Latest Data (2017)
Population 35,409
Nationwide Rank 1086

Quick Facts

Gadsden, Alabama is the 1,086th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gadsden, Alabama is a city.

Gadsden, Alabama is currently 18.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Gadsden, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gadsden, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1076 Bettendorf, Iowa 35,813 14.4%
1077 Bell, California 35,811 -2.4%
1078 Benton, Arkansas 35,789 55.3%
1079 Watertown Town, Massachusetts 35,756
1080 Cooper City, Florida 35,732 25.7%
1081 La Vergne, Tennessee 35,717 88.5%
1082 West Fargo, North Dakota 35,708 129.8%
1083 Wildwood, Missouri 35,501 7.3%
1084 Prattville, Alabama 35,498 35.9%
1085 Richmond, Indiana 35,455 -9.3%
1086 Gadsden, Alabama 35,409 -8.9%
1087 Richmond, Kentucky 35,397 27.7%
1088 Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 35,392 18.4%
1089 La Porte, Texas 35,371 10.3%
1090 Waxahachie, Texas 35,340 62.9%
1091 Upper Arlington, Ohio 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna, Ohio 35,297 8.4%
1093 East Point, Georgia 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City, Georgia 35,262 11.1%
1095 Holly Springs, North Carolina 35,223 247.9%
1096 El Mirage, Arizona 35,216 320.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
530 Dothan 68,202 16.9%
576 Auburn 63,973 38.0%
704 Decatur 54,405 0.5%
787 Madison 48,861 63.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 35,409 1,086
2016 35,837 1,064
2015 36,084 1,050
2014 36,295 1,030
2013 36,542 1,008
2012 36,674 998
2011 36,736 986
2010 36,856 969
2009 36,719 956
2008 36,776 943
2007 36,869 937
2006 37,024 916
2005 37,161 904
2004 37,418 883
2003 37,603 875
2002 37,943 863
2001 38,309 852
2000 38,879 832
1990 43,498 616