Latest Data (2017)
Population 21,770
Nationwide Rank 1694

Quick Facts

Anniston, Alabama is the 1,694th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Anniston, Alabama is a city.

Anniston, Alabama is currently 20.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Anniston, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Anniston, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1684 Gallup, New Mexico 21,960 5.5%
1685 Naples, Florida 21,948 2.0%
1686 Middletown, Delaware 21,897 248.1%
1687 Fort Walton Beach, Florida 21,895 9.3%
1688 Villa Park, Illinois 21,836 -2.2%
1689 Corcoran, California 21,835 -2.2%
1690 Trussville, Alabama 21,827 52.6%
1691 Del City, Oklahoma 21,798 -1.5%
1692 Portsmouth, New Hampshire 21,796 4.6%
1693 Alliance, Ohio 21,791 -6.0%
1694 Anniston, Alabama 21,770 -10.2%
1695 Duarte, California 21,757 1.0%
1696 Hamtramck, Michigan 21,752 -5.3%
1697 Yucca Valley, California 21,748 28.3%
1698 Belton, Texas 21,734 37.4%
1699 Pascagoula, Mississippi 21,733 -16.9%
1700 Prichard, Alabama 21,732 -23.8%
1701 South Holland, Illinois 21,732 -2.2%
1702 Clarksville, Indiana 21,694 1.1%
1703 Park Forest, Illinois 21,682 -7.7%
1704 La Porte, Indiana 21,681 0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
961 Florence 39,852 9.6%
1062 Phenix City 36,219 27.4%
1084 Prattville 35,498 35.9%
1086 Gadsden 35,409 -8.9%
1120 Vestavia Hills 34,291 10.9%
1155 Alabaster 33,202 37.7%
1257 Opelika 30,240 22.4%
1337 Enterprise 28,247 33.4%
1429 Bessemer 26,386 -12.8%
1442 Daphne 25,960 54.6%
1463 Athens 25,616 33.8%
1471 Homewood 25,476 1.6%
1496 Northport 25,094 26.0%
1596 Pelham 23,493 60.5%
1690 Trussville 21,827 52.6%
1694 Anniston 21,770 -10.2%
1700 Prichard 21,732 -23.8%
1718 Albertville 21,392 22.7%
1727 Oxford 21,180 11.1%
1751 Fairhope 20,935 64.3%
1795 Mountain Brook 20,381 -1.9%
1894 Helena 19,072 76.0%
1899 Troy 19,037 35.6%
1955 Selma 18,370 -10.0%
1961 Foley 18,288 109.5%
2135 Center Point 16,313 2.5%
2232 Hueytown 15,460 -5.1%
2235 Talladega 15,426 -10.9%
2239 Cullman 15,385 7.3%
2247 Millbrook 15,318 35.8%
2312 Alexander City 14,595 -4.6%
2314 Saraland 14,576 18.5%
2324 Scottsboro 14,484 -2.1%
2333 Ozark 14,428 -4.3%
2335 Hartselle 14,373 16.7%
2364 Fort Payne 14,071 8.5%
2373 Muscle Shoals 14,022 14.6%
2382 Calera 13,979 292.7%
2394 Gardendale 13,906 17.4%
2431 Pell City 13,676 41.1%
2441 Jasper 13,618 -4.0%
2520 Chelsea 13,011 233.0%
2529 Moody 12,956 57.9%
2588 Jacksonville 12,612 49.1%
2609 Irondale 12,468 27.4%
2644 Sylacauga 12,264 -5.7%
2679 Eufaula 12,044 -13.7%
2682 Leeds 12,031 14.6%
2718 Gulf Shores 11,809 105.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 21,770 1,694
2016 22,112 1,664
2015 22,347 1,637
2014 22,457 1,617
2013 22,666 1,593
2012 22,749 1,580
2011 22,896 1,571
2010 23,106 1,541
2009 23,561 1,490
2008 23,529 1,484
2007 23,536 1,464
2006 23,539 1,439
2005 23,577 1,422
2004 23,552 1,409
2003 23,655 1,389
2002 23,688 1,375
2001 23,867 1,345
2000 24,246 1,312
1990 27,295 1,020