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Population in 2012: 36,185 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.0%
 

Males: 17,049  (47.1%)
Females: 19,136  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  33.1 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36867, 36875, 36877.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,289 (it was $26,720 in 2000)
Phenix City:

$33,289
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,253

Phenix City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $117,458 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Phenix City:

$117,458
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,812; Detached houses: $146,887; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,705; In 2-unit structures: $122,917; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,595; Mobile homes: $24,047

Median gross rent in 2012: $711.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 36867, 36870, 36877.

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Phenix City races chart
  • Black alone - 15,679 (46.7%)
  • White alone - 15,631 (46.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,636 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 345 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 255 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.03%)

Races in Phenix City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Phenix City: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (8.7%), Irish (7.8%), German (5.9%), English (4.8%), Subsaharan African (1.8%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,471 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Phenix City:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phenix City city:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

607 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 96 registered sex offenders living in Phenix City, Alabama as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Phenix City to the number of sex offenders is 377 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $752 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $529 (0.6%)

Phenix City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (4.8 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (73.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (641.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bibb City, GA (1.6 miles ), Ladonia, AL (2.0 miles ), Columbus, GA (2.2 miles ), Smiths, AL (2.5 miles ), Smiths Station, AL (2.6 miles ), Smiths-Salem, AL (2.9 miles) , Fort Benning South, GA (3.0 miles ), Crawford, AL (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1998: 100 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1999: 166 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2000: 108 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2001: 201 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2002: 171 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2003: 283 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2004: 354 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 391 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2006: 395 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2007: 246 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 204 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2009: 392 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2010: 260 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2011: 315 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2012: 156 buildings, average cost: $194,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 85.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,604 (-10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,577 (26.1%)

Area code: 334

Phenix City household income distribution Phenix City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Phenix City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 32023301472
per 100,000 10.77.00.07.010.59.90.03.212.621.25.9
Rapes 7451616665122217
per 100,000 25.014.117.556.055.919.819.415.937.966.750.1
Robberies 2837394441524080553971
per 100,000 99.9130.4136.8153.9143.2171.6129.2254.5173.7118.3209.2
Assaults 10210981658552517686146158
per 100,000 363.8384.1284.1227.3296.9171.6164.8241.7271.6442.7465.5
Burglaries 259318279321389385342N/A561590696
per 100,000 923.81120.7978.41122.71358.71270.21104.9N/A1771.81789.02050.7
Thefts 6527296387978487036499049441,3791,377
per 100,000 2325.52569.22237.32787.42961.92319.42096.82875.52981.54181.34057.2
Auto thefts 102132114114157198183171123216211
per 100,000 363.8465.2399.8398.7548.4653.3591.2543.9388.5654.9621.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 347.0377.3316.5390.5446.2372.7310.1N/A457.6592.2590.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Phenix City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 107 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Alabama average:

2.28

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Phenix City, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,468 (+9.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Phenix City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Phenix City, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Phenix City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Phenix City city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Phenix City topographic map

Birthplace of: Harvey Glance - Athletics competitor, Joe Meriweather - Basketball player-coach, Rufus Stokes - Inventor, Triandos Luke - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Dec 24, 1981), Billy Jackson (American football) - Football player, Clarence Sanders - College basketball player (Mississippi Rebels), David Ray (American football) - Football player, Herm Lee - Football player, James Joseph (American football) - Football player, Skeeter Newsome - Major League Baseball shortstop.


Hospitals/medical centers in Phenix City:

  • DCI PHENIX CITY (Dialysis Facility, 1611 21ST COURT)
  • PHENIX CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1900 OPELIKA ROAD)
  • PHYSICIAN'S CHOICE OF LEE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 5009 RIVERCHASE DRIVE)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 5009 RIVER CHASE DRIVE, BLDG 100, SUITE C)
  • RUSSELL COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1850 CRAWFORD ROAD)
  • COLUMBUS HOSPICE OF ALABAMA (Hospital, 1521 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • JACK HUGHSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, provides emergency services, 4401 RIVER CHASE DRIVE)
  • VISTACARE OF ALABAMA (Hospital, 3615 SOUTH RAILROAD STREET)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, PHENIX CITY (Hospital, 1901 STADIUM DRIVE, SUITE C)
  • CANTERBURY HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1720 KNOWLES ROAD)
  • PARKWOOD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 3301 STADIUM DRIVE)
  • PHENIX CITY HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, 3900 LAKEWOOD DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Phenix City, AL

