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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Covington County is $16,733, which is lower than the state average of $20,956 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Covington County median household income is $32,162, which has grown by 20.60% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 25.96% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Covington County residents spend 26.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 23.4 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #63

Covington County
16,733 USD
Mississippi
20,956 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Covington County
22,832 USD
Mississippi
26,188 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Covington County
25,759 USD
Mississippi
31,341 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Covington County
20,533 USD
Mississippi
21,815 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #51
Covington County
32,162 USD
Mississippi
39,464 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Covington County
43,351 USD
Mississippi
54,881 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #51
Covington County
20.60%
Mississippi
25.96%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income13.57%$5,382, see rank12.73%$12,90621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income40.05%$15,549, see rank32.95%$16,06529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.00%$2,401, see rank2.82%$2,8402.82%$3,720
Retirement Income23.32%$17,945, see rank17.70%$19,86917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Covington County
41,345 USD
Mississippi
49,125 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Covington County
52,136 USD
Mississippi
64,194 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
White$38,653, see rank$48,738$56,900
Black$21,058, see rank$26,384$35,600
Hispanic$32,037, see rank$38,802$42,396
Two or More Races$9,375, see rank$33,695$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
less than 25$31,429, see rank$21,311$25,788
25 to 44$31,467, see rank$43,119$58,398
45 to 64$41,477, see rank$45,830$65,027
65 or over$24,651, see rank$29,690$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over15,144, see rank2,323,223248,775,628
Male17,172, 47.36%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:24,014, 55.97%, see rank62.99%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces23, 0.04%, see rank0.81%0.73%
Male, Civilian24,011, 55.93%, see rank62.18%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed33,659, 91.22%, see rank89.08%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3352, 8.78%, see rank10.92%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force23,158, 44.03%, see rank37.01%30.72%
Female17,972, 52.64%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:23,882, 48.70%, see rank54.20%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.16%0.11%
Female, Civilian23,882, 48.70%, see rank54.05%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed33,239, 83.44%, see rank89.05%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3643, 16.56%, see rank10.95%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force24,090, 51.30%, see rank45.80%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over6,745, 100%1,183,892141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone5,717, 84.76%, see rank84.13%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled806, 11.95%, see rank10.20%9.59%
Public Transportation4, 0.06%, see rank0.41%5.06%
Walked68, 1.01%, see rank1.58%2.78%
Other Means98, 1.45%, see rank1.42%1.79%
Worked at Home52, 0.77%, see rank2.25%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Covington County
26.6 minutes
Mississippi
23.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over6,8981,198,828143,435,233
Male13,659, 53.04%, see rank51.35%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2636, 17.38%, see rank25.36%33.12%
Service Occupations2344, 9.40%, see rank14.55%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2814, 22.25%, see rank15.12%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations291, 2.49%, see rank1.57%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2694, 18.97%, see rank11.81%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2784, 21.43%, see rank23.91%17.94%
Female13,239, 46.96%, see rank48.65%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2862, 26.61%, see rank37.22%40.04%
Service Occupations2730, 22.54%, see rank21.48%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,033, 31.89%, see rank32.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations228, 0.86%, see rank0.25%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.35%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2550, 16.98%, see rank7.58%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Covington CountyMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over6,898, 100%1,198,828143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining372, 5.39%, see rank3.09%1.96%
Construction678, 9.83%, see rank6.72%6.17%
Manufacturing978, 14.18%, see rank13.07%10.43%
Wholesale Trade217, 3.15%, see rank2.59%2.75%
Retail Trade1,208, 17.51%, see rank11.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities377, 5.47%, see rank5.62%4.93%
Information5, 0.07%, see rank1.37%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing216, 3.13%, see rank4.84%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
389, 5.64%, see rank6.38%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,395, 20.22%, see rank24.49%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
557, 8.07%, see rank9.46%9.49%
Public Administration173, 2.51%, see rank5.69%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration333, 4.83%, see rank4.87%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Covington County%MississippiU.S.
Population in Poverty5,44828.38%, see rank22.64%15.59%
Family in Poverty1,06722.52%, see rank17.72%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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