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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 4,850,771 people in Alabama as per 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Montgomery1017,597
2Birmingham1041,755
3Mobile822,740
4Huntsville611,921
5Tuscaloosa443,847
6Dothan35,442
7Marion2761
8Selma21,795
9Florence27,293
10Gardendale113
11Midfield115
12Alabaster118
13Jackson125
14Northport150
15Albertville183
16Hoover1105
17Madison1125
18Foley1149
19Daphne1242
20Evergreen1392

Largest Alabama Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbeville2,594
Adamsville4,404
Addison725
Akron318
Albertville21,342
Alexander City14,705
Aliceville2,466
Andalusia8,918
Anderson242
Anniston22,097
Argo4,191
Ariton713
Ashford2,209
Ashville2,424
Athens24,735
Attalla5,884
Bay Minette8,990
Benton45
Bessemer26,697
Birmingham212,265

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,850,771
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+2,030,100
Age of the Population38.7

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,981
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,377
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,181

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,115
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$747
Median House Value$132,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.4%
Irish8.6%
English7.3%
German6.6%
Scottish1.8%
Italian1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
African1.1%
Dutch0.8%
Polish0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Russian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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

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