Phenix City, AL

Phenix City profile

Living in Phenix City

Phenix City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 38,816 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Phenix City is the 13th largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Phenix City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Phenix City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Phenix City who work in office and administrative support (13.93%), sales jobs (11.82%), and management occupations (7.17%).

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, 22.21% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Phenix City in 2018 was $25,512, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,048 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.