Phenix City, Alabama Population 2022

40,014
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Phenix City is a city located in Russell County Alabama. Phenix City has a 2020 population of 40,014. It is also the county seat of Russell County. Phenix City is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,816 in 2010.

The average household income in Phenix City is $55,685 with a poverty rate of 24.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $822 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Phenix City is 34.2 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Phenix City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.89%
  • White: 45.34%
  • Other race: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Phenix City, Alabama is 40,014 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38,816.

Phenix City, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,53245.34%
Black or African American17,09546.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.16%
Asian5061.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.08%
Some Other Race1,2623.46%
Two or More Races9792.69%
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Phenix City Population by Race

Phenix City Population Pyramid 2022

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Phenix City Median Age

35.6


Total

32.8


Male

38.1


Female

Phenix City Adults

There are 27,376 adults, (4,516 of whom are seniors) in Phenix City.

Phenix City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Phenix City Sex Ratio

Female

18,875

51.77%

Male

17,586

48.23%

Phenix City Population by Age

Phenix City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Phenix City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
All50.8%49.2%
Male50.2%49.8%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Female28.4%71.6%

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phenix City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3292.3450.8
Married5,3882.9771.6
Male8073.3250.2
Female2,8533.4428.4
Non Family6,2811.1843.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Phenix City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8703.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,3729.87%
High School Graduate6,52927.17%
Some College6,02725.08%
Associates Degree2,89312.04%
Bachelors Degree3,37114.03%
Graduate Degree1,9678.19%
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Phenix City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Phenix City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races451431177
White11,24810,2382,957
Hispanic928537242
Native American575712
Black10,9819,1941,886
Asian48339075
Other Race42112727

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 2+ races people with a rate of 39.25%.

Phenix City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,002$42,466$25,062
Less Than 9th Grade$19,672$31,324$18,183
High School Graduate$27,006$33,802$18,129
Some College$29,407$42,875$22,917
Bachelors Degree$52,569$56,985$41,039
Graduate Degree$54,932$57,480$44,632

$34,002

Average Earnings

$42,466

Average Male

$25,062

Average Female

Phenix City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Phenix City Language by Age

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Phenix City Language

94.03% of Phenix City residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Phenix City Language

Phenix City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander3030100.00%
Hispanic1,79698454.79%
Black16,7295,18731.01%
Native571729.82%
Asian50610019.76%
White15,5062,29114.77%
Other851NaN%
Multiple81513316.32%

24.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.10%

Male Poverty Rate

27.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phenix City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phenix City is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phenix City is Multiple, with 16.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.22%.

Phenix City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.67%
High School25.79%
Some College16.44%
Bachelors or Greater8.14%

Phenix City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.76%
Male Unemployed55.64%
Female Employed12.16%
Female Unemployed38.29%

Phenix City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phenix City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,842$58,442
Families$53,923$68,375
Married Families$73,017-
Non Families$25,900$43,204
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Income by Household Type

Phenix City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Phenix City Married by Age and Sex

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Phenix City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Phenix City Marital Status by Race

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Phenix City Marital Status

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3,244

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,484
First Gulf War1,164
Vietnam806
Korea120
World War II24

Phenix City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34312
35 to 541,344
55 to 64754
65 to 74488
75+346

Phenix City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,31910.63%
Black1,55012.39%
Asian24550.41%
Other Race315.21%
2+ Races9916.45%
Hispanic1019.60%

Phenix City Veterans by Race

Phenix City Veterans by Education

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12.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phenix City Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Phenix City Employment by Age

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Phenix City Employment by Race

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Phenix City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.56%

Born in Phenix City

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

2.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.02% of Phenix City residents were born in the United States, with 32.56% having been born in Alabama. 1.69% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,7000.00%
19004,1534531.16%
19104,5554020.93%
19205,4328771.78%
193013,8628,4309.82%
194015,3511,4891.03%
195023,3057,9544.26%
196027,6304,3251.72%
197025,281-2,349-0.88%
198026,9281,6470.63%
199025,312-1,616-0.62%
200028,2652,9531.11%
201032,8224,5571.51%
201133,4215991.82%
201234,0205991.79%
201334,6195991.76%
201435,2185991.73%
201535,8175991.70%
201636,4165991.67%
201737,0155991.64%
201837,6145991.62%
201938,2135991.59%
202038,8166031.58%
202139,4155991.54%
202240,0145991.52%

Phenix City Population by Year