Alexander City, AL

Census Place

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2022 Population
14,788
0.156% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.2
0.733% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.1%
18.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$42,141
0.869% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$124,200
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,332
5.94% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Alexander City, AL had a population of 14.8k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $42,141. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Alexander City, AL grew from 14,765 to 14,788, a 0.156% increase and its median household income grew from $41,778 to $42,141, a 0.869% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alexander City, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.33%), Other (Hispanic) (2.18%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%).

None of the households in Alexander City, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Alexander City, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Alexander City, AL are Central Alabama Community College (560 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Alexander City, AL was $124,200, and the homeownership rate was 64.9%.

Most people in Alexander City, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Alexander City, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Alexander City, AL is home to a population of 14.8k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.05% of Alexander City, AL residents were born outside of the country (451 people).

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.65k people) in Alexander City, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 345 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Alexander City, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Alexander City, AL was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alexander City, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.65k ± 585
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.88k ± 605
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    345 ± 244
5.77%
Hispanic Population
854 people

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.65k people) in Alexander City, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 345 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.77% of the people in Alexander City, AL are hispanic (854 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Alexander City, AL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    45,935 ± 5,238 people
  2. Guatemala
    15,043 ± 3,007 people
  3. India
    10,012 ± 2,454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 45,935 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 15,043 and India with 10,012.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
451 people
3.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
487 people

As of 2022, 3.05% of Alexander City, AL residents (451 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alexander City, AL was 3.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    467 ± 163
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    184 ± 107
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    74 ± 56

Alexander City, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Alexander City, AL employs 5.33k people. The largest industries in Alexander City, AL are Manufacturing (1,083 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (893 people), and Retail Trade (763 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($106,500), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,709), and Construction ($56,774).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,264. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.33k
2022 Value
± 690
−5.94%
1 Year decline
± 19.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alexander City, AL declined at a rate of −5.94%, from 5.67k employees to 5.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alexander City, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (694 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (669 people), and Production Occupations (472 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alexander City, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.33k
2022 Value
± 690
−5.94%
1 Year decline
± 19.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alexander City, AL declined at a rate of −5.94%, from 5.67k employees to 5.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alexander City, AL, are Manufacturing (1,083 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (893 people), and Retail Trade (763 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alexander City, AL, though some of these residents may live in Alexander City, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,390
Median earning men ± $4,582
$35,984
Median earning women ± $3,276

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($56,774), Public Administration ($54,722), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,021).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,643), Public Administration ($53,558), and Manufacturing ($47,652).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Alexander City, AL awarded 560 degrees. The student population of Alexander City, AL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 751 male students and 1,026 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Alexander City, AL are White (443 and 79.5%), followed by Black or African American (87 and 15.6%), Hispanic or Latino (16 and 2.87%), and Two or More Races (6 and 1.08%).

The largest universities in Alexander City, AL by number of degrees awarded are Central Alabama Community College (560 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Alexander City, AL are General Studies (207 and 37%), Welding Technology (64 and 11.4%), and Registered Nursing (60 and 10.7%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,777 students enrolled in Alexander City, AL, 42.3% men and 57.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,268 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 124 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Alexander City, AL was General Studies with 124 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Alexander City, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
560 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Alabama Community College with 560 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 273 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Alexander City, AL, which is 0.951 times less than the 287 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 443 degrees mean that there were 5.09 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 87 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,750) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,230) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alexander City, AL was $124,200 in 2022, which is 0.441 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $106,800 to $124,200, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Alexander City, AL is 64.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Alexander City, AL have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alexander City, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$124,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,345
$3,882
Median Property Taxes
±$499

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alexander City, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.9%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.9% of the housing units in Alexander City, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9622
  2. Census Tract 9621

The following map shows all of the places in Alexander City, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$42,141
Median Household Income
± $4,891
5.98k
Number of Households
± 667

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.98k households in Alexander City, AL grew to $42,141 from the previous year's value of $41,778.

The following chart displays the households in Alexander City, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alexander City, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.18%)

In 2022, 84% of workers in Alexander City, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (4.18%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alexander City, AL have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.46% of the workforce in Alexander City, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Alexander City, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alexander City, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alexander City, AL (3.02k out of 14.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alexander City, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.5% of the population of Alexander City, AL has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 22.7% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tallapoosa County, AL see 2018 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.346% decrease from the previous year (2025 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3344 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3087 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,018 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tallapoosa County, AL

Primary care physicians in Tallapoosa County, AL see an average of 2,018 patients per year. This represents a 0.346% decrease from the previous year (2,025 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tallapoosa County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.7% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.5%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
22.7%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.68%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alexander City, AL grew by 12.1% from 9.4% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Alexander City, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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