Cowarts, Alabama Population 2024

2,025

Cowarts is a city located in Houston County Alabama. Cowarts has a 2024 population of 2,025. Cowarts is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 4.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,935 in 2020.

The average household income in Cowarts is $60,036 with a poverty rate of 13.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cowarts is 39.4 years, 43.9 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Cowarts Demographics

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

  • White: 80.45%
  • Black or African American: 11.45%
  • Two or more races: 6.26%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Asian:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
7.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
272.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.65% (90)
The current population of Cowarts, Alabama is 2,025 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,935.

Cowarts, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,74980.45%
Black or African American24911.45%
Two or more races1366.26%
Native American281.29%
Other race110.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.05%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Cowarts Population by Race

Cowarts Population Pyramid 2024

Cowarts Median Age

39.4

Total

43.9

Male

37

Female

Cowarts Adults

There are 1,664 adults, (469 of whom are seniors) in Cowarts.

Cowarts Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowarts Sex Ratio

Female1,09050.14%
Male1,08449.86%

Cowarts Population by Age

Cowarts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8012.7176.823.2
Married4542.8986.813.2
Non Family1751.2669.730.3
Female913.5230.869.2
Male81487.712.3
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3

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cowarts Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cowarts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cowarts Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.71%.

Cowarts Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,895

Average Earnings

$45,685

Average Male

$28,058

Average Female

Cowarts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cowarts Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cowarts Language

97.63% of Cowarts residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Cowarts Language

Cowarts Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,67720212.05%
Black2494919.68%
Hispanic1003939%
Multiple13632.21%
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13.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.19%

Male Poverty Rate

15.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowarts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowarts is Hispanic, with 39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowarts is Multiple, with 2.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.96%.

Cowarts Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.16%
Some College15.04%
High School11.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.6%
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Cowarts Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed3.88%
Female Employed3.86%
Male Unemployed
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Cowarts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cowarts Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cowarts Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowarts Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cowarts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cowarts Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cowarts Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

175

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Cowarts Veterans by War

count

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Cowarts Veterans by Age

count

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Cowarts Veterans by Race

Cowarts Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowarts Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cowarts Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cowarts Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cowarts Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.78%

Born in Cowarts

98.9%

Native Born

1.1%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.9% of Cowarts residents were born in the United States, with 73.78% having been born in Alabama. 1.1% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,130211%
20282,109211.01%
20272,088211.02%
20262,067211.03%
20252,046211.04%
20242,025211.05%
20232,004211.06%
20221,983211.07%
20211,962271.4%
20201,935-140-6.75%
20192,075241.17%
20182,05180.39%
20172,043231.14%
20162,02080.4%
20152,012381.93%
20141,974170.87%
20131,957140.72%
20121,943311.62%
20111,91290.47%
20101,903
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Cowarts Population by Year