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Andalusia, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Andalusia had a population of 9,101 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Andalusia is located at latitude 31.3094 and longitude -86.478 in Covington County. 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. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 348 feet.

The City of Andalusia (GNIS ID: 2403097) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Andalusia is located within Andalusia Division of Covington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Andalusia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 9,101
Population in Households 8,799
Population in Familes 7,005
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density1 463
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 3,769
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,417
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,354 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,414 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 708 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $96,875
Average Home Value $129,970


Median Household Income $31,734
Average Household Income $48,451
Per Capita Income $20,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.06%
Households 0.32% 0.17%
Families 0.39% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 72 88th
Population Density1 # 165 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 196 66th
Median Household Income # 448 23rd
Per Capita Income # 277 52nd

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