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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 4,841,164 people in Alabama as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Birmingham1342,741
2Montgomery1218,469
3Mobile1023,706
4Huntsville711,857
5Tuscaloosa443,101
6Selma32,130
7Dothan35,345
8Madison286
9Marion2752
10Florence27,415
11Redstone Arsenal10
12Bessemer10
13Gardendale113
14Midfield116
15Jackson117
16Northport147
17Albertville182
18Hoover1106
19Foley1144
20Daphne1210

Largest Alabama Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbeville2,627
Adamsville4,422
Addison757
Akron252
Alabaster32,269
Albertville21,434
Alexander City14,859
Aliceville3,218
Allgood663
Altoona768
Andalusia9,042
Anderson259
Anniston22,441
Arab8,247
Ardmore1,526
Argo4,145
Ariton772
Arley477
Ashford2,211
Ashland2,231

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

Demographics

People

Total Population4,841,164
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+2,014,965
Age of the Population38.6

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24%
Median Earnings25+$32,368
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,742
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,442

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,828
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$728
Median House Value$128,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.2%
Irish8.8%
English7.7%
German6.8%
Scottish1.8%
Italian1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
African0.9%
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, 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

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