Phenix City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 38,428 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Phenix City is the 13th largest community in Alabama.
There are many members of the armed forces living in Phenix City. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
The population of Phenix City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Phenix City, 22.54% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Phenix City in 2018 was $25,793, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,172 for a family of four. However, Phenix City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Phenix City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Phenix City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Phenix City residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Phenix City include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Phenix City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.