Alexander City, AlabamaAlexander City
is a city located in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the city is 15,008.
Geography\nAlexander City is located at 32°55'59" North, 85°56'10" West (32.933157, -85.936008)1
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 101.0 km²
). 100.5 km² (38.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.44% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 15,008 people, 6,152 households, and 4,134 families residing in the city. The population density
is 149.3/km² (386.6/mi²). There are 6,855 housing units at an average density of 68.2/km² (176.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 70.56% White
, 28.37% Black
or African American
, 0.13% Native American
, 0.28% Asian
, 0.02% Pacific Islander
, 0.15% from other races
, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.45% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 6,152 households out of which 29.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% are married couples living together, 16.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% are non-families. 30.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.94.
In the city the population is spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $29,309, and the median income for a family is $38,881. Males have a median income of $30,392 versus $20,705 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,305. 16.7% of the population and 15.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.7% are under the age of 18 and 13.6% are 65 or older.