Phenix City Russell County, Alabama

Phenix City: City in Alabama

About

Phenix City is a city located in the county of Russell in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 32,822. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 36,487 inhabitants.

The city was created 139 years ago in 1883.

Phenix City Quick Facts

Population : 36,487 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Russell County
Postal code : 36867–36869
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 0.55%
Land as percent of area : 99.45%
Altitude : 243 feet / 74 meters
Capital city : Phenix City is capital of Russell County
Establishment : February 02, 1883 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:13:39 (28th May 2022)
Population growth : 10.04% (2010-2019)
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Location of Phenix City on Alabama map.
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Geography

Phenix City is located at 32°28'16"N 85°0'3"W (32.4709800, -85.0007700).

Phenix City map

Demographics

The population of Phenix City increased by 10.04% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,822 - census
2011 34,417 4.63% estimation process
2012 35,931 4.21% estimation process
2013 36,959 2.78% estimation process
2014 37,067 0.29% estimation process
2015 36,809 -0.7% estimation process
2016 36,773 -0.1% estimation process
2017 36,043 -2.03% estimation process
2018 36,422 1.04% estimation process
2019 36,487 0.18% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 36,487
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 32,862
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 38,816
April 1, 2010 Population : 32,822
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.1%
People over 65 (%) : 12.6%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 48.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 43.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 44.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,297
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.0%

Phenix City zip code is 36867. County name: Russell, County fips: 01113

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $129,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,139
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $344
2015-2019 median gross rent : $833
2015-2019 Households : 14,716
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.44
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 60,232
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,110,635
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 413,428
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,425
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,089
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,397
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,123
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,599
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,293
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,335
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,670
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 360
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,646
2010 population per square mile : 1,182.6
2010 land area in square miles : 27.75

People born in Phenix City (26)

People born in Phenix City, including athletics competitor Harvey Glance, basketball player-coach Joe Meriweather, football player Billy Jackson, .

List

  • Bishop Harris (American football coach) he was born in 23/11/1941
  • Carole Ward Allen (American politician and artist)
  • David Ray (American football player) he was born in 19/09/1944
  • Herm Lee (American football player (1931-1991)) he was born in 29/08/1931
  • Hugh A. Bentley (American activist) he was born in 15/08/1909
  • James Joseph (American football player) he was born in 28/10/1967
  • Jimmie Spheeris (American singer) he was born in 05/11/1949
  • Kasey Kiker (Minor League Baseball pitcher free agent) he was born in 19/11/1987
  • Rob Spivery (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 09/01/1949
  • Rufus Stokes (American inventor) he was born in 03/09/1922
  • Skeeter Newsome (Major League Baseball shortstop) he was born in 18/10/1910
  • Triandos Luke (American football player) he was born in 24/12/1981
  • Van Jakes (American football player) he was born in 10/05/1961
  • Wally Chambers (American football player (1951-2019)) he was born in 15/05/1951
  • Jo Jo Benson (American singer) he was born in 15/04/1938
  • Lesley Vance (American politician) he was born in 23/10/1939
  • Anfernee Grier (baseball player (1995-)) he was born in 13/10/1995
  • J. D. McKissic (American football player) he was born in 15/08/1993

Schools in Phenix City

College & universities near Phenix City, AL

Code Name City ZIP
139357 Columbus Technical College Columbus (GA) 31904-6572
419235 Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails Columbus (GA) 31904
101028 Chattahoochee Valley Community College Phenix City (AL) 36869
458441 Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Columbus Columbus (GA) 31907
139366 Columbus State University Columbus (GA) 31907-5645

Post offices near Phenix City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Phenix City Post Office Phenix City (AL) 36867
Downtown Columbu Post Office Columbus (GA) 31901
Beallwood Post Office Columbus (GA) 31904
Wynnton Post Office Columbus (GA) 31906
Lindsey Creek Post Office Columbus (GA) 31907

Other cities in Russell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Russell County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Ladonia 3,142 Census designated place
Hurtsboro 597 Town in Alabama, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Phenix City distances to largest Alabama cities