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Covington County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 37,704 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 37,631 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,839
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,641
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,155
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,051 (it was 3,485 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 1034 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Covington County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.4%), Manufacturing (16.2%), Construction (11.9%), Educational, health and social services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Covington County, AL (2017)
    • 31,25583.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,96013.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5961.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4561.2%Two or more races
    • 1620.4%Asian alone
    • 1210.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 18,202  (48.3%)
Females: 19,502  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Covington County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,869 ($26,336 in 1999)
This county:

$40,869
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $315, upper quartile is $491)
This county:

$395
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,900 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Covington:

$102,900
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,373 - $184,441
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $915
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $313

Institutionalized population: 475

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 55
  • Burglaries: 88
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 13

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 53
  • Burglaries: 87
  • Thefts: 108
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $199,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Covington, AL residents
Average permit cost in Covington, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $310 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $311 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Covington, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Covington, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Covington, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
Covington County:

16.6%
Alabama:

16.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.9% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.6 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 34.7 years old, American Indian residents: 67.8 years old, Asian residents: 47.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.9 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Covington County is $363 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $593 a month.

Cities in this county include: Andalusia, Opp, Rosehill-Gantt, Florala, Falco, Babbie, River Falls, Red Level, Lockhart, Sanford.

Covington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Atkinson County, Georgia , Camden County, Georgia , Winn Parish, Louisiana , Jasper County, Texas , Seminole County, Georgia , Tift County, Georgia , Leon County, Texas , Worth County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Covington, AL
County total employment by year in Covington, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Covington, AL

Current college students: 1,166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 302 (73.0% naturalized citizens)

Covington County:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1042000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 551980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 42Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.2%

Covington County marital status for males Covington County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,734
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 304
  • 3 or 4: 334
  • 5 to 9: 478
  • 10 to 19: 53
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 57
  • Mobile homes: 3,893
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 42

Housing units in Covington County with a mortgage: 5,158 (97 second mortgage, 411 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,177

Here:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Covington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,052103
Mainline Protestant2,09313
Black Protestant6776
Catholic2911
Other2733
None14,379-
Covington County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Covington County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Covington County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Covington County:

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Covington County:

31.6%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

5.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Covington County:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $66,644
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $283.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,686
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,680
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.83%
Corn for grain: 1574 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 321 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 15686 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 507 harvested acres
Vegetables: 611 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,318 acres

Earthquake activity:

Covington County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from Covington County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from Covington County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 328.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4176: May 02, 2014, FEMA Id: 4176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 05, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4082: September 21, 2012, FEMA Id: 4082, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1870: December 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Covington County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Covington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,662 (88.3%)
  • Carpooled: 925 (7.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 123 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 164 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 304 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • England (9%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Japan (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Covington County


  • American (38%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Covington County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 331 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Covington County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 172 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 100 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,289.

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.44% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($31,491 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($14,912 average AGI)
Covington County:

1.76%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coffee County, AL  0.46% ($31,754 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.36% ($26,911)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.20% ($44,400)
from Conecuh County, AL  0.19% ($23,000)
from Walton County, FL  0.19% ($37,522)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.53% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($18,579 average AGI)
2.15% relocated to other states ($17,356 average AGI)
Covington County:

2.15%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coffee County, AL  0.55% ($34,074 average AGI)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.28% ($30,514)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.25% ($27,516)
to Walton County, FL  0.24% ($53,433)
to Geneva County, AL  0.16% ($29,350)
to Houston County, AL  0.16% ($1,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Covington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Covington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Covington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Covington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Covington County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Covington County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Covington County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Covington County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Covington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,300 (6,375 aged, 1,925 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 637 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Covington County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (620)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (597)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (532)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (373)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (350)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (319)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (319)
  • Congestive heart failure (304)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (240)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (165)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.6
  • Other - 27.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,704
  • In family households: 31,027 (5,520 male householders, 4,537 female householders)
    7,666 spouses, 10,029 children (9,110 natural, 276 adopted, 639 stepchildren), 1,165 grandchildren, 409 brothers or sisters, 386 parents, 707 other relatives, 503 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,039 (2,093 male householders (1,687 living alone)), 2,991 female householders (2,738 living alone)), 938 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 638

Size of family households: 5,234 2-persons, 2,262 3-persons, 1,463 4-persons, 784 5-persons, 233 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,425 1-person, 496 2-persons, 89 3-persons, 76 4-persons.

4,752 married couples with children.
2,066 single-parent households (368 men, 1,698 women).

