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Covington County, AL


Designated Market Area: Montgomery-Selma, AL
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 37,602   ( 163 from 2010)
Land area: 1030.6 square miles
Population density: 36.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:30,971 82.37% 2.5%
Black:4,70012.50% 0.3%
Indian:2530.67% 29.1%
Asian:1960.52% 31.5%
2+ races:6761.80% 38.5%
Hispanic:8062.14% 66.9%
Total non-White:6,63117.63% 10.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:944 12.6
Deaths:1,56920.9
Net Migration: 6468.6
Net Immigration: 30.0
Change in White population:-780 -2.1
Change in Non-White pop.:617 1.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
37,765
31,75184.08%
4,68512.41%
1960.52%
1490.39%
4881.29%
4831.28%
6,01415.92%

2000
37,631
32,24785.69%
4,61812.27%
1800.48%
670.18%
2160.57%
2920.78%
5,38414.31%

1990
36,478
31,43486.17%
4,78813.13%
1030.28%
540.15%
n/a
990.27%
5,04413.83%

1980
36,850
31,62085.81%
4,84213.14%
00.00%
1060.29%
n/a
3010.82%
5,23014.19%

1970
34,079
28,69284.19%
5,34815.69%
70.02%
50.01%
n/a
200.06%
5,387 15.81%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
4,177 11.1
4,65612.4
-413-1.1
1740.5
-496 -1.3
630 1.7
1990's
NumberRate
4,898 13.4
4,64812.7
3731.0
940.3
813 2.2
340 0.9
1980's
NumberRate
5,092 13.8
4,469 12.1
-642 -1.7
n/a
-186 -0.5
-186 -0.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
868 2.5
n/a
2,928 8.6
-157 -0.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Covington County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.9
8,227 21.9%
29,375 78.1%
8,165 21.7%
14,194
2.59
9,237 65.1%
6,679 72.3%
924 10.0%
4,957 34.9%

