Covington County, Mississippi Population 2022

Covington County, Mississippi's estimated population is 18,069 with a growth rate of -1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Covington County, Mississippi is the 50th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 19,577 and has seen a growth of -7.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,2300.00%
18302,55132114.39%
18402,7171666.51%
18503,33862122.86%
18604,4081,07032.06%
18704,7533457.83%
18805,9931,24026.09%
18908,2992,30638.48%
190013,0764,77757.56%
191016,9093,83329.31%
192014,869-2,040-12.06%
193015,0281591.07%
194017,0302,00213.32%
195016,036-994-5.84%
196013,637-2,399-14.96%
197014,0023652.68%
198015,9271,92513.75%
199016,5276003.77%
201019,5773,05018.45%
201119,485-92-0.47%
201219,443-42-0.22%
201319,208-235-1.21%
201419,151-57-0.30%
201519,243920.48%
201619,174-69-0.36%
201719,014-160-0.83%
201818,825-189-0.99%
201918,636-189-1.00%
202018,447-189-1.01%
202118,258-189-1.02%
202218,069-189-1.04%
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Covington County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,69262.16%
Black or African American6,96137.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.36%
Asian50.03%
Some Other Race20.01%
Two or More Races830.44%
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Covington County, Mississippi Population by Race

Covington County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Covington County, Mississippi Median Age

37


Total

36.2


Male

37.6


Female

Covington County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,219 adults, (3,212 of whom are seniors) in Covington County, Mississippi.

Covington County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Covington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,696

51.55%

Male

9,114

48.45%

Covington County, Mississippi Population by Age

Covington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Covington County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
Male84.9%15.1%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female61.3%38.7%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Covington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0422.6475.2
Married3,5393.1586
Male1993.6884.9
Female1,2763.4361.3
Non Family2,0281.1364.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Covington County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7456.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,52712.33%
High School Graduate4,17733.72%
Some College2,79822.59%
Associates Degree1,31910.65%
Bachelors Degree1,25310.12%
Graduate Degree5684.59%
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Covington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Covington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian555
Hispanic26118968
White7,9226,6211,222
Black4,1993,300526
2+ Races2222

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 Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,117$36,091$21,544
Less Than 9th Grade$21,656$23,891$16,530
High School Graduate$21,888$22,409$18,934
Some College$28,975$61,515$20,061
Bachelors Degree$35,317$30,385$36,830
Graduate Degree$50,200$50,531$48,750

$26,117

Average Earnings

$36,091

Average Male

$21,544

Average Female

Covington County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Covington County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Covington County, Mississippi Language

98.37% of Covington County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Covington County, Mississippi Language

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native6767100.00%
Hispanic44019744.77%
Black6,8912,94842.78%
White11,1701,41412.66%
OtherNaN%

24.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.34%

Male Poverty Rate

27.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Covington County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Covington County, Mississippi is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.09%.

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.53%
High School19.83%
Some College15.06%
Bachelors or Greater10.93%

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.19%
Male Unemployed55.73%
Female Employed12.82%
Female Unemployed44.35%

Covington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Covington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,917$48,786
Families$39,766$54,556
Married Families$50,363-
Non Families$15,709$33,729
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Income by Household Type

Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Covington County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Covington County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,040

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War197
Vietnam388
Korea93
World War II69

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54180
55 to 64233
65 to 74265
75+362

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7678.43%
Black2735.45%
Hispanic5917.82%

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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0.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Covington County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Covington County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Covington County, Mississippi 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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87.42%

Born in Covington County, Mississippi

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Covington County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Covington County, Mississippi 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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