In 2017, Covington County, MS had a population of 19.2k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $36,471. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Covington County, MS declined from 19,503 to 19,172, a -1.7% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,684 to $36,471, a 15.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Covington County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.6%), White (Hispanic) (1.91%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.97%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.49%). N/A% of the people in Covington County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Covington County, MS is $77,600, and the homeownership rate is 81.7%. Most people in Covington County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Covington County, MS is 2 cars per household.