Florala, AL Population

Population: 1,964. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,893 (-3.6% change)
Males: 888 (45.2%), Females: 1,076 (54.8%)

Covington County

Zip code: 36442

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $17,377
Median house value: $38,900

Races in Florala:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.5%)
  • Black (15.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (26.5%), Irish (8.9%), English (5.0%), German (3.8%), Italian (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 265 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Map of Florala, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Florala

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florala city

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -163 (-7.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Florala:

  • FLORALA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (515 EAST FIFTH AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Florala:

  • MIZELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; OPP, AL)
  • HEALTHMARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • ANDALUSIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; ANDALUSIA, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Florala:

  • HURLBURT FIELD (about 48 miles; MARY ESTHER, FL; Abbreviation: HRT)
  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 66 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Abbreviation: DHN)
  • PENSACOLA REGIONAL (about 71 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Abbreviation: PNS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Florala:

  • FLORALA MUNI (about 3 miles; FLORALA, AL; Abbreviation: 0J4)
  • ANDALUSIA-OPP (about 21 miles; ANDALUSIA/OPP, AL; Abbreviation: 79J)
  • BOB SIKES (about 22 miles; CRESTVIEW, FL; Abbreviation: CEW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florala:

  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 61 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 66 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 70 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,036)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 70 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 85 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,677)

Schools

Public high school in Florala:

  • FLORALA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 22114 BEGONIA ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Florala:

  • FLORALA CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 22975 SEVENTH AVE.; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Florala:

  • FLORALA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,882; Location: 510 NORTH 4TH STREET; 12,041 books; 345 audio materials; 701 video materials; 44 serial subscriptions)