Phenix City is a city located in Russell County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Russell County. With a 2020 population of 36,617, it is the 12th largest city in Alabama and the 1072nd largest city in the United States . Phenix City is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 11.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,822 in 2010. Phenix City reached it's highest population of 37,067 in 2014. Spanning over 28 miles, Phenix City has a population density of 1,308 people per square mile.
The average household income in Phenix City is $55,685 with a poverty rate of 23.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $833 per month, and the median house value is $129,000. The median age in Phenix City is 34.2 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.