Phenix City, Alabama Population 2024

37,989

Phenix City is a city located in Lee County and Russell County Alabama. Phenix City has a 2024 population of 37,989. It is also the county seat of Russell County.Phenix City is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -2.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,797 in 2020.

The average household income in Phenix City is $65,274 with a poverty rate of 25.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Phenix City is 35.9 years, 32.5 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Phenix City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 48.21%
  • White: 42.31%
  • Two or more races: 5.59%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
28.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,356.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.08% (-808)
The current population of Phenix City, Alabama is 37,989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38,797.

Phenix City, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American18,51748.21%
White16,25242.31%
Two or more races2,1485.59%
Other race8872.31%
Asian4951.29%
Native American640.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander500.13%
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Phenix City Population by Race

Phenix City Population Pyramid 2024

Phenix City Median Age

35.9

Total

32.5

Male

38.7

Female

Phenix City Adults

There are 29,270 adults, (5,160 of whom are seniors) in Phenix City.

Phenix City Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Phenix City Sex Ratio

Female19,60751.04%
Male18,80648.96%

Phenix City Population by Age

Phenix City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,8522.3951.848.2
Non Family6,3111.1640.859.2
Married5,9473.037624
Female2,9973.628.371.7
Male5972.9645.154.9
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Phenix City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Phenix City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Phenix City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 32.71%.

Phenix City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,805

Average Earnings

$47,590

Average Male

$28,764

Average Female

Phenix City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Phenix City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Phenix City Language

93.61% of Phenix City residents speak only English, while 6.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Phenix City Language

Phenix City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black18,3485,71931.17%
White15,1382,34015.46%
Hispanic2,01697048.12%
Multiple2,05269133.67%
Other87948555.18%
Asian4956312.73%
Islander5050100%
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25.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.65%

Male Poverty Rate

27.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phenix City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phenix City is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phenix City is Asian, with 12.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.99%.

Phenix City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.41%
High School26.18%
Some College18.46%
Bachelors or Greater7.86%
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Phenix City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed71.6%
Female Unemployed33.66%
Female Employed12.41%
Male Employed6.57%
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Phenix City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phenix City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Phenix City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Phenix City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Phenix City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Phenix City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Phenix City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,157

Number of Veterans

2,719

Male Veterans

438

Female Veterans

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Phenix City Veterans by War

count

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Phenix City Veterans by Age

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Phenix City Veterans by Race

Phenix City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phenix City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Phenix City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Phenix City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Phenix City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

30.04%

Born in Phenix City

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Phenix City residents were born in the United States, with 30.04% having been born in Alabama. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Phenix City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202937,294-139-0.37%
202837,433-139-0.37%
202737,572-139-0.37%
202637,711-139-0.37%
202537,850-139-0.37%
202437,989-139-0.36%
202338,128-139-0.36%
202238,267-139-0.36%
202138,406-391-1.01%
202038,7972,2826.25%
201936,515570.16%
201836,4583841.06%
201736,074-702-1.91%
201636,776-36-0.1%
201536,812-246-0.66%
201437,0581160.31%
201336,9421,0382.89%
201235,9041,5254.44%
201134,3791,2643.82%
201033,1154,85017.16%
200028,2652,95311.67%
199025,312-1,616-6%
198026,9281,6476.51%
197025,281-2,349-8.5%
196027,6304,32518.56%
195023,3057,95451.81%
194015,3511,48910.74%
193013,8628,430155.19%
19205,43287719.25%
19104,5554029.68%
19004,15345312.24%
18903,700
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Phenix City Population by Year