10 Largest Cities in Alabama

The largest city in Alabama is Birmingham with a population of 208,940. Loachapoka is the fastest growing city in Alabama over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Birmingham208,940211,743-1.32%552
2Huntsville202,910180,96012.13%365
3Montgomery197,282205,593-4.04%476
4Mobile186,804194,577-3.99%517
5Tuscaloosa103,36990,55014.16%645
6Hoover85,74080,7516.18%691
7Dothan68,25965,9503.50%294
8Auburn68,13853,80226.65%438
9Decatur53,60255,812-3.96%382
10Madison52,54443,55220.65%669
11Florence40,57239,5252.65%592
12Prattville36,08234,1425.68%411
13Phenix City35,00733,1665.55%483
14Gadsden34,85736,880-5.49%361
15Vestavia Hills34,41133,8531.65%669
16Alabaster33,81831,1868.44%517
17Opelika31,45526,46918.84%206
18Enterprise28,97926,7708.25%365
19Daphne27,37821,83225.40%615
20Athens27,10322,00323.18%263
21Bessemer26,34827,649-4.71%251
22Northport26,02923,9278.79%595
23Homewood25,14125,157-0.06%1,164
24Pelham24,33421,55312.90%242
25Fairhope23,54716,34544.06%650
26Trussville22,89820,09213.97%257
27Albertville21,65221,2242.02%312
28Anniston21,22323,048-7.92%179
29Oxford21,11721,406-1.35%257
30Prichard20,99322,571-6.99%320
31Helena20,34517,00619.63%386
32Mountain Brook20,12820,425-1.45%606
33Foley20,07615,42230.18%239
34Troy18,93018,2213.89%258
35Tillmans Corner17,81417,3982.39%530
36Selma16,96420,784-18.38%474
37Cullman16,08415,0946.56%284
38Center Point15,96016,917-5.66%996
39Saraland15,73913,77414.27%190
40Millbrook15,69314,6956.79%432
41Hueytown15,14816,121-6.04%297
42Calera15,09211,73528.61%241
43Talladega14,97116,043-6.68%227
44Muscle Shoals14,65513,19911.03%342
45Chelsea14,54710,63836.75%243
46Hartselle14,41914,2930.88%339
47Alexander City14,37514,930-3.72%132
48Scottsboro14,30514,773-3.17%109
49Ozark14,19714,921-4.85%161
50Gardendale14,11913,9031.55%238
51Fort Payne14,04114,105-0.45%96
52Pell City13,94412,7299.55%216
53Moody13,47911,77714.45%212
54Jasper13,15614,385-8.54%175
55Gulf Shores13,10910,87620.53%180
56Irondale12,66512,3422.62%282
57Jacksonville12,42313,173-5.69%440
58Leeds12,21711,7963.57%210
59Sylacauga11,93412,827-6.96%228
60Eufaula11,31413,065-13.40%73
61Saks10,76310,7440.18%341
62Pike Road10,7615,47396.62%127
63Fairfield10,45011,096-5.82%1,163
64Pleasant Grove9,98310,105-1.21%390
65Spanish Fort9,8076,93041.52%125
66Boaz9,6789,4682.22%257
67Rainbow City9,5979,622-0.26%146
68Russellville9,5969,846-2.54%276
69Clay9,5869,684-1.01%369
70Bay Minette9,4918,27214.74%212
71Meadowbrook9,3878,7697.05%844
72Fultondale9,3718,37811.85%297
73Forestdale9,27310,162-8.75%531
74Valley9,1589,464-3.23%276
75Southside9,0218,4386.91%184
76Clanton8,7968,6401.81%149
77Sheffield8,7949,040-2.72%488
78Guntersville8,5848,2044.63%129
79Andalusia8,5439,026-5.35%168
80Tuscumbia8,3918,594-2.36%351
81Arab8,3838,0943.57%243
82Atmore8,35210,196-18.09%148
83Wetumpka8,2426,88219.76%291
84Tuskegee8,2179,839-16.49%197
85Greenville7,4218,122-8.63%134
86Robertsdale7,1345,81322.72%406
87Brook Highland7,1166,7465.48%979
88Pinson7,0657,119-0.76%256
