Phenix City, Alabama Population 2019

Phenix City, Alabama's estimated population is 36,435 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Phenix City, Alabama is the 12th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1301.35 people/mi² (502.45 people/km²).

The overall median age is 32.4 years, 31.1 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.48 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Phenix City, Alabama is $39,654, while the mean household income is $54,875.

Phenix City Al Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Phenix City Al was:

  • White: 49.35%
  • Black or African American: 44.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.17%

How Many People Live in Phenix City, Alabama?

36,435
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201836,4353530.98%
201736,082-714-1.94%
201636,796-19-0.05%
201536,815-251-0.68%
201437,0661080.29%
201336,9581,0302.87%
201235,9281,5164.41%
201134,4121,2463.76%
201033,1664,9011.61%
200028,2652,9531.11%
199025,312-1,616-0.62%
198026,9281,6470.63%
197025,281-2,349-0.88%
196027,6304,3251.72%
195023,3057,9544.26%
194015,3511,4891.03%
193013,8628,4309.82%
19205,4328771.78%
19104,5554020.93%
19004,1534531.16%
18903,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,195
Black or African American16,241
Two or More Races1,343
Some Other Race634
Asian329
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander65
American Indian and Alaska Native63

Phenix City Al Population Pyramid 2019

Phenix City Al Median Age

32.4


Total

31.1


Male

34.1


Female

Phenix City Al Adults

There are 27,136 adults, (4,087 of whom are seniors) in Phenix City Al.

Phenix City Al Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Phenix City Al Sex Ratio

Female

19,475

52.82%

Male

17,395

47.18%

Phenix City Al Households and Families

Phenix City Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Phenix City Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.7%35.3%
All49.9%50.1%
Male48.3%51.7%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
Female37.6%62.4%

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6122.4849.9
Non Family5,6101.2842.6
Married5,3623.1664.7
Female3,0383.3137.6
Male6023.5148.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Phenix City Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1334.87%
9th to 12th Grade2,3079.91%
High School Graduate6,87029.52%
Some College6,02025.87%
Associates Degree2,0408.77%
Bachelors Degree3,07913.23%
Graduate Degree1,8227.83%

Phenix City Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,01610,8833,190
Black9,7937,9071,388
Hispanic890475101
Multiple Races317291121
Asian301261105
Other Race272134
Native American505011
Islander2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 38.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,329$37,830$27,756
Less Than High School$19,247$29,821$11,324
High School Grad$26,705$31,916$19,403
Some College$34,140$41,395$29,390
Bachelors Degree$46,643$51,845$37,851
Graduate Degree$47,115$53,826$43,542

$33,329

Average Earnings

$37,830

Average Male

$27,756

Average Female

Phenix City Al Language

Phenix City Al Language by Age

Phenix City Al Language

94.89% of Phenix City Al residents speak only English, while 5.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Phenix City Al Poverty

Phenix City Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,9634,65029.13%
White16,6401,95011.72%
Hispanic1,91877640.46%
Other63433452.68%
Multiple1,31319014.47%
Asian3294513.68%
Native501020.00%

20.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.88%

Male Poverty Rate

22.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phenix City Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phenix City Al is Other, with 52.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phenix City Al is White, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.45%
High School18.57%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.36%
Male Unemployed34.54%
Female Employed12.68%
Male Employed4.73%

Phenix City Al Income

Phenix City Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,654$54,875
Families$46,329$63,953
Married Families$67,192-
Non Families$28,412$38,465

Phenix City Al Marital Status

Phenix City Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Phenix City Al Married by Age and Sex

Phenix City Al Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Phenix City Al Marital Status by Race

Phenix City Al Veterans

3,276

Number of Veterans

2,587

Male Veterans

689

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,540
First Gulf War1,207
Vietnam672
Korea222
World War II37

Phenix City Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,56713.40%
White1,54711.43%
Hispanic10510.32%
Other9224.47%
2 or More7016.39%

Phenix City Al Veterans by Education

8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phenix City Al Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Phenix City Al Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

30.13%

Born in Alabama

96.72%

Native Born

3.28%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.72% of Phenix City Al residents were born in the United States, with 30.13% having been born in Alabama. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.