Carolina, Alabama

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Carolina is a town in Covington County, Alabama, United States. It is located about 80 miles south of Montgomery, Alabama and about 80 miles west of Dothan, Alabama. At the 2000 census the population was 248.


Carolina is located at 31°13′53″N 86°31′14″W / 31.23139°N 86.52056°W / 31.23139; -86.52056 (31.231521, -86.520607)[1]. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 248 people, 101 households, and 75 families residing in the town. The population density was 221.0 people per square mile (85.5/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 105.2/sq mi (40.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.60% White and 0.40% Black or African American. 0.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 101 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $37,708. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $16,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,491. About 12.7% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.4% of those sixty five or over.


Coordinates: 31°13′53″N 86°31′14″W / 31.231521°N 86.520607°W / 31.231521; -86.520607

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