Helena is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 20,633, it is the 32nd largest city in Alabama and the 1806th largest city in the United States . Helena is currently growing at a rate of 1.75% annually and its population has increased by 22.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,793 in 2010. Helena reached it's highest population of 20,633 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Helena has a population density of 1,013 people per square mile.
The average household income in Helena is $96,236 with a poverty rate of 3.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,341 per month, and the median house value is $195,100. The median age in Helena is 39.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 39 years for females.