89Lincoln6,8806,25110.06%106
90Moores Mill6,8155,68219.94%193
91Montevallo6,7346,3226.52%203
92Oneonta6,6616,5831.18%163
93Meridianville6,6096,0219.77%164
94Demopolis6,5947,448-11.47%144
95Theodore6,4836,1305.76%313
96Hamilton6,4146,892-6.94%65
97Orange Beach6,3245,45215.99%166
98Opp6,2956,663-5.52%103
99Lanett6,1826,461-4.32%382
100Satsuma6,1396,145-0.10%323
101Tarrant6,0486,380-5.20%366
102Grayson Valley5,9865,7364.36%1,180
103Roanoke5,9776,089-1.84%123
104Attalla5,7816,044-4.35%320
105Harvest5,7005,2817.93%178
106Monroeville5,6726,496-12.68%164
107Semmes5,6564,16835.70%179
108Chickasaw5,6196,081-7.60%516
109Smiths Station5,5254,91812.34%308
110Highland Lakes5,5003,92640.09%565
111Margaret5,2244,43717.74%205
112Glencoe5,1645,1610.06%118
113Brewton5,1535,408-4.72%177
114Fort Rucker5,1344,63610.74%182
115Daleville5,0805,295-4.06%139
116Rainsville5,0704,9532.36%95
117Midfield4,9715,364-7.33%723
118Childersburg4,7845,161-7.30%150
119Headland4,7684,5275.32%61
120Columbiana4,7604,17514.01%106
121Brent4,6684,940-5.51%205
122Jackson4,6145,211-11.46%114
123Pine Level4,5744,1839.35%71
124Tallassee4,5494,750-4.23%159
125Piedmont4,5214,871-7.19%178
126Winfield4,4034,688-6.08%96
127Argo4,3604,0816.84%157
128Springville4,3214,0726.11%188
129Geneva4,2854,452-3.75%104
130Adamsville4,2634,510-5.48%65
131Fayette4,2534,615-7.84%192
132Hokes Bluff4,2464,284-0.89%137
133Redland4,2423,73613.54%68
134Holt4,1593,63814.32%508
135Holtville4,1334,0960.90%74
136Grand Bay4,0903,67211.38%182
137Mount Olive4,0214,079-1.42%168
138Alexandria4,0003,9172.12%139
139Priceville3,9812,68548.27%264
140Haleyville3,8664,161-7.09%178
141Elba3,8543,947-2.36%97
142Citronelle3,8533,908-1.41%58
143Odenville3,8343,6245.79%104
144Thomasville3,8234,193-8.82%169
145Kimberly3,6162,72532.70%233
146Evergreen3,5543,951-10.05%69
147Valley Grande3,5514,033-11.95%41
148Hanceville3,5343,17511.31%303
149Centre3,4963,4900.17%120
150Cottondale3,469387
151Hazel Green3,4523,630-4.90%133
152Ladonia3,4443,1429.61%424
153Heflin3,4323,493-1.75%82
154West End-Cobb Town3,3463,465-3.43%314
155Livingston3,3423,449-3.10%181
156Loxley3,2141,63596.57%39
157Emerald Mountain3,2002,56124.95%77
158Underwood-Petersville3,1963,247-1.57%213
159Warrior3,1853,1730.38%126
160Moulton3,1683,468-8.65%204
161Union Springs3,1593,848-17.91%184
162Marion3,1463,675-14.39%115
163Dadeville3,0553,214-4.95%74
164Weaver3,0473,048-0.03%338
165Red Bay3,0353,161-3.99%120
166La Fayette2,9322,997-2.17%128
167New Hope2,9272,8134.05%131
168Clayton2,8022,996-6.48%160
169Brighton2,7372,941-6.94%747
170Luverne2,7132,789-2.72%67
171Jemison2,6942,6172.94%92
172Centreville2,6212,770-5.38%107
173Indian Springs Village2,6132,5163.86%261
174Lake View2,5882,00429.14%475
175Hartford2,5742,625-1.94%159
176Abbeville2,5492,684-5.03%63
177Eutaw2,5402,916-12.89%82
178Point Clear2,4822,12516.80%200
179Bayou La Batre2,4732,596-4.74%127
180Moundville2,4582,4211.53%206
181Trinity2,4412,3603.43%191
182Choccolocco2,3962,804-14.55%79
183Taylor2,3912,3501.74%128
184Carlisle-Rockledge2,3912,13711.89%57
