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Alexander City, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Alexander City had a population of 14,364 as of July 1, 2017. Alexander City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alexander City is located at latitude 32.9272 and longitude -85.9371 in Tallapoosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alexander City (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Tallapoosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of Alexander City (GNIS ID: 2403077) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Alexander City is located within Alexander City Division of Tallapoosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alexander City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alexander City: Alexander, Youngsville.

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Alexander City, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,364
Daytime Population: Workers 6,392
Daytime Population: Residents 8,666
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,058
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 14,112
Population in Familes 11,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density2 352
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $35,017
Average Household Income $48,534
Per Capita Income $20,100


Total Housing Units 6,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,409 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,469 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,048 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $98,172
Average Home Value $153,683


Total Households 5,878
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,867
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.72%
Households -0.43% -0.69%
Families -0.64% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.33%

Alexander City, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexander City to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 45 92nd
Population Density # 206 65th
Diversity Index # 56 91st
Median Household Income # 399 31st
Per Capita Income # 345 41st

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