Phenix City, Alabama Population 2020

36,435

Phenix City, Alabama's estimated population is 36,435 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Phenix City, Alabama is the 12th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1301.35 people/mi² (502.45 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.1 years, 32.7 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

The median income for households in Phenix City, Alabama is $, while the mean household income is $.

Phenix City Al Demographics

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

  • White: 49.37%
  • Black or African American: 43.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Other race: 1.82%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%

How Many People Live in Phenix City, Alabama?

36,435
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201836,4353530.98%
201736,082-714-1.94%
201636,796-19-0.05%
201536,815-251-0.68%
201437,0661080.29%
201336,9581,0302.87%
201235,9281,5164.41%
201134,4121,2463.76%
201033,1664,9011.61%
200028,2652,9531.11%
199025,312-1,616-0.62%
198026,9281,6470.63%
197025,281-2,349-0.88%
196027,6304,3251.72%
195023,3057,9544.26%
194015,3511,4891.03%
193013,8628,4309.82%
19205,4328771.78%
19104,5554020.93%
19004,1534531.16%
18903,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,09149.37%
Black or African American16,01743.71%
Two or More Races1,4273.89%
Some Other Race6671.82%
Asian2640.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native1030.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander720.20%

Phenix City Al Population Pyramid 2020

Phenix City Al Median Age

34.1


Total

32.7


Male

35


Female

Phenix City Al Adults

There are 27,036 adults, (4,257 of whom are seniors) in Phenix City Al.

Phenix City Al Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Phenix City Al Sex Ratio

Female

19,327

52.75%

Male

17,314

47.25%

Phenix City Al Households and Families

Phenix City Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Phenix City Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.9%35.1%
Male50.6%49.4%
All50.5%49.5%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female33%67%

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4622.550.5
Non Family5,6491.2545.3
Married5,4913.1764.9
Female2,8023.4833
Male5203.650.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Phenix City Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2295.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,47510.55%
High School Graduate6,74728.75%
Some College6,09425.97%
Associates Degree2,2939.77%
Bachelors Degree2,82012.02%
Graduate Degree1,8127.72%

Phenix City Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,84010,5102,819
Black9,9778,1111,396
Hispanic1,151652207
Multiple Races472429175
Other Race2217917
Asian17911222
Native American636318
Islander2323

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 multiple races people with a rate of 37.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,733$37,816$27,454
Less Than High School$22,895$30,179$12,328
High School Grad$26,979$30,663$21,910
Some College$32,845$41,232$27,393
Bachelors Degree$51,023$54,220$39,015
Graduate Degree$51,328$56,276$47,461

$32,733

Average Earnings

$37,816

Average Male

$27,454

Average Female

Phenix City Al Language

Phenix City Al Language by Age

Phenix City Al Language

95.10% of Phenix City Al residents speak only English, while 4.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Phenix City Al Poverty

Phenix City Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,6734,68629.90%
White16,3311,93511.85%
Hispanic2,14990742.21%
Other66750575.71%
Multiple1,39132923.65%
Asian26411543.56%
Native632031.75%

22.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.25%

Male Poverty Rate

24.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phenix City Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phenix City Al is Other, with 75.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phenix City Al is White, with 11.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.59%
High School18.74%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater7.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.90%
Female Unemployed31.48%
Female Employed11.06%
Male Employed4.86%

Phenix City Al Income

Phenix City Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,218$54,407
Families$48,552$65,720
Married Families$69,199-
Non Families$27,052$35,023

Phenix City Al Marital Status

Phenix City Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Phenix City Al Married by Age and Sex

Phenix City Al 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 Al Marital Status by Race

Phenix City Al Veterans

3,252

Number of Veterans

2,526

Male Veterans

726

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,577
First Gulf War1,171
Vietnam686
Korea220
World War II18

Phenix City Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,59913.75%
White1,52711.35%
Hispanic16914.56%
2 or More9914.80%
Other196.79%
Asian83.81%

Phenix City Al Veterans by Education

10.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phenix City Al Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Phenix City Al Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.83%

Born in Alabama

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Phenix City Al residents were born in the United States, with 32.83% having been born in Alabama. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.