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Cities and Towns

State of Alabama

Alabama, abbreviated "AL", is in the East South Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Montgomery. There were 4,817,678 people in Alabama as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on December 14, 1819.

Please explore the cities and towns of Alabama, below.

Top Alabama College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Birmingham 14 42,329
2 Montgomery 13 18,931
3 Mobile 11 24,405
4 Huntsville 6 11,135
5 Tuscaloosa 4 42,081
6 Selma 3 2,767
7 Dothan 3 5,351
8 Hoover 2 220
9 Madison 2 494
10 Marion 2 817
11 Florence 2 6,934
12 Gardendale 1 25
13 Northport 1 43
14 Foley 1 104
15 Albertville 1 115
16 Daphne 1 339
17 Deatsville 1 473
18 Bessemer 1 500
19 Evergreen 1 549
20 Talladega 1 879

Largest Alabama Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbeville 2,654
Adamsville 4,472
Addison 913
Akron 302
Alabaster 30,978
Albertville 21,363
Alexander City 14,815
Aliceville 3,892
Allgood 607
Altoona 764
Andalusia 9,048
Anderson 322
Anniston 22,749
Arab 8,241
Ardmore 1,511
Argo 4,127
Ariton 720
Arley 453
Ashford 2,273
Ashland 2,494

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People

Total Population 4,817,678
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,010,453
Age of the Population 38.2

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.1%
Median Earnings25+ $32,100
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,944
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,981

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,724
% Above Poverty Level 81.1%
% Below Poverty Level 18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $715
Median House Value $123,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 9.1%

Notable Places

Horseshoe Bend (Battlefield)
11288 Horseshoe Bend Road
Daviston, Alabama 36256-9751
256-234-7111

Little River Canyon (Park)
2141 Gault Avenue North
Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
256-845-9605

Russell Cave (Monument/Memorial)
3729 County Road 98
Bridgeport, Alabama 35740
256-495-2672

Selma To Montgomery (Trail)
1212 W. Montgomery Road
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama 36088
334-727-6390

Tuskegee Airmen (Historic Site)
1616 Chappie James Avenue
Tuskegee , Alabama 36083
334-724-0922

Tuskegee Institute (Historic Site)
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama 36088
334-727-3200

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