Cowarts, AL Population

By | February 13, 2019

Population: 1,546. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,592 (+3.0% change)
Males: 742 (48.0%), Females: 804 (52.0%)

Houston County

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $36,687
Median house value: $62,100

Races in Cowarts:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.8%)
  • Black (12.4%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (28.3%), Irish (8.9%), English (5.5%), German (4.5%), Dutch (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 7.2 square miles

Map of Cowarts, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cowarts

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowarts town

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cowarts:

  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; DOTHAN, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; DOTHAN, AL)
  • RAMSAY YOUTH SERVICES DOTHAN (about 7 miles; DOTHAN, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cowarts:

  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 12 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Abbreviation: DHN)
  • PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 74 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Abbreviation: PFN)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 81 miles; ALBANY, GA; Abbreviation: ABY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Cowarts:

  • HEADLAND MUNI (about 11 miles; HEADLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 0J6)
  • BLACKWELL FIELD (about 27 miles; OZARK, AL; Abbreviation: 71J)
  • MARIANNA MUNI (about 27 miles; MARIANNA, FL; Abbreviation: MAI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowarts:

  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 8 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 63 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,016)
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 29,949)
  • ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; ALBANY, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,996)
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,991)