2010
NumberPercent
42.4
8,523 22.6%
29,242 77.4%
6,939 18.4%
15,531
2.39
10,539 67.9%
7,803 74.0%
1,044 9.9%
4,992 32.1%

2000
NumberPercent
39.8
8,874 23.6%
28,757 76.4%
6,720 17.9%
15,639
2.37
10,813 69.1%
8,654 80.0%
961 8.9%
4,826 30.9%

1990
NumberPercent
36.2
9,343 25.6%
27,135 74.4%
6,279 17.2%
14,425
2.51
10,506 72.8%
8,594 81.8%
759 7.2%
3,919 27.2%

1980
NumberPercent
34.4
9,905 26.9%
26,945 73.1%
5,976 16.2%
13,666
2.67
10,503 76.9%
8,907 84.8%
632 6.0%
3,163 23.1%

2022 Housing Data for Covington County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units18,644 
Median Value$124,300 
Occupied14,19476.1%
Vacant4,45023.9%
Owned10,64275.0%
Rented3,55225.0%
Median Rent$701 
Single-Family Units13,32871.5%
    Detached13,27871.2%
    Attached500.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units7193.9%
Mobile Homes3,79520.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Covington County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,0407.3%
$10,000 to $14,9991,2939.1%
$15,000 to $19,9998576.0%
$20,000 to $24,9997255.1%
$25,000 to $29,9997785.5%
$30,000 to $34,9996194.4%
$35,000 to $39,9997115.0%
$40,000 to $44,9996684.7%
$45,000 to $49,9995183.6%
$50,000 to $59,9991,0477.4%
$60,000 to $74,9991,2819.0%
$75,000 to $99,9991,65211.6%
$100,000 to $124,9991,0227.2%
$125,000 to $149,9997485.3%
$150,000 to $199,9995864.1%
$200,000 or more6494.6%
Median Household Income48,772 
Per Capita Income28,528 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state91 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6094.3%
Public Assistance1531.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,93913.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed13,95064.7%
Unemployed8604.0%
In Armed Forces340.2%
Total Labor Force14,84468.9%
Not in Labor Force6,71231.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 35.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,0664,67352.0%
Non-Profit42863540.3%
Self-Employed93142068.9%
Local Government79078150.3%
State Government38847445.0%
Federal Government19126741.7%
Total Private + Self5,9975,09354.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,7972,15745.4%
Total7,7947,25051.8%
Pct. Govt.19.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,60510.6%
Sales and Office Occupations2,89619.2%
Professional, Technical3,10820.6%
Service Occupations2,36815.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2381.6%
All others5,11333.9%
White Collar 50.4%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing2,06713.7%
Health care and social assistance1,83312.1%
Retail trade1,69011.2%
Educational services1,53710.2%
Public administration9936.6%
Construction9736.4%
Accommodation and food services8245.5%
Transportation and warehousing7434.9%
Other services7254.8%
Utilities5533.7%
Professional, scientific, technical5523.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4913.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4753.1%
Wholesale trade4452.9%
Finance and insurance4002.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2371.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1981.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing1941.3%
Information1601.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Covington County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4811.28%
Puerto Rican750.20%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American840.22%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan120.03%
Honduran110.03%
Nicaraguan570.15%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran40.01%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American680.18%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian60.02%
Ecuadorian440.12%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan180.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic410.11%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Japanese1190.32%
Indian530.14%
Filipino180.05%
Chinese60.02%
Vietnamese10.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English34,71798.1%
Spanish4911.4%
Other Asian1140.3%
German, other Germanic250.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun170.0%
Tagalog130.0%
Other100.0%
Other Indo-European80.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American4,80812.8%
English3,0898.2%
Irish2,8727.7%
German1,3533.6%
Scottish5781.5%
Scotch-Irish4141.1%
European3971.1%
French3571.0%
Italian2680.7%
Dutch1810.5%
British1190.3%
French Canadian1070.3%
Polish1040.3%
Welsh860.2%
Scandinavian710.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen37,26299.3%
Not a citizen2800.7%
Native37,10998.8%
Foreign-born4331.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Covington County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,171 4.4%2,596 9.8%9,593 36.3%8,774 33.2%2,585 9.8%1,728 6.5%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,171 4.4%
9-12 Years 2,596 9.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 9,593 36.3%
Some College 8,774 33.2%
Bach. Degree 2,585 9.8%
Grad Degree 1,728 6.5%
Average years of education: 12.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Covington County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 17,189 15,853 1,336 7.8% 6.8%
1991 16,805 15,196 1,609 9.6% 7.3%
1992 16,880 15,082 1,798 10.7% 7.5%
1993 16,884 15,337 1,547 9.2% 7.2%
1994 17,310 16,272 1,038 6.0% 6.2%
1995 17,669 16,487 1,182 6.7% 5.9%
1996 17,628 16,221 1,407 8.0% 5.2%
1997 17,656 16,469 1,187 6.7% 4.9%
1998 17,298 16,130 1,168 6.8% 4.5%
1999 17,140 15,741 1,399 8.2% 4.7%
2000 17,436 16,221 1,215 7.0% 4.6%
2001 16,954 15,866 1,088 6.4% 5.2%
2002 17,148 16,128 1,020 5.9% 5.9%
2003 17,389 16,182 1,207 6.9% 6.0%
2004 17,185 16,051 1,134 6.6% 5.6%
2005 16,888 16,131 757 4.5% 4.4%
2006 17,213 16,553 660 3.8% 4.0%
2007 17,108 16,432 676 4.0% 4.1%
2008 16,805 15,773 1,032 6.1% 5.8%
2009 16,672 15,021 1,651 9.9% 10.1%
2010 16,428 14,753 1,675 10.2% 10.4%
2011 16,372 14,772 1,600 9.8% 9.6%
2012 16,364 14,960 1,404 8.6% 8.2%
2013 16,055 14,737 1,318 8.2% 7.3%
2014 15,940 14,706 1,234 7.7% 6.7%
2015 15,422 14,314 1,108 7.2% 6.1%
2016 15,366 14,325 1,041 6.8% 5.9%
2017 15,678 14,836 842 5.4% 4.6%
2018 15,585 14,874 711 4.6% 3.9%
2019 15,545 15,007 538 3.5% 3.0%
2020 15,172 14,434 738 4.9% 5.9%
2021 15,233 14,775 458 3.0% 3.4%
2022 15,152 14,753 399 2.6% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com