Latest Data (2017)
Population 210,710
Nationwide Rank 107

Quick Facts

Birmingham, Alabama is the 107th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Birmingham, Alabama is a city.

Birmingham, Alabama is currently 38.2% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Birmingham, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Birmingham, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
97 Richmond, Virginia 227,032 14.8%
98 Boise City, Idaho 226,570 15.8%
99 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225,374 -1.3%
100 Des Moines, Iowa 217,521 8.9%
101 Spokane, Washington 217,108 10.2%
102 San Bernardino, California 216,995 14.8%
103 Modesto, California 214,221 12.6%
104 Tacoma, Washington 213,418 10.0%
105 Fontana, California 211,815 44.3%
106 Santa Clarita, California 210,888 35.5%
107 Birmingham, Alabama 210,710 -12.9%
108 Oxnard, California 210,037 22.3%
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,889 5.2%
110 Rochester, New York 208,046 -5.2%
111 Moreno Valley, California 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale, California 203,054 3.9%
113 Yonkers, New York 202,019 2.9%
114 Huntington Beach, California 201,874 6.2%
115 Aurora, Illinois 200,965 39.0%
116 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,544 10.3%
117 Amarillo, Texas 199,826 14.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
107 Birmingham 210,710 -12.9%
118 Montgomery 199,518 -1.0%
123 Huntsville 194,585 21.5%
129 Mobile 190,265 -4.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 210,710 107
2016 212,157 104
2015 212,461 102
2014 212,247 101
2013 212,113 101
2012 212,038 100
2011 212,411 98
2010 212,237 97
2009 230,131 83
2008 230,228 83
2007 230,618 81
2006 231,368 79
2005 232,137 78
2004 233,540 77
2003 235,959 76
2002 237,153 75
2001 239,786 73
2000 242,051 72
1990 265,940 60
1980 284,413 50
1970 300,910 48
1960 340,887 36
1950 326,037 34
1940 267,583 35
1930 259,678 34
1920 178,806 36
1910 132,685 36
1900 38,415 99