Alexander City, Alabama Population 2021

14,047
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Alexander City is a city located in Tallapoosa County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,047, it is the 50th largest city in Alabama and the 2418th largest city in the United States . Alexander City is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -5.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,875 in 2010. Alexander City reached it's highest population of 15,008 in 2000. Spanning over 42 miles, Alexander City has a population density of 334 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alexander City is $56,550 with a poverty rate of 20.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $101,700. The median age in Alexander City is 40.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Alexander City Demographics

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

  • White: 63.83%
  • Black or African American: 32.21%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alexander City, Alabama is 14,047 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,452.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,875.

Alexander City, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202150,734-148-0.29%
202050,882-148-0.29%
201951,030-148-0.29%
201851,178-159-0.31%
201751,337-68-0.13%
201651,405-134-0.26%
201551,539-382-0.74%
201451,921-361-0.70%
201352,282-112-0.21%
201252,394-494-0.94%
201152,888-368-0.70%
201053,2560.00%

Alexander City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,26063.83%
Black or African American4,67332.21%
Some Other Race2791.92%
Two or More Races1320.91%
Asian1140.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.34%
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Alexander City Population by Race

Alexander City Population Pyramid $2021

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Alexander City Median Age

40.2


Total

39.6


Male

41.1


Female

Alexander City Adults

There are 11,013 adults, (2,675 of whom are seniors) in Alexander City.

Alexander City Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander City Sex Ratio

Female

7,834

54.00%

Male

6,674

46.00%

Alexander City Population by Age

Alexander City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alexander City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All64.4%35.6%
Male52%48%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female41.4%58.6%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexander City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7102.4864.4
Married2,4572.9385.8
Non Family1,8381.0751.4
Female1,0133.7241.4
Male4023.0752

3.11

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Alexander City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6046.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,15511.65%
High School Graduate3,05530.81%
Some College2,44224.63%
Associates Degree8578.64%
Bachelors Degree1,09711.06%
Graduate Degree7067.12%
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Alexander City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexander City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6645,8481,474
Black2,7801,985244
Hispanic31418136
Other Race1535017
2+ Races665112
Asian666625
Native American505019

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 native american people with a rate of 38.00%.

Alexander City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,601$38,019$28,725
Less Than 9th Grade$25,130$29,208$22,599
High School Graduate$32,061$38,773$20,992
Some College$29,391$37,222$26,968
Bachelors Degree$46,791$48,317$45,282
Graduate Degree$69,792$85,842$68,500

$33,601

Average Earnings

$38,019

Average Male

$28,725

Average Female

Alexander City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexander City Language by Age

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Alexander City Language

95.39% of Alexander City residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Alexander City Language

Alexander City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,5171,99644.19%
White8,7288139.31%
Hispanic68214220.82%
Other2796724.01%
Multiple1323123.48%
Native501326.00%

20.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.19%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander City is Black, with 44.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander City is White, with 9.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.48%.

Alexander City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.39%
Some College18.60%
High School14.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.28%

Alexander City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.89%
Female Employed8.66%
Male Unemployed6.76%
Male Employed5.68%

Alexander City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexander City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,328$56,550
Families$60,955$71,163
Married Families$71,863-
Non Families$18,859$24,779
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Income by Household Type

Alexander City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander City Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Alexander City Marital Status by Race

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Alexander City Marital Status

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1,065

Number of Veterans

1,044

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam303
First Gulf War200
Korea135
Second Gulf War55
World War II42

Alexander City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+433
35 to 54251
55 to 64216
65 to 74149
18 to 3416

Alexander City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White81211.00%
Black2437.53%
2+ Races108.55%

Alexander City Veterans by Race

Alexander City Veterans by Education

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5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander City Veterans by Education

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51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander City Employment by Age

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Alexander City Employment by Race

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Alexander City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.61%

Born in Alexander City

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Alexander City residents were born in the United States, with 82.61% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,047-135-0.95%
202014,182-135-0.94%
201914,317-135-0.93%
201814,452-98-0.67%
201714,550-61-0.42%
201614,611-36-0.25%
201514,647-134-0.91%
201414,781-54-0.36%
201314,835680.46%
201214,767-130-0.87%
201114,897-32-0.21%
201014,929-79-0.05%
200015,008910.06%
199014,9171,1100.78%
198013,8071,4491.11%
197012,358-782-0.61%
196013,1406,7107.41%
19506,430-210-0.32%
19406,6402,1213.92%
19304,5190.00%

Alexander City Population by Year