Population of Cities in Alabama (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
5
100,000 to 1 Million
56
10,000 to 100,000

Alabama has a total population among its cities that surpass 5 million residents. As Alabama is only the 25th largest state in the United States by population, the state doesn’t have any single city that has a population exceeding one million. The largest city in the state is Birmingham, which has a population of over 200,000. In total, the state has four cities with populations exceeding 100,000: Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile and Huntsville. A total of 58 cities in Alabama have populations that fall between 10,000 and 100,000.

There is a total of 460 municipalities across the state, broken up into 291 towns and 169 cities. These municipalities are spread across 67 counties. Municipalities are classified as one of eight classes based on population. Just one city is designated as Class 1, and that is Birmingham. Though its current population falls below the 300,000 resident requirement, the requirement was met when incorporated in 1970. In addition to being one of the largest cities in the state, Montgomery is also Alabama’s state capital. The smallest municipality in the state, McMullen has a population of just 10 people. In terms of land area, Huntsville is the largest city in Alabama and is also ranked 4th in terms of population.

Alabama has 0 cities with more than a million people, 5 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 56 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Alabama is Birmingham , with a population of 211,385 people.

Montgomery

Montgomery was selected as the state's capital in 1846.

198,232

Mobile

Mobile has been named one of the best cities to live in the United Stated by National Geographic.

191,926

Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa is called T-Town by its residents, which stands for Title Town because of its winning college sports teams.

101,893

Auburn

This college town is best known for Auburn University, which was the first college in the state to admit female students.

65,396

Name 2018 Population
Birmingham 211,385
Montgomery198,232
Huntsville 197,351
Mobile191,926
Tuscaloosa101,893
Hoover 85,504
Dothan 68,420
Auburn65,396
Decatur 54,508
Madison 49,937
Florence39,949
Phenix City 37,138
Prattville 36,354
Vestavia Hills 35,704
Gadsden35,463
Alabaster33,342
Opelika30,641
Enterprise 28,278
Daphne27,967
Athens26,223
Bessemer26,089
Northport25,723
Homewood25,331
Pelham23,422
Trussville 22,272
Prichard21,991
Anniston21,764
Albertville21,667
Oxford 20,956
Fairhope20,821
Mountain Brook20,434
Helena 19,545
Troy19,135
Foley18,399
Selma18,135
Center Point16,220
Cullman15,838
Millbrook 15,705
Hueytown15,295
Talladega14,995
Alexander City14,735
Scottsboro14,657
Ozark14,512
Hartselle14,435
Pell City14,120
Muscle Shoals14,113
Fort Payne14,079
Calera 14,077
Saraland14,072
Gardendale13,955
Jasper13,869
Moody13,311
Chelsea12,941
Jacksonville12,527
Sylacauga12,336
Irondale12,261
Gulf Shores12,093
Eufaula12,092
Leeds 11,972
Fairfield10,629
Pleasant Grove10,031
Atmore9,956
Russellville9,851
Pike Road9,797
Boaz 9,780
Bay Minette9,648
Clay9,471
Rainbow City9,469
Valley9,247
Fultondale9,184
Clanton8,906
Sheffield8,883
Andalusia8,862
Spanish Fort8,853
Wetumpka8,691
Southside 8,688
Guntersville8,549
Tuskegee8,508
Arab 8,428
Tuscumbia8,376
Greenville7,675
Pinson7,394
Oneonta6,869
Demopolis6,851
Montevallo6,777
Hamilton6,685
Opp6,506
Lincoln6,445
Tarrant6,396
Lanett6,307
Orange Beach6,243
Satsuma6,229
Robertsdale6,184
Monroeville5,982
Roanoke5,940
Chickasaw5,846
Attalla5,817
Smiths Station5,441
Brewton5,392
Columbiana5,203
Glencoe 5,119
Midfield5,079
Daleville5,065
Rainsville5,005
Brent4,935
Childersburg4,911
Margaret4,799
Headland4,773
Jackson4,765
Tallassee 4,747
Piedmont 4,596
Semmes4,553
Winfield 4,463
Geneva4,366
Springville4,363
Fayette4,336
Adamsville4,290
Argo 4,289
Hokes Bluff4,245
Haleyville 4,056
Elba3,895
Citronelle3,895
Thomasville3,886
Odenville3,813
Union Springs3,665
Evergreen3,577
Valley Grande3,569
Centre3,559
Priceville3,541
Heflin3,434
Hanceville3,396
Livingston3,374
Marion3,366
Moulton3,353
Warrior3,190
Red Bay3,125
Kimberly3,114
Dadeville3,100
Weaver3,064
La Fayette2,938
Clayton2,856
Luverne2,837
New Hope2,809
Brighton2,781
Eutaw2,735
Centreville2,728
Jemison2,628
Hartford2,624
Indian Springs Village2,578
Abbeville2,577
Bayou La Batre2,491
Loxley2,481
Moundville 2,406
Lake View 2,405
East Brewton2,403
Sumiton 2,387
Taylor 2,371
Riverside2,352
Midland City2,346
Henagar2,335
Uniontown2,322
Greensboro2,321
Aliceville2,319
Ashville2,317
Bridgeport2,313
Good Hope2,308
Lineville2,300
York2,293
Guin2,275
Trinity2,186
Kinsey2,153
Ashford2,137
Graysville2,133
Vincent 2,118
Lipscomb2,093
Thorsby2,076
Wilsonville2,005
Cowarts2,000
Creola1,993
Owens Cross Roads1,992
Level Plains1,988
Cordova1,986
Ashland1,963
Stevenson1,959
Collinsville 1,951
Brundidge1,948
Carbon Hill1,942
Linden1,938
Morris1,935
Slocomb1,928
Florala1,928
Dora1,918
Camden1,907
Vernon1,892
Samson1,884
Sulligent1,855
Sylvania1,844
Crossville1,835
Brookwood1,833
Sardis City 1,811