Covington County AL Information


Covington County Subdivisions

Covington County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,383
Population in Households 37,808
Population in Familes 31,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 575
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 15,984
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 10,742
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,563 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,421 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,548 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $96,066
Average Home Value $135,698


Median Household Income $35,898
Average Household Income $49,894
Per Capita Income $21,029
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.15%
Households 0.46% 0.28%
Families 0.31% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Covington County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Covington County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 52nd
Population Density1 # 43 37th
Diversity Index2 # 55 19th
Median Household Income # 41 40th
Per Capita Income # 29 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.