Latest Data (2016)
Population 212,157
Nationwide Rank 104

Quick Facts

Birmingham, Alabama is the 104th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Birmingham, Alabama is a city.

Birmingham, Alabama is currently 37.8% 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
2000-2016
94 Hialeah, Florida 236,387 4.5%
95 Garland, Texas 234,943 8.7%
96 Fremont, California 233,136 14.1%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 227,715 -0.2%
98 Richmond, Virginia 223,170 12.8%
99 Boise City, Idaho 223,154 14.0%
100 San Bernardino, California 216,239 14.4%
101 Spokane, Washington 215,973 9.6%
102 Des Moines, Iowa 215,472 7.9%
103 Modesto, California 212,175 11.5%
104 Birmingham, Alabama 212,157 -12.3%
105 Tacoma, Washington 211,277 8.9%
106 Fontana, California 209,665 42.8%
107 Rochester, New York 208,880 -4.8%
108 Oxnard, California 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley, California 205,499 43.4%
110 Fayetteville, North Carolina 204,759 2.6%
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
104 Birmingham 212,157 -12.3%
115 Montgomery 200,022 -0.8%
124 Huntsville 193,079 20.6%
125 Mobile 192,904 -2.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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