Covington County is located in south Alabama. The County Seat is Andalusia and the largest city is Andalusia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.covcounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 37,914 and the 2010 census population was 37,765. The land area is 1,030.46 square miles and there are 36.6 persons per square mile.
84.6% of the population is White, 12.7% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 78.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,800, there are 15,041 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,391, the median household income is $35,869, and 20% of the persons in Covington County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,957. Retail sales (in $1000) were $424,873, and sales per capita were $11,544.
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