Population of Cities in Alabama (2019)

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.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

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 210,999 people.

Birmingham

Birmingham's rapid growth earned it the nickname Magic City.

210,999

Montgomery

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

197,337

Mobile

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

191,437

Huntsville

Technology, space, and defense industries have set up research centers and other facilities in Huntsville.

199,487

Tuscaloosa

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

103,068

Hoover

Hoover's claim to fame is the Riverchase Galleria, one of the largest shopping centers in the southeastern U.S.

85,767

Dothan

Dothan produces one-quarter of the country's peanuts, earning it the nickname The Peanut Capital of the World.

68,396

Auburn

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

66,535

Decatur

Decatur is the largest city in Morgan County.

54,226

Madison

Madison was one of the sites of a battle during the Civil War.

50,926

Name 2019 Population Location
Birmingham210,999Map
Huntsville199,487Map
Montgomery197,337Map
Mobile191,437Map
Tuscaloosa103,068Map
Hoover85,767Map
Dothan68,396Map
Auburn66,535Map
Decatur54,226Map
Madison50,926Map
Florence39,944Map
Phenix City37,141Map
Prattville36,728Map
Vestavia Hills36,212Map
Gadsden35,276Map
Alabaster33,539Map
Opelika31,027Map
Daphne28,994Map
Enterprise28,405Map
Athens26,638Map
Northport26,062Map
Bessemer25,878Map
Homewood25,190Map
Pelham23,608Map
Trussville22,697Map
Prichard21,894Map
Albertville21,738Map
Anniston21,590Map
Fairhope21,521Map
Oxford20,874Map
Mountain Brook20,356Map
Helena19,981Map
Troy19,107Map
Foley18,795Map
Selma17,711Map
Center Point16,082Map
Cullman16,009Map
Millbrook15,851Map
Hueytown15,162Map
Talladega14,767Map
Alexander City14,716Map
Scottsboro14,647Map
Ozark14,463Map
Hartselle14,417Map
Calera14,371Map
Pell City14,283Map
Muscle Shoals14,254Map
Saraland14,137Map
Fort Payne14,069Map
Gardendale14,041Map
Jasper13,802Map
Moody13,555Map
Chelsea13,241Map
Jacksonville12,462Map
Gulf Shores12,295Map
Sylacauga12,234Map
Irondale12,212Map
Leeds11,988Map
Eufaula11,936Map
Fairfield10,540Map
Pike Road10,307Map
Pleasant Grove9,958Map
Atmore9,923Map
Russellville9,869Map
Bay Minette9,816Map
Boaz9,815Map
Rainbow City9,438Map
Clay9,413Map
Fultondale9,234Map
Valley9,182Map
Spanish Fort9,116Map
Clanton8,936Map
Wetumpka8,927Map
Sheffield8,812Map
Andalusia8,809Map
Southside8,732Map
Guntersville8,605Map
Arab8,472Map
Tuskegee8,401Map
Tuscumbia8,347Map
Greenville7,622Map
Pinson7,378Map
Oneonta6,954Map
Montevallo6,804Map
Demopolis6,767Map
Hamilton6,658Map
Opp6,466Map
Tarrant6,460Map
Lincoln6,422Map
Orange Beach6,374Map
Robertsdale6,281Map
Lanett6,264Map
Satsuma6,247Map
Monroeville5,937Map
Roanoke5,918Map
Chickasaw5,815Map
Attalla5,793Map
Columbiana5,535Map
Smiths Station5,491Map
Brewton5,372Map
Glencoe5,111Map
Daleville5,047Map
Midfield5,033Map
Rainsville5,000Map
Brent4,943Map
Margaret4,882Map
Childersburg4,868Map
Headland4,789Map
Semmes4,752Map
Tallassee4,741Map
Jackson4,694Map
Piedmont4,561Map
Winfield4,429Map
Springville4,419Map
Geneva4,337Map
Argo4,327Map
Fayette4,288Map
Adamsville4,255Map
Hokes Bluff4,229Map
Haleyville4,047Map
Citronelle3,900Map
Elba3,896Map
Odenville3,848Map
Thomasville3,828Map
Priceville3,663Map
Union Springs3,623Map
Centre3,561Map
Evergreen3,519Map
Valley Grande3,483Map
Hanceville3,450Map
Heflin3,414Map
Moulton3,358Map
Livingston3,334Map
Marion3,333Map
Warrior3,189Map
Kimberly3,189Map
Red Bay3,128Map
Dadeville3,086Map
Weaver3,058Map
La Fayette2,923Map
Luverne2,843Map
Clayton2,832Map
New Hope2,812Map
Brighton2,755Map
Centreville2,738Map
Eutaw2,728Map
Loxley2,713Map
Jemison2,634Map
Hartford2,617Map
Indian Springs Village2,595Map
Abbeville2,564Map
Lake View2,484Map
Bayou La Batre2,480Map
East Brewton2,397Map
Moundville2,391Map
Sumiton2,377Map
Riverside2,370Map
Taylor2,360Map
Ashville2,338Map
Midland City2,336Map
Henagar2,333Map
Good Hope2,318Map
Bridgeport2,301Map
Aliceville2,300Map
Greensboro2,299Map
Lineville2,297Map
Uniontown2,289Map
Guin2,260Map
York2,253Map
Trinity2,197Map
Graysville2,146Map
Kinsey2,136Map
Ashford2,131Map
Vincent2,118Map
Thorsby2,088Map
Lipscomb2,073Map
Owens Cross Roads2,062Map
Wilsonville2,014Map
Creola2,009Map
Cowarts2,003Map
Level Plains1,979Map
Cordova1,972Map
Ashland1,959Map
Stevenson1,950Map
Collinsville1,945Map
Brundidge1,936Map
Morris1,936Map
Carbon Hill1,931Map
Florala1,916Map
Slocomb1,914Map
Linden1,913Map
Dora1,904Map
Camden1,901Map
Vernon1,890Map
Samson1,870Map
Sulligent1,858Map
Sylvania1,841Map
Brookwood1,836Map
Crossville1,832Map
Sardis City1,831Map