Population of Cities in Alabama (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
4
100,000 to 1 Million
50
10,000 to 100,000

Alabama has a total population among its cities that surpass 5 million residents. As just 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, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 50 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Alabama is Birmingham, with a population of 212,157 people.

Birmingham

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

212,157

Montgomery

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

200,022

Mobile

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

192,904

Huntsville

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

193,079

Tuscaloosa

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

99,543

Dothan

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

68,468

Auburn

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

63,118

Decatur

Decatur is the largest city in Morgan County.

55,072

Madison

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

47,959

Name 2017 Population
Birmingham212,157
Montgomery200,022
Huntsville193,079
Mobile192,904
Tuscaloosa99,543
Dothan68,468
Auburn63,118
Decatur55,072
Madison47,959
Florence39,959
Phenix City37,132
Gadsden35,837
Prattville35,606
Alabaster32,948
Opelika29,869
Enterprise28,024
Bessemer26,511
Daphne25,913
Athens25,393
Northport25,045
Pelham23,050
Anniston22,112
Albertville21,525
Trussville21,422
Oxford21,120
Fairhope19,421
Troy19,191
Selma18,983
Helena18,673
Foley17,607
Cullman15,496
Talladega15,451
Millbrook15,413
Alexander City14,773
Scottsboro14,677
Ozark14,610
Hartselle14,471
Fort Payne14,099
Jasper14,003
Saraland13,942
Muscle Shoals13,831
Pell City13,794
Gardendale13,783
Calera13,489
Moody12,823
Jacksonville12,657
Sylacauga12,540
Eufaula12,404
Chelsea12,341
Leeds11,940
Gulf Shores11,689
Fairfield10,807
Pleasant Grove10,177
Atmore10,022
Russellville9,815
Boaz9,710
Clay9,587
Rainbow City9,531
Valley9,377
Bay Minette9,312
Fultondale9,084
Sheffield9,025
Andalusia8,968
Clanton8,846
Pike Road8,777
Tuskegee8,722
Guntersville8,437
Tuscumbia8,434
Arab8,340
Spanish Fort8,327
Wetumpka8,219
Greenville7,781
Pinson7,426
Demopolis7,019
Hamilton6,739
Montevallo6,723
Oneonta6,699
Opp6,586
Lincoln6,491
Lanett6,393
Satsuma6,193
Monroeville6,072
Robertsdale5,990
Roanoke5,984
Orange Beach5,981
Attalla5,865
Brewton5,432
Smiths Station5,341
Daleville5,101
Rainsville5,015
Childersburg4,997
Brent4,919
Jackson4,907
Tallassee4,759
Headland4,741
Piedmont4,666
Margaret4,633
Columbiana4,539
Winfield4,531
Fayette4,432
Geneva4,424
Adamsville4,360
Springville4,251
Semmes4,155
Haleyville4,074
Thomasville4,002
Elba3,893
Citronelle3,885
Union Springs3,749
Odenville3,743
Evergreen3,693
Centre3,555
Heflin3,474
Livingston3,454
Marion3,432
Moulton3,343
Hanceville3,288
Warrior3,192
Dadeville3,128
Red Bay3,119
Weaver3,076
Kimberly2,964
Clayton2,904
Luverne2,825
New Hope2,803
Eutaw2,749
Centreville2,708
Hartford2,638
Jemison2,616
Abbeville2,603
Bayou La Batre2,513
Moundville2,436
Sumiton2,407
Uniontown2,388
York2,373
Midland City2,366
Greensboro2,365
Aliceville2,357
Henagar2,339
Bridgeport2,337
Riverside2,316
Lineville2,306
Guin2,305
Ashville2,275
Trinity2,164
Ashford2,149
Vincent2,118
Graysville2,107
Thorsby2,052
Loxley2,017
Cordova2,014
Cowarts1,994
Linden1,988
Wilsonville1,987
Stevenson1,977
Brundidge1,972
Ashland1,971
Carbon Hill1,964
Collinsville1,963
Creola1,961
Slocomb1,956
Florala1,952
Dora1,946
Morris1,933
Camden1,919
Samson1,912
Vernon1,896
Owens Cross Roads1,852
Sylvania1,850
Sulligent1,849
Crossville1,841
Brookwood1,827
Cedar Bluff1,790
Butler1,773
Ragland1,697
Blountsville1,694
Harpersville1,680
Elberta1,679
Gordo1,672
Georgiana1,653
Coaling1,642
Reform1,616
Woodstock1,569
Westover1,542
Mount Vernon1,510
Vance1,501
Grove Hill1,478
Hackleburg1,477
Clio1,470
Newton1,459
Malvern1,437
Flomaton1,408
Webb1,396
Ardmore1,382
Hayden1,338
Goodwater1,324
Brookside1,323
Cleveland1,313
Elmore1,307
Phil Campbell1,273