Phenix City, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 36,219 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.1%
 
Males: 17,069  (47.1%)
Females: 19,150  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36867, 36875, 36877.

Phenix City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,063 (it was $26,720 in 2000)
Phenix City:

$41,063
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,236 (it was $14,619 in 2000)

Phenix City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,994 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Phenix City:

$131,994
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,353; detached houses: $161,750; townhouses or other attached units: $172,485; in 2-unit structures: $87,318; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,592; mobile homes: $34,697

Median gross rent in 2017: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Phenix City: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.9%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 40.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 52.7% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Phenix City, AL (2017)
    • 17,01945.9%White alone
    • 16,39144.2%Black alone
    • 1,9565.3%Hispanic
    • 1,2883.5%Two or more races
    • 3040.8%Asian alone
    • 1070.3%Other race alone
    • 580.2%American Indian alone
    • 630.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 111 registered sex offenders living in Phenix City, Alabama as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Phenix City is 335 to 1.


Crime rates in Phenix City by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
4
(12.6)
7
(21.2)
2
(5.9)
5
(13.4)
4
(10.3)
3
(7.7)
8
(20.8)
9
(23.8)
7
(19.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(19.8)
6
(19.4)
5
(15.9)
12
(37.9)
22
(66.7)
17
(50.1)
23
(61.7)
29
(75.0)
37
(95.6)
42
(109.0)
47
(124.2)
51
(139.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
52
(171.6)
40
(129.2)
80
(254.5)
55
(173.7)
39
(118.3)
71
(209.2)
46
(123.4)
50
(129.3)
72
(185.9)
78
(202.5)
73
(192.9)
75
(204.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
52
(171.6)
51
(164.8)
76
(241.7)
86
(271.6)
146
(442.7)
158
(465.5)
137
(367.6)
166
(429.2)
174
(449.3)
199
(516.6)
122
(322.4)
102
(278.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
385
(1,270)
342
(1,105)
N/A561
(1,772)
590
(1,789)
696
(2,051)
702
(1,884)
600
(1,551)
472
(1,219)
454
(1,179)
366
(967.2)
243
(662.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
703
(2,319)
649
(2,097)
904
(2,876)
944
(2,981)
1,379
(4,181)
1,377
(4,057)
1,432
(3,843)
1,364
(3,527)
1,144
(2,954)
1,135
(2,946)
949
(2,508)
927
(2,528)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
198
(653.3)
183
(591.2)
171
(543.9)
123
(388.5)
216
(654.9)
211
(621.7)
270
(724.5)
286
(739.5)
216
(557.8)
228
(591.9)
173
(457.2)
156
(425.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)355.4295.7378.5436.4564.7563.3530.3514.2485.7540.5473.9448.0

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City-data.com crime index in Phenix City, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 94 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (9.0%), Irish (4.0%), German (3.5%), English (3.5%), Scottish (1.2%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,472 people per square mile   (low).

Phenix City, Alabama map

1,252 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $833 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $527 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 85.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,958 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,818 (23.6%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Phenix City, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Phenix City, AL in 2017
Phenix City satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 147 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2014: 113 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2015: 86 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2017: 52 buildings, average cost: $181,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Phenix City, AL residents
Average permit cost in Phenix City, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Alabama:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Phenix City, AL
Historical housing units in Phenix City, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +2,468 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in Phenix City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.2%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Phenix City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)

Average climate in Phenix City, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Phenix City, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00433. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00433
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Phenix City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 38% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Phenix City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from Phenix City center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from Phenix City center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from Phenix City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 175.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from Phenix City center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from Phenix City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Phenix City topographic map

Hospitals in Phenix City:

  • COLUMBUS HOSPICE OF ALABAMA (1521 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • JACK HUGHSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - State, provides emergency services, 4401 RIVER CHASE DRIVE)
  • VISTACARE OF ALABAMA (3615 SOUTH RAILROAD STREET)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, PHENIX CITY (1901 STADIUM DRIVE, SUITE C)

Nursing Homes in Phenix City:

  • CANTERBURY HEALTH CARE FACILITY (1720 KNOWLES ROAD)
  • PARKWOOD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (3301 STADIUM DRIVE)
  • PHENIX CITY HEALTH CARE, INC (3900 LAKEWOOD DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Phenix City:

  • DCI PHENIX CITY (1611 21ST COURT)
  • PHENIX CITY DIALYSIS (1900 OPELIKA ROAD)
  • PHYSICIAN'S CHOICE OF LEE COUNTY (5009 RIVERCHASE DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Phenix City:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (5009 RIVER CHASE DRIVE, BLDG 100, SUITE C)
  • RUSSELL COUNTY HOME CARE (1850 CRAWFORD ROAD)

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.

