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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Covington County is located in Alabama with a population of 37,519. In Covington County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Covington County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Covington County are above average.
Population
37,519

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$589
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Covington County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    618.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    32.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    64.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    643.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,109.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    161
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Covington County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,467
National
$55,322

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