ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — The latest data from the 2020 Census shows that Coffee County’s population is growing at a faster rate than any other county in the Wiregrass.
From 2010 to 2020, Enterprise accounted for 2,149 more people, an 8.1 percent increase. This was the main reason behind Coffee County’s seven percent growth over the decade.
Realtors say there’s hardly an old cotton or peanut field where you don’t see residential or business construction going up in the City of Progress.
“People up north want to move to Florida, and Florida people want to move from that and move to Alabama,” owner of Parker Reality, Travis Parker said. “I spoke to a lady down in Orlando yesterday, and she wants to move up here to get away from all the craziness down in that area.”
According to the 2020 Census, The City of Progress now has 28,711 residents.