Fort Payne is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,024, it is the 51st largest city in Alabama and the 2422nd largest city in the United States . Fort Payne is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,012 in 2010. Fort Payne reached it's highest population of 14,245 in 2011. Spanning over 57 miles, Fort Payne has a population density of 250 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fort Payne is $53,315 with a poverty rate of 24.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $124,900. The median age in Fort Payne is 38.8 years, 37.2 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.