98.9% of residents of Covington speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $272,696,000 ($7,395 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,767,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $119,497,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,706,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,280,000
Federal grants: $64,716,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,223,000 ($2,575,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,274,000 ($1,818,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $751,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,348,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,221,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,355
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,629
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +85
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -371
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Covington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.63 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Covington County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Covington County, Alabama
  • 2082014 or later
  • 6542010 to 2013
  • 1,9202000 to 2009
  • 4,0471990 to 1999
  • 3,1071980 to 1989
  • 2,8521970 to 1979
  • 2,0161960 to 1969
  • 1,5341950 to 1959
  • 1,0031940 to 1949
  • 1,5911939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Covington County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington County, Alabama
  • 521 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2423 rooms
  • 8954 rooms
  • 3,1325 rooms
  • 2,5146 rooms
  • 1,9247 rooms
  • 1,0658 rooms
  • 1,3689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington County, Alabama
  • 921 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 2233 rooms
  • 1,1104 rooms
  • 1,2775 rooms
  • 6066 rooms
  • 2987 rooms
  • 1268 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Covington County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Covington County, Alabama
  • 60no bedroom
  • 1761 bedroom
  • 1,7102 bedrooms
  • 7,0893 bedrooms
  • 1,9064 bedrooms
  • 2955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington County, Alabama
  • 88no bedroom
  • 3141 bedroom
  • 1,6452 bedrooms
  • 1,6423 bedrooms
  • 1364 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Covington County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Covington County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Covington County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 358no vehicle
  • 2,9391 vehicle
  • 4,8252 vehicles
  • 1,9873 vehicles
  • 9584 vehicles
  • 2205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Covington County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Covington County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 324no vehicle
  • 1,9821 vehicle
  • 1,2612 vehicles
  • 2353 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.9% of Covington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Alabama.

Covington County:

88.9%
State average:

86.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 28,250
  • Other state: 8,980
  • Northeast: 998
  • Midwest: 1,209
  • South: 5,845
  • West: 919
Year householders moved into unit in Covington County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Covington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.6%Electricity
  • 19.0%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 118
Here:

6.9%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

1.4%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Covington County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,436,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,785,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,541,000
    Police Protection: $3,590,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $969,000
    General Public Buildings: $745,000
    Financial Administration: $708,000
    Parks and Recreation: $611,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,999,000
    General Revenue - Other: $667,000
    Interest Earnings: $124,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,638,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,732,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,583,000
    Other: $1,146,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,489,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,081,000
    Other License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,016,000

Covington County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,436,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,785,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,541,000
    Police Protection: $3,590,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $969,000
    General Public Buildings: $745,000
    Financial Administration: $708,000
    Parks and Recreation: $611,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,999,000
    General Revenue - Other: $667,000
    Interest Earnings: $124,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,638,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,732,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,583,000
    Other: $1,146,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,489,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,081,000
    Other License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,016,000

Covington County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,436,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,785,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,541,000
    Police Protection: $3,590,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $969,000
    General Public Buildings: $745,000
    Financial Administration: $708,000
    Parks and Recreation: $611,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,999,000
    General Revenue - Other: $667,000
    Interest Earnings: $124,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,638,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,732,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,583,000
    Other: $1,146,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,489,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,081,000
    Other License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,016,000

Covington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,436,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,785,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,541,000
    Police Protection: $3,590,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $969,000
    General Public Buildings: $745,000
    Financial Administration: $708,000
    Parks and Recreation: $611,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,999,000
    General Revenue - Other: $667,000
    Interest Earnings: $124,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,638,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,732,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,583,000
    Other: $1,146,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,489,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,081,000
    Other License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,016,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,531
  • Number of aged recipients: 190
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,341
  • Number of recipients under 18: 184
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 954
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 393
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 725
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 608
Most common first names in Covington County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James55371.8 years
John38973.1 years
William35674.8 years
Mary33077.9 years
Willie21674.3 years
Robert17871.8 years
Annie17879.9 years
George15375.9 years
Charles12668.9 years
Thomas11671.3 years
Most common last names in Covington County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23274.5 years
Jones17375.3 years
Williams16372.4 years
Jackson14971.9 years
Davis14473.5 years
Johnson14274.3 years
Taylor13076.2 years
Henderson10476.7 years
Adams9875.6 years
Wiggins9075.8 years
Businesses in Covington County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Holiday Inn1
Ace Hardware2JCPenney1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger2
Arby's1La-Z-Boy2
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture3
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western2Maurices1
Burger King2McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Church's Chicken2Payless1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx3Subway4
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul4
Goodwill1UPS5
H&R Block2Walmart1
Hardee's2