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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 4,830,620 people in Alabama as per 2016 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) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Birmingham 14 41,576
2 Montgomery 12 18,376
3 Mobile 10 24,312
4 Huntsville 7 11,434
5 Tuscaloosa 4 42,827
6 Selma 3 2,411
7 Dothan 3 5,428
8 Hoover 2 128
9 Madison 2 396
10 Marion 2 831
11 Florence 2 7,170
12 Gardendale 1 8
13 Northport 1 38
14 Albertville 1 91
15 Foley 1 134
16 Daphne 1 319
17 Deatsville 1 422
18 Bessemer 1 483
19 Evergreen 1 571
20 Talladega 1 989

Largest Alabama Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbeville 2,646
Adamsville 4,454
Addison 682
Akron 293
Alabaster 31,905
Albertville 21,406
Alexander City 14,787
Aliceville 3,727
Allgood 803
Altoona 808
Andalusia 9,058
Anderson 253
Anniston 22,626
Arab 8,282
Ardmore 1,419
Argo 4,146
Ariton 702
Arley 476
Ashford 2,316
Ashland 2,667

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 4,830,620
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,995,472
Age of the Population 38.4

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.5%
Median Earnings25+ $32,056
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,422
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,132

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,341
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $717
Median House Value $125,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.9%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Alabama flag
Alabama State Flag

Alabama seal
Alabama State Seal

Alabama quarter
Alabama State Quarter

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