are 1,565 adults, (319 of whom are seniors) in Cowarts.

Cowarts Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowarts Sex Ratio

Female

1,095

51.12%

Male

1,047

48.88%

Cowarts Population by Age

Cowarts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cowarts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
Non Family77.1%22.9%
All77%23%
Female51.1%48.9%
Male50%50%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cowarts Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7342.9277
Married4303.2585.3
Non Family1661.2177.1
Female924.1251.1
Male463.5950

3.33

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Cowarts Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade866.05%
9th to 12th Grade15711.05%
High School Graduate57040.11%
Some College29320.62%
Associates Degree1158.09%
Bachelors Degree1228.59%
Graduate Degree785.49%
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Cowarts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cowarts Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,110942145
Black21218346
Hispanic71282
Other Race2510
2+ Races1614
Asian14117
Native American74
Islander44

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Cowarts Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,486$33,269$23,438
Less Than 9th Grade$20,673$20,435$23,750
High School Graduate$23,289$33,654$16,364
Some College$30,000$40,833$26,154
Bachelors Degree$39,375$52,885$36,625
Graduate Degree$51,875$44,000$53,750

$26,486

Average Earnings

$33,269

Average Male

$23,438

Average Female

Cowarts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cowarts Language by Age

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Cowarts Language

94.01% of Cowarts residents speak only English, while 5.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Cowarts Language

Cowarts Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,62526216.12%
Hispanic1615433.54%
Black2825318.79%
Multiple50918.00%
Asian14750.00%
Native7457.14%

18.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.23%

Male Poverty Rate

18.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowarts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowarts is Native, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowarts is White, with 16.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.40%.

Cowarts Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.10%
High School17.37%
Some College10.78%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Cowarts Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.27%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Male Employed8.90%
Female Employed8.35%

Cowarts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cowarts Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,808$54,296
Families$50,385$61,441
Married Families$59,545-
Non Families$17,738$26,619
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Income by Household Type

Cowarts Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowarts Married by Age and Sex

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Cowarts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cowarts Marital Status by Race

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Cowarts Marital Status

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157

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War10
Korea7
World War II2

Cowarts Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7463
35 to 5439
55 to 6424
75+23
18 to 348

Cowarts Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1179.18%
Black3515.63%
Hispanic45.00%
Asian428.57%
2+ Races16.25%

Cowarts Veterans by Race

Cowarts Veterans by Education

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2.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowarts Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cowarts Employment by Age

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Cowarts Employment by Race

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Cowarts Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.91%

Born in Cowarts

96.92%

Native Born

3.08%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.92% of Cowarts residents were born in the United States, with 68.91% having been born in Alabama. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cowarts Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,127241.14%
20202,103241.15%
20192,079241.17%
20182,05580.39%
20172,047211.04%
20162,02690.45%
20152,017402.02%
20141,977150.76%
20131,962160.82%
20121,946301.57%
20111,91690.47%
20101,9070.00%

Cowarts Population by Year