Alexander City, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Alexander City, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Alexander City had a population of 14,761 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alexander City: Alexander, Youngsville.


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Alexander City, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,761
Population in Households 14,509
Population in Familes 11,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density1 361
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,040
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,997
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,574 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,466 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 916 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $95,284
Average Home Value $146,298
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,799
Average Household Income $46,131
Per Capita Income $19,114
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.24%
Households -0.06% -0.2%
Families -0.21% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 44 93rd
Population Density1 # 203 65th
Diversity Index2 # 53 91st
Median Household Income # 398 32nd
Per Capita Income # 359 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.