185Good Hope2,3842,2655.25%116
186Smoke Rise2,3601,82529.32%157
187Henagar2,3592,3480.47%41
188Ashville2,3592,2176.41%47
189Midland City2,3582,1987.28%150
190East Brewton2,3562,479-4.96%267
191Whitesboro2,3522,13810.01%52
192Riverside2,3342,2135.47%104
193Sumiton2,3102,513-8.08%171
194Aliceville2,2852,480-7.86%193
195Bridgeport2,2812,418-5.67%203
196Huguley2,2732,540-10.51%106
197Greensboro2,2632,491-9.15%368
198Lineville2,2412,415-7.20%90
199Guin2,2312,378-6.18%58
200Kinsey2,1982,210-0.54%70
201Morris2,1751,92313.10%273
202Vincent2,1662,0853.88%41
203York2,1652,540-14.76%122
204Owens Cross Roads2,1631,55239.37%101
205Ashford2,1502,1400.47%134
206Uniontown2,1262,694-21.08%54
207Lipscomb2,1252,208-3.76%699
208Thorsby2,0952,0034.59%139
209Cowarts2,0941,90110.15%109
210Graysville2,0842,187-4.71%47
211Selmont-West Selmont2,0402,671-23.62%240
212Creola2,0391,9176.36%55
213Wilsonville2,0241,9125.86%74
214Level Plains2,0222,074-2.51%255
215Collinsville1,9721,984-0.60%194
216Stevenson1,9352,035-4.91%97
217Brundidge1,9192,076-7.56%76
218Sylvania1,8971,8671.61%83
219Ashland1,8942,032-6.79%100
220Westover1,8911,31044.35%38
221Slocomb1,8891,979-4.55%77
222Cordova1,8802,093-10.18%124
223Carbon Hill1,8742,023-7.37%132
224Florala1,8641,983-6.00%68
225Linden1,8622,112-11.84%201
226Dora1,8512,026-8.64%95
227Samson1,8491,939-4.64%197
228Crossville1,8491,862-0.70%85
229Brookwood1,8451,8280.93%85
230Sardis City1,8411,7097.72%90
231Vernon1,8311,990-7.99%120
232Sulligent1,8231,917-4.90%90
233Cedar Bluff1,8211,835-0.76%144
234Summerdale1,807900100.78%69
235Lookout Mountain1,8051,62111.35%46
236Vance1,7911,51318.37%68
237Elberta1,7771,51317.45%98
238Camden1,7512,001-12.49%162
239Harpersville1,7391,6555.08%32
240Ragland1,7031,6383.97%39
241Butler1,6951,913-11.40%97
242Concord1,6901,837-8.00%194
243Blountsville1,6611,685-1.42%118
244Woodstock1,6461,42915.19%90
245Coaling1,6421,657-0.91%126
246Rehobeth1,6401,28827.33%85
247Stewartville1,6271,767-7.92%26
248Gordo1,6081,750-8.11%191
249Blue Ridge1,6021,34119.46%80
250Coats Bend1,6001,39414.78%72
251Georgiana1,5921,738-8.40%99
252Marbury1,5731,41810.93%26
253Reform1,5421,697-9.13%74
254Sylvan Springs1,4791,541-4.02%66
255Mount Vernon1,4751,572-6.17%104
256Axis1,47375794.58%146
257Ardmore1,4681,20222.13%278
258Ballplay1,4581,580-7.72%24
259Newton1,4541,514-3.96%39
260Hackleburg1,4501,515-4.29%37
261Webb1,4481,4231.76%50
262Elmore1,4471,4440.21%89
263Malvern1,4321,447-1.04%39
264Fayetteville1,4321,28411.53%32
265Redstone Arsenal1,4141,946-27.34%71
266Grove Hill1,4051,569-10.45%71
267Shoal Creek1,3981,400-0.14%108
268Coosada1,3711,22212.19%77
269Rock Creek1,3691,456-5.98%175
270Flomaton1,3661,441-5.20%104
271Hayden1,3601,3272.49%131
272Munford1,3571,389-2.30%205
273Lillian1,330269
274Brookside1,3231,362-2.86%80
275Dauphin Island1,3201,2356.88%81
276Cleveland1,3131,3040.69%65
277Shelby1,3051,04425.00%27
278Goodwater1,2951,478-12.38%77
279Rogersville1,2611,2540.56%161
280New Brockton1,2401,1488.01%60
281Falkville1,2401,280-3.13%127