Airports located in Phenix City:

Amtrak station near Phenix City:

  • 3 miles: COLUMBUS (818 VETERANS PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Local government website: www.phenixcityal.us

College/University in Phenix City:

  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Full-time enrollment: 969; Location: 2602 College Drive; Public; Website: www.cv.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phenix City:

  • Columbus State University (about 6 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,341)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 29 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Tuskegee University (about 41 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 56 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 56 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)
  • Gordon College (about 65 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 66 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)

Public high school in Phenix City:

Private high school in Phenix City:

  • NEW TESTAMENT BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 9650 LEE RD 240; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Phenix City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Phenix City:

  • MOTHER MARY SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 318 SEALE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VERITAS ACADEMY (Students: 85; Location: 4011 LAKEWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 4)
  • LAKEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH (Students: 81; Location: 4011 LAKEWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PHENIX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 3777 HWY 431 N; Grades: PK - 2)
  • ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 3710 LAKEWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Phenix City, School District: PHENIX CITY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Phenix City:

  • PHENIX CITY-RUSSELL CO PUB. LIBRARY (Operating income: $276,109; Location: 1501 17TH AVENUE; 49,119 books; 448 audio materials; 2,276 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • While Phenix City is actually in the central time zone, we actually use the easternern time zone because of the closeness of Columbus, Georgia added by Bill

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Notable locations in Phenix City: Lakeview Golf Course (A), Phenix City Fire Department Station 3 (B), Phenix City Fire Department Station 1 (C), Phenix City Fire Department Station 4 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Grant City Shopping Center (1), Village Green Shopping Center (2), Sherwood Shopping Center (3), Parkview Shopping Center (4), Fosters Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Phenix City include: Mother Mary Mission (A), Summerville Church (B), Phillips Christian Methodist Episcopal Temple (C), Nichols African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (D), Girard African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (E), Allen African Methodist Episcopal Temple (F), Auburn Heights Baptist Church (G), Baptist Center Church (H), Bethany Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lake View Memory Gardens (1), Felix Edwards Cemetery (2), Zion Cemetery (3), Pine Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Busseys Lake (A), Wrights Lakes (B), Moon Lake (C), Kinnett Lake (D), Asbury Park Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Holland Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Phenix City include: Brownville-Summerville Historic District (1), Girard Historic District (2), Kid Alley Residential Historic District (3), Lower Twentieth Street Residential Historic District (4), Smith Residential Historic District (5), Snow Valley Residential Historic District (6), Upper Twentieth Street Residential Historic District (7), Lakeview Park (8), Fontaine Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Red Barn Game Room (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1223 280 Bypass) (1), Skatearama (Amusement & Theme Parks; 280 By-Pass) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Boones Motel (3749 Opelika Road) (1), Ramada Limited (Highway 280) (2), Bamboo Motel (3104 Opelika Road) (3), Howard Johnson Express (1600 East 280 Bypass) (4), Center City Motel (1901 Opelika Road) (5), Colonial Inn (905 280 Bypass) (6), Crawford Motor Inn (4521 USHighway 80 West) (7), Ramada Limited Phenix City (3560 Us Highway 280 Hwy 280 & 431 North) (8), Holiday Inn Express (1700 East 280 Bypass) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Phenix City - Personnel- Building Inspection- Utilities- Municipal Court Clerk- Main Of (1119 Broad Street) (1), Phenix City - Utilities- Municipal Court Clerk- Dispatch (1119 Broad Street) (2), Russell County Court Referral (1206 Broad Street) (3), Phenix City - Accounting- Municipal Court Clerk- Building Inspections (1119 Broad Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Ozone  SO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.6. This is about average.
City:

