Latest Data (2015)
Population 212,461
Nationwide Rank 102

Quick Facts

Birmingham, Alabama is the 102nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Birmingham, Alabama is a city.

Birmingham, Alabama is currently 37.7% 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
96 Fremont, California 13.6%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 0.1%
98 Richmond, Virginia 11.4%
99 Boise City, Idaho 11.6%
100 San Bernardino, California 14.3%
101 Spokane, Washington 8.3%
102 Birmingham, Alabama -12.2%
103 Modesto, California 11.0%
104 Des Moines, Iowa 5.3%
105 Rochester, New York -4.4%
106 Tacoma, Washington 7.2%
107 Fontana, California 41.3%
108 Oxnard, California 20.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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