College/University in Phenix City:

  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,431; Location: 2602 College Drive; Public; Website: www.cv.edu)

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

  • Columbus Technical College (about 4 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 6 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Auburn University (about 29 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 41 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 55 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 56 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Gordon State College (about 65 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)

Public high schools in Phenix City:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCH (Location: 2400 DOBBS DR, Grades: 10-12)
  • CENTRAL FRESHMAN ACAD (Location: 2800 DOBBS DRIVE, Grades: 9)

Private high schools in Phenix City:

  • TEEN UNIVERSITY (Students: 10, Location: 707 DILLINGHAM ST, Grades: 8-12, Boys only)
  • NEW TESTAMENT BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 6, Location: 9650 LEE RD 240, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Phenix City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Phenix City:

  • PHENIX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 92, Location: 3777 US HIGHWAY 431 N, Grades: PK-5)
  • ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 3910 LAKEWOOD DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • MOTHER MARY SCHOOL (Students: 61, Location: 318 SEALE RD STE A, Grades: PK-8)
  • VERITAS ACADEMY (Students: 51, Location: 4011 LAKEWOOD DR, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Phenix City

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

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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

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.

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

PHENIX CITY UTILITIES (Address: 1119 BROAD STREET , Population served: 35,358, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
RUSSELL COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 11,538, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Phenix City:

Marital status in Phenix City, AL
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Phenix City:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Phenix City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,65074
Black Protestant8,30338
Mainline Protestant2,44414
Catholic1,5954
Other7983
None16,157-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
This county:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

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

12.9%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.8%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Russell County:

11.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.9%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Phenix City:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Phenix City, AL Residents

Phenix City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,549,000 ($97.99)
    Water Utilities: $642,000 ($17.73)
    Sewerage: $588,000 ($16.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,215,000 ($199.20)
    General - Other: $7,013,000 ($193.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,798,000 ($132.47)
    Water Utilities: $4,577,000 ($126.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,326,000 ($119.44)
    Sewerage: $3,382,000 ($93.38)
    Regular Highways: $2,391,000 ($66.02)
    Central Staff Services: $2,173,000 ($60.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,878,000 ($51.85)
    Financial Administration: $1,027,000 ($28.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $489,000 ($13.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $390,000 ($10.77)
    General Public Buildings: $368,000 ($10.16)
    Libraries: $364,000 ($10.05)
    Health - Other: $158,000 ($4.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,981,000 ($82.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,087,000 ($57.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,633,000 ($376.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,153,000 ($59.44)

Phenix City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,574,000 ($153.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,266,000 ($62.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,131,000 ($31.23)
    Other: $627,000 ($17.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,456,000 ($67.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,218,000 ($33.63)
    Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,123,000 ($141.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $299,000 ($8.26)
    Other: $230,000 ($6.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,153,000 ($584.03)
    Other License: $5,948,000 ($164.22)
    Property: $5,899,000 ($162.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $985,000 ($27.20)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $490,000 ($13.53)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $133,000 ($3.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $119,000 ($3.29)
    Motor Vehicle License: $97,000 ($2.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $95,000 ($2.62)

Phenix City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,015,000 ($3147.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,435,000 ($3049.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,692,000 ($129.55)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,458,000 ($123.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,580,000 ($98.84)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $234,000 ($6.46)

Phenix City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,935,000 ($1351.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,459,000 ($233.55)

12.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.29%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($803 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.21%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Muscogee County, GA  3.86% ($29,487 average AGI)
from Lee County, AL  2.51% ($35,804)
from Chattahoochee County, GA  0.18% ($33,429)


13.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.17%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($516 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.14%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Muscogee County, GA  3.49% ($37,374 average AGI)
to Lee County, AL  2.63% ($38,151)
to Harris County, GA  0.24% ($53,063)
Businesses in Phenix City, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's1McDonald's4
AutoZone2Nike2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza2
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Circle K3RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Ramada1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile2
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul5
Hardee's1UPS1
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House3
Home Depot1Walgreens2
IHOP1Walmart1
KFC2

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
See more detailed statistics of Phenix City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 91Number of bridges
  • 1,217ft / 371mTotal length
  • $168,888,000Total costs
  • 813,231Total average daily traffic
  • 66,265Total average daily truck traffic
  • 766,873Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
New bridges in Phenix City, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 201960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 241980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 152000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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 in Phenix City, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Phenix City, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 215. The highest number of reported fires - 350 took place in 2007, and the least - 95 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Phenix City, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.6%), and Outside Fires (37.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Phenix City, AL
    • 1,44539.6%Structure Fires
    • 1,35337.1%Outside Fires
    • 68818.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1624.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Phenix City, AL

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

  • Sunset Lodge, 1506 280 Byp, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-5255, Fax: (334) 291-0571
  • Red Roof Inn, 1700 US 280 Byp, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-9321, Fax: (334) 297-3958
  • Colonial Inn, 905 E 280 Byp, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-9361, Fax: (334) 297-8753
  • Rodeway Inn, 1600 Hwy 280 Byp, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-8000, Fax: (334) 297-0009
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1702 US 280 Byp, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-9404
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 620 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Phenix City, Alabama 36869 , Phone: (334) 664-0776, Fax: (334) 298-1057
  • Quality Inn Phenix City, 600 Hwy 431, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 298-1005, Fax: (334) 298-0155
  • Courtyard By Marriott Columbus Phenix City, 1400 Whitewater Ave, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 , Phone: (334) 664-9840, Fax: (334) 664-9841
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Phenix City, Alabama
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Phenix City, AL
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Phenix City, AL
  • 82.3%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Phenix City compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
There are 43 pilots and 63 other airmen in this city.
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