37.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.7. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.25
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phenix City and their reported violations in the past:

PHENIX CITY UTILITIES (Address: 1100 32ND STREET , Population served: 35358, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 59 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phenix City that have no violations reported:

  • RUSSELL COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: P O BOX 970, Population served: 16200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.3% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Phenix City, AL

People in group quarters in Phenix City in 2010:

  • 291 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Phenix City in 2000:

  • 314 people in nursing homes
  • 295 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Phenix City compared to Alabama state average:

Phenix City, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Phenix City (2011 data):

  • Phenix-Girard Bank: Stadium Drive Branch, Phenix Park Branch, at 8th Avenue And 13th Street, Highway 280 Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $150.4 mil, Deposits: $109.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Phenix-Girard Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Stadium Drive Branch, Phenix City Branch, North Banking Center. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Regions Bank: Broad Street Branch at 1200 Broad Street, branch established on 1963/01/23; 280 North Branch at 3548 280/431 Bypass, branch established on 1999/05/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 280 Bypass Branch at 1014 U.S. Highway 280 By-Pass, branch established on 1996/10/15; Thirteenth Street Phenix City Branch at 616 13th Street, branch established on 1989/11/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 280 Bypass Branch at 1200 280 Bypass, branch established on 1934/01/01; Phenix City Branch at 1201 Broad Street, branch established on 1992/07/24. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • AuburnBank: Phenix City Branch at 3700 U.S. Hwy 431 N, branch established on 1998/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $776.8 mil, Deposits: $620.9 mil, headquarters in Auburn, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Phenix City, Alabama:

  • Sunset Lodge, 1506 280 Byp, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-5255, Fax: (334) 291-0571
  • Quality Inn Phenix City, 1700 US 280 Byp, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-9321, Fax: (334) 297-3958
  • Colonial Inn, 905 E 280 Byp, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-9361, Fax: (334) 297-8753
  • Center City, 1901 Opelika Rd, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 291-1239
  • Rodeway Inn, 1600 Hwy 280 Byp, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-8000, Fax: (334) 297-0009
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1702 US 280 Byp, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-9404
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 620 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Phenix City, AL 36869 , Phone: (334) 664-0776, Fax: (334) 298-1057
  • Days Inn - Phenix City, Al, 600 Hwy 431 South, Phenix City, AL 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-1005, Fax: (334) 298-0155
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Phenix City, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Phenix City travel time to work - commute


Phenix City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Phenix City city (based on Russell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.83%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents67.6%11.7%5.6%4.0%2.8%
Congregations40.0%14.7%12.0%4.0%8.0%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.3%1.3%2.3%
Congregations5.3%1.3%2.7%2.7%9.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Russell County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Russell County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Russell County:

12.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

34.8%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 53$166,973$37,8050$0
Fire - Other 2$3,748$22,4880$0
Police - Other 17$32,497$22,93914$8,130
Police Protection - Officers 71$205,922$34,8040$0
Judicial and Legal 6$16,499$32,9980$0
Other Government Administration 10$28,025$33,6300$0
Financial Administration 15$53,025$42,4200$0
Other and Unallocable 13$32,504$30,0040$0
Parks and Recreation 46$91,549$23,8822$1,802
Water Supply 27$60,509$26,8930$0
Sewerage 18$44,225$29,4830$0
Solid Waste Management 36$71,674$23,8910$0
Health 2$4,479$26,8740$0
Streets and Highways 7$22,178$38,0190$0
Totals for Government 323$833,806$30,97716$9,932

Phenix City government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,839,000 ($50.82)
    Water Utilities: $556,000 ($15.37)
    Sewerage: $341,000 ($9.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,980,000 ($109.99)
    General - Other: $2,420,000 ($66.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,231,000 ($61.66)
    Fire Protection: $2,196,000 ($60.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,150,000 ($59.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,923,000 ($53.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,332,000 ($36.81)
    Sewerage: $1,317,000 ($36.40)
    Financial Administration: $512,000 ($14.15)
    Central Staff Services: $461,000 ($12.74)
    Corrections - Other: $412,000 ($11.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $274,000 ($7.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $256,000 ($7.07)
    General Public Buildings: $205,000 ($5.67)
    Health Services - Other: $51,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,342,000 ($64.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($0.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($0.28)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,419,000 ($287.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $984,000 ($27.19)