282Tidmore Bend1,2371,245-0.64%50
283West Blocton1,2351,287-4.04%99
284Phil Campbell1,2291,1496.96%117
285Cottonwood1,2271,284-4.44%82
286Locust Fork1,2141,1862.36%121
287New Market1,2051,597-24.55%27
288Stapleton1,19642
289Deatsville1,1891,1661.97%95
290Chatom1,1881,290-7.91%43
291Silverhill1,18771466.25%365
292Ohatchee1,1551,1540.09%76
293Frisco City1,1381,304-12.73%109
294Fort Deposit1,1271,346-16.27%77
295New Union1,09195514.24%35
296Berry1,0901,142-4.55%39
297Steele1,0771,0443.16%62
298Minor1,0741,094-1.83%592
299Bear Creek1,0341,071-3.45%29
300Eclectic1,0331,0023.09%97
301Town Creek1,0321,100-6.18%149
302Fyffe1,0321,0181.38%90
303Leesburg1,0181,0120.59%63
304Vandiver1,0161,135-10.48%19
305Double Springs1,0141,081-6.20%77
306Bon Secour1,01190
307Cherokee9941,049-5.24%173
308Brantleyville98788411.65%174
309Littleville9851,012-2.67%76
310Mignon9741,284-24.14%188
311Powell9739551.88%76
312Millport9711,043-6.90%68
313Hollywood960997-3.71%42
314Calvert957277245.49%158
315Coker955971-1.65%189
316Killen950995-4.52%181
317Carrollton9491,019-6.87%178
318Camp Hill9431,010-6.63%40
319Parrish921989-6.88%170
320Grant9198972.45%192
321Dunnavant914981-6.83%20
322Altoona912937-2.67%81
323Geraldine8998990.00%89
324Hollins89254563.67%29
325Ivalee8868790.80%46
326Mosses8751,029-14.97%71
327Sterrett86671221.63%15
328Brilliant864901-4.11%31
329Autaugaville855884-3.28%42
330Pine Hill851963-11.63%86
331Snead8468410.59%59
332Magnolia Springs84072416.02%361
333Clio8281,387-40.30%32
334Jacksons' Gap8248200.49%37
335Holly Pond8237983.13%72
336Skyline812846-4.02%79
337Notasulga808967-16.44%23
338Gurley808832-2.88%88
339Mulga806835-3.47%485
340Wedowee801822-2.55%89
341Douglas7807454.70%88
342Hayneville778932-16.52%161
343Egypt774932-16.95%33
344South Vinemont7727473.35%342
345Susan Moore7717621.18%57
346Somerville7717670.52%97
347White Plains770811-5.06%23
348Bristow Cove76968312.59%27
349Brantley766805-4.84%95
350New Site764770-0.78%30
351Wadley7627511.46%202
352Hobson City761772-1.42%281
353Perdido75126
354White Hall744870-14.48%19
355Gallant743855-13.10%20
356Edgewater743883-15.86%237
357Columbia739741-0.27%73
358Section736769-4.29%62
359Ariton735763-3.67%56
360Woodville712745-4.43%42
361Addison712751-5.19%73
362Ider711723-1.66%51
363Stockton70929
364Leighton709730-2.88%127
365Maplesville7087080.00%84
366Lexington706735-3.95%84
367Oakman705785-10.19%88
368St. Florian69540272.89%71
369Pisgah692721-4.02%56
370Walnut Grove691696-0.72%53
371Joppa690137
372Leroy685911-24.81%22
373Wilton6816810.00%275
374Perdido Beach66556218.33%217
375Triana63751224.41%201
376Lynn634656-3.35%23
377McDonald Chapel633717-11.72%228
378Baileyton6286142.28%46
379Excel627717-12.55%147
380Trafford624645-3.26%99
381Allgood6246220.32%232
382Pinckard621648-4.17%45
383Reece City620652-4.91%67
384Dodge City6115913.38%69
385North Courtland607632-3.96%354
386West Point6065833.95%69
387Babbie592604-1.99%20
388Hollis Crossroads591608-2.80%18
389Courtland582617-5.67%76
390Clayhatchee580597-2.85%82
391Sand Rock5795790.00%54
