Alexander City, Alabama Population 2024

14,506

Alexander City is a city located in Tallapoosa County Alabama. Alexander City has a 2024 population of 14,506. Alexander City is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -2.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,822 in 2020.

The average household income in Alexander City is $61,187 with a poverty rate of 21.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alexander City is 41.2 years, 42.2 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Alexander City Demographics

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

  • White: 59.68%
  • Black or African American: 33.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Other race: 2.45%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
42.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
345.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.13% (-316)
The current population of Alexander City, Alabama is 14,506 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,822.

Alexander City, Alabama Population 2024

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Alexander City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,82559.68%
Black or African American4,89333.09%
Two or more races5813.93%
Other race3632.45%
Asian1070.72%
Native American190.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alexander City Population by Race

Alexander City Population Pyramid 2024

Alexander City Median Age

41.2

Total

42.2

Male

39.9

Female

Alexander City Adults

There are 11,244 adults, (3,171 of whom are seniors) in Alexander City.

Alexander City Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander City Sex Ratio

Female7,50350.74%
Male7,28549.26%

Alexander City Population by Age

Alexander City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,9782.3964.935.1
Non Family2,3291.2249.650.4
Married2,1732.9288.511.5
Female1,0783.5842.957.1
Male3983.1885.414.6
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alexander City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alexander City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexander City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Alexander City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,919

Average Earnings

$40,758

Average Male

$30,875

Average Female

Alexander City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexander City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alexander City Language

93.73% of Alexander City residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.

Alexander City Language

Alexander City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,6141,70737%
White8,4817989.41%
Hispanic84343851.96%
Multiple58140870.22%
Other36310930.03%
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21.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.72%

Male Poverty Rate

25.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander City is Multiple, with 70.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander City is White, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.

Alexander City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.83%
Less Than 9th Grade20.8%
High School17.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.9%
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Alexander City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.23%
Male Unemployed31.91%
Female Employed13.43%
Male Employed2.37%
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Alexander City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexander City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alexander City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alexander City 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 55-64.

Alexander City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alexander City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

945

Number of Veterans

921

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Alexander City Veterans by War

count

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Alexander City Veterans by Age

count

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Alexander City Veterans by Race

Alexander City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alexander City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alexander City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.12%

Born in Alexander City

96.95%

Native Born

3.05%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.95% of Alexander City residents were born in the United States, with 82.12% having been born in Alabama. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alexander City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,181-65-0.46%
202814,246-65-0.45%
202714,311-65-0.45%
202614,376-65-0.45%
202514,441-65-0.45%
202414,506-65-0.45%
202314,571-65-0.44%
202214,636-65-0.44%
202114,701-121-0.82%
202014,8225383.77%
201914,284-154-1.07%
201814,438-97-0.67%
201714,535-67-0.46%
201614,602-40-0.27%
201514,642-134-0.91%
201414,776-53-0.36%
201314,829680.46%
201214,761-133-0.89%
201114,894-31-0.21%
201014,925-83-0.55%
200015,008910.61%
199014,9171,1108.04%
198013,8071,44911.73%
197012,358-782-5.95%
196013,1406,710104.35%
19506,430-210-3.16%
19406,6402,12146.94%
19304,519
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Alexander City Population by Year