Alexander City, Alabama Population 2020

14,375

Alexander City is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,375, it is the 46th largest city in Alabama and the 2364th largest city in the United States. Alexander City is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -3.36% 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 342 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alexander City is $50,263 with a poverty rate of 25.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $628 per month, and the median house value is $107,800. The median age in Alexander City is 40.8 years, 39.5 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.8 males.

Alexander City Demographics

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

  • White: 60.90%
  • Black or African American: 33.32%
  • Other race: 3.69%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alexander City, Alabama is 14,375, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,467.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,875.

Alexander City, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,265-116-0.29%
201940,381-116-0.29%
201840,497-116-0.29%
201740,613430.11%
201640,570-41-0.10%
201540,611-276-0.68%
201440,887-141-0.34%
201341,028-16-0.04%
201241,044-353-0.86%
201141,397-79-0.19%
201041,4760.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,90460.90%
Black or African American4,87233.32%
Some Other Race5403.69%
Asian1350.92%
Two or More Races1210.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.34%

Alexander City Population Pyramid 2020

Alexander City Median Age

40.8


Total

39.5


Male

42.6


Female

Alexander City Adults

There are 11,231 adults, (2,888 of whom are seniors) in Alexander City.

Alexander City Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander City Sex Ratio

Female

7,871

53.83%

Male

6,750

46.17%

Alexander City Households and Families

Alexander City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alexander City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female36.2%63.8%
Male33.7%66.3%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0812.3560.5
Married2,4632.8280.8
Non Family2,0551.0555.1
Female1,2513.4636.2
Male3122.7433.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexander City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6726.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,17611.74%
High School Graduate2,96029.56%
Some College2,53225.28%
Associates Degree9389.37%
Bachelors Degree1,12711.25%
Graduate Degree6096.08%

Alexander City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,5845,9231,537
Black2,9522,006146
Hispanic38214134
Other Race2415218
Asian656511
Native American494917
Multiple Races1919

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 34.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,368$35,466$26,742
Less Than High School$23,622$28,600$21,289
High School Grad$25,560$40,064$19,238
Some College$28,712$35,250$26,895
Bachelors Degree$42,969$47,813$42,055
Graduate Degree$62,500$61,797$76,607

$30,368

Average Earnings

$35,466

Average Male

$26,742

Average Female

Alexander City Language

Alexander City Language by Age

Alexander City Language

96.69% of Alexander City residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Alexander City Poverty

Alexander City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,7412,21646.74%
White8,52499211.64%
Hispanic79546658.62%
Other54034463.70%
Native491530.61%
Multiple1211310.74%

25.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.47%

Male Poverty Rate

28.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander City is Other, with 63.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander City is Multiple, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.00%
Some College20.12%
High School13.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.58%
Female Unemployed28.72%
Female Employed9.32%
Male Employed8.35%

Alexander City Income

Alexander City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,007$50,263
Families$51,786$63,240
Married Families$67,736-
Non Families$18,201$23,862

Alexander City Marital Status

Alexander City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander City Married by Age and Sex

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

Alexander City Veterans

1,161

Number of Veterans

1,124

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War288
Vietnam281
World War II109
Korea108
Second Gulf War53

$Alexander City Veterans by Education

5.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander City Employment Status

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander City 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

82.22%

Born in Alabama

96.68%

Native Born

3.32%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.68% of Alexander City residents were born in the United States, with 82.22% having been born in Alabama. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,375-46-0.32%
201914,421-46-0.32%
201814,467-105-0.72%
201714,572-46-0.31%
201614,618-40-0.27%
201514,658-129-0.87%
201414,787-49-0.33%
201314,836720.49%
201214,764-126-0.85%
201114,890-40-0.27%
201014,930-78-0.05%
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%