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Andalusia, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Andalusia is a populated place located in Covington County at latitude 31.3094 and longitude -86.478. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 348 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Andalusia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Andalusia, Alabama.

The Census Class Code for Andalusia indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Andalusia (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Andalusia: New Site.

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Andalusia, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,946
Population in Households 8,643
Population in Familes 6,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density1 455
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 3,667
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,363
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,311 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,356 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 721 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $89,295
Average Home Value $105,314


Median Household Income $30,939
Average Household Income $44,529
Per Capita Income $18,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.09%
Households -0.17% -0.15%
Families 0.04% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Andalusia, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Andalusia to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 73 88th
Population Density1 # 165 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 203 65th
Median Household Income # 428 26th
Per Capita Income # 349 40th

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