392Forkland572641-10.76%63
393Pickensville571604-5.46%29
394Hurtsboro5645522.17%211
395Kinston5555402.78%44
396Valley Head544557-2.33%61
397Grimes540559-3.40%167
398Castleberry537594-9.60%121
399Belle Fontaine532608-12.50%132
400Our Town519641-19.03%17
401River Falls515527-2.28%29
402Oak Grove512527-2.85%111
403Newville512538-4.83%49
404Hillsboro508547-7.13%104
405Eva501515-2.72%47
406Garden City5004921.63%64
407Millry499547-8.78%26
408Avon497505-1.58%74
409Elkmont49642815.89%117
410Nances Creek49440721.38%33
411Lockhart493517-4.64%175
412McKenzie487530-8.11%50
413Rock Mills486600-19.00%30
414Hammondville486488-0.41%38
415Glen Allen485506-4.15%29
416Lisman473538-12.08%71
417Red Level467487-4.11%94
418Fairview4654483.79%66
419Hissop461658-29.94%10
420Rutledge459469-2.13%30
421Midway445497-10.46%52
422Rockford444478-7.11%52
423Louisville440516-14.73%62
424Kennedy425445-4.49%53
425West Jefferson420437-3.89%90
426Highland Lake4194141.21%99
427Silas416451-7.76%31
428Ranburne4094070.49%100
429Sipsey404435-7.13%325
430Pleasant Groves403419-3.82%43
431St. Stephens394495-20.40%15
432Shorter391462-15.37%33
433Twin383397-3.53%44
434Bellamy380543-30.02%39
435Thomaston376420-10.48%72
436Mentone3703612.49%31
437Maytown365385-5.19%53
438Malcolm35818791.44%59
439Vina354358-1.12%28
440Hytop342353-3.12%38
441Arley340358-5.03%35
442Nectar338340-0.59%72
443Napier Field338355-4.79%510
444Hackneyville337347-2.88%15
445Akron330355-7.04%186
446Rosa3223161.90%33
447Gulfcrest32116199.38%82
448Coffeeville321351-8.55%27
449Dozier320330-3.03%42
450Gordon318329-3.34%42
451Epes318368-13.59%19
452Mount Olive315371-15.09%15
453Uriah3072944.42%74
454Reeltown306766-60.05%16
455Weogufka3012826.74%14
456Dutton301314-4.14%135
457Madrid2912910.00%64
458Carolina291297-2.02%101
459Fruithurst2872802.50%111
460Boligee287326-11.96%28
461Cuba286340-15.88%27
462Pine Ridge2852821.06%85
463Shiloh2842743.65%64
464Vredenburgh280311-9.97%72
465Hodges279286-2.45%26
466Colony2772683.36%47
467Gordonville274325-15.69%19
468Beatrice273301-9.30%78
469Anderson273281-2.85%82
470Waldo270279-3.23%37
471Ren262282-7.09%106
472County Line2622581.55%105
473Langston260270-3.70%20
474Sanford2582570.39%24
475Ray257443-41.99%12
476Morrison Crossroads25319
477Heath251256-1.95%109
478Fulton250271-7.75%39
479Goshen249266-6.39%38
480Vinegar Bend24719228.65%10
481Bakerhill240278-13.67%34
482Eunola239243-1.65%51
483Sweet Water235266-11.65%39
484Coffee Springs227228-0.44%112
485Fruitdale22418521.08%19
486Detroit221236-6.36%64
487Fredonia22019910.55%7
488Horn Hill219228-3.95%33
489Delta21919711.17%11
490Abanda21819213.54%28
491McIntosh216236-8.47%84
492Daviston211213-0.94%9
493Gantt210219-4.11%125
494Black2092070.97%26
495Union208236-11.86%98
496Kansas207225-8.00%79
497Pennington205221-7.24%40
498Nauvoo205217-5.53%80
499Belk205215-4.65%57
500Loachapoka20418013.33%69

Top 500 Cities in Alabama by Population

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.

Map of Cities in Alabama

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates