Covington County, Alabama Population 2021

Covington County, Alabama's estimated population is 37,241 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington County, Alabama is the 32nd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 37,809 and has seen a growth of -1.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,241960.26%
202037,145960.26%
201937,049960.26%
201836,953-109-0.29%
201737,062-320-0.86%
201637,382-174-0.46%
201537,556-204-0.54%
201437,760-54-0.14%
201337,81490.02%
201237,805-215-0.57%
201138,0202110.56%
201037,8091,3313.65%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.26%
County Website
State
Founded
December 17, 1821
County Seat
2010 Population
37,809
Growth Since 2010
-1.50%
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Covington County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,46084.57%
Black or African American5,01813.49%
Two or More Races4161.12%
Asian1840.49%
Some Other Race660.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.06%
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Covington County, Alabama Population by Race

Covington County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Covington County, Alabama Median Age

43.3


Total

41.5


Male

44.9


Female

Covington County, Alabama Adults

There are 29,037 adults, (7,726 of whom are seniors) in Covington County, Alabama.

Covington County, Alabama Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

19,214

51.65%

Male

17,986

48.35%

Covington County, Alabama Population by Age

Covington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Covington County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All74.5%25.5%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female47.9%52.1%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8522.4674.5
Married7,2423.0489
Non Family4,9281.2165.3
Female2,0283.1947.9
Male6543.1265.9

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Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Covington County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4915.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,87510.92%
High School Graduate9,81937.30%
Some College5,55421.10%
Associates Degree2,5659.74%
Bachelors Degree2,5999.87%
Graduate Degree1,4215.40%
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Covington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Covington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,52018,9203,701
Black3,1652,493207
Hispanic38536180
2+ Races16814222
Asian1278324
Other Race2924
Native American2222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 20.78%.

Covington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,676$40,145$26,793
Less Than 9th Grade$23,504$30,786$13,424
High School Graduate$29,993$35,048$21,669
Some College$32,595$44,909$27,456
Bachelors Degree$42,953$64,144$37,020
Graduate Degree$52,813$75,042$50,517

$32,676

Average Earnings

$40,145

Average Male

$26,793

Average Female

Covington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington County, Alabama Language by Age

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Covington County, Alabama Language

98.34% of Covington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Covington County, Alabama Language

Covington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,4194,55214.96%
Black4,7491,79337.76%
Hispanic62932050.87%
Asian1848144.02%
Multiple4036716.63%
Islander342882.35%
Other6657.58%

18.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.04%

Male Poverty Rate

20.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Alabama is Islander, with 82.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Alabama is Other, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.53%.

Covington County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.36%
High School16.87%
Some College12.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Covington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.61%
Male Unemployed34.02%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Employed5.19%

Covington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,189$57,075
Families$54,031$68,175
Married Families$67,584$80,490
Non Families$21,849$31,997
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Income by Household Type

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Covington County, Alabama Marriage

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

Covington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Covington County, Alabama Marital Status

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2,898

Number of Veterans

2,643

Male Veterans

255

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,270
First Gulf War464
Second Gulf War369
Korea282
World War II71

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,018
75+654
35 to 54565
55 to 64499
18 to 34162

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,68110.77%
Black1814.85%
Hispanic297.02%
2+ Races209.66%
Asian1612.03%

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Covington County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Covington County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Covington County, Alabama 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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77.51%

Born in Covington County, Alabama

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Covington County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 77.51% having been born in Alabama. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Covington County, Alabama Place of Birth

  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

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