Phenix City government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,777,000 ($76.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,368,000 ($37.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $724,000 ($20.01)
    All Other: $72,000 ($1.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,317,000 ($36.40)
    Interest Earnings: $718,000 ($19.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,530,000 ($125.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $426,000 ($11.77)
    All Other: $165,000 ($4.56)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,726,000 ($268.79)
    Property: $3,142,000 ($86.83)
    NEC: $2,520,000 ($69.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $400,000 ($11.05)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $199,000 ($5.50)
    Public Utilities: $110,000 ($3.04)
    Tobacco Sales: $100,000 ($2.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $91,000 ($2.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $89,000 ($2.46)

Phenix City government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $20,030,000 ($553.54)
    Industrial Revenue: $7,500,000 ($207.27)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $20,950,000 ($578.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $19,605,000 ($541.80)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,435,000 ($122.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $19,900,000 ($549.95)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,850,000 ($520.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $18,615,000 ($514.44)
    Industrial Revenue: $7,266,000 ($200.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $234,000 ($6.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,850,000 ($161.67)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,050,000 ($29.02)
    Other, NEC: $755,000 ($20.86)

Phenix City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,912,000 ($301.56)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,849,000 ($244.55)

11.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.34%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.23%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Muscogee County, GA  4.04% ($23,763 average AGI)
from Lee County, AL  2.20% ($30,523)
from Chattahoochee County, GA  0.27% ($24,617)


10.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.14%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.09%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Muscogee County, GA  3.28% ($24,201 average AGI)
to Lee County, AL  2.67% ($32,432)
to Harris County, GA  0.13% ($25,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Phenix City:

  • WEAM (1580 AM; 2 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC. OF COLUMBUS)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCG (1420 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKS (1340 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Phenix City:

  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WFXE (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING)
  • WFRC (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFA (101.3 FM; SMITHS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGH (98.3 FM; FORT MITCHELL, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W293AD (106.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WTJB (91.7 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Phenix City:

  • W06BH (Channel 6; PHENIX CITY, ETC., AL; Owner: GREENE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Phenix City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 61
Total length: 388 meters (1,273ft)
Total costs: $172,515,000
Total average daily traffic: 751,873
Total average daily truck traffic: 60,109

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 6
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 23
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Phenix City, AL



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED150$146,11555$106,867263$126,69636$31,3723$738,76072$79,4303$42,513
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$144,3742$180,58527$107,9935$22,0500$03$72,6302$40,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$137,1408$70,888134$118,00225$36,8450$018$67,2192$88,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$139,5936$116,208106$135,7176$41,1280$07$109,7430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$152,5372$93,84022$125,5622$67,4200$04$68,3451$14,440

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Phenix City, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$164,2067$158,644
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$131,4803$156,513
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$134,598
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$74,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 292
  • Hazardous Condition: 120
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Phenix City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Phenix City, AL

Most common first names in Phenix City, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James48570.2 years
Mary38975.2 years
William36571.8 years
John30371.3 years
Willie28173.1 years
Robert22068.8 years
Annie20676.4 years
George15172.9 years
Charles15068.9 years
Henry13071.6 years
Most common last names in Phenix City, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams23472.3 years
Jones22771.3 years
Smith20971.6 years
Davis15871.5 years
Brown14773.0 years
Thomas14470.9 years
Johnson12871.7 years
Jackson12273.8 years
Phillips7774.1 years
Taylor7171.4 years
Businesses in Phenix City, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's1McDonald's4
AutoZone2Nike2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza2
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Subway3
Goodwill2T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP1Waffle House3
KFC2Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Phenix City, AL


Phenix City on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 (36875) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries"
  • #58 (36875) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Guyanese first ancestries"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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