Latest Data (2017)
Population 19,072
Nationwide Rank 1894

Quick Facts

Helena, Alabama is the 1,894th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Helena, Alabama is a city.

Helena, Alabama is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Helena had its largest population ever.

Helena, Alabama is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 88% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Helena, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1884 Boone, North Carolina 19,205 41.9%
1885 Kuna, Idaho 19,200 198.3%
1886 Murray, Kentucky 19,200 25.8%
1887 Brigham City, Utah 19,182 9.7%
1888 Eloy, Arizona 19,168 82.3%
1889 South Burlington, Vermont 19,141 28.0%
1890 Oroville, California 19,121 36.7%
1891 Hawthorne, New Jersey 19,101 4.8%
1892 Homewood, Illinois 19,089 -2.2%
1893 Alsip, Illinois 19,079 -3.1%
1894 Helena, Alabama 19,072 76.0%
1895 Orange, Texas 19,072 -7.7%
1896 Shelbyville, Indiana 19,070 5.5%
1897 Madisonville, Kentucky 19,067 -1.3%
1898 Morristown, New Jersey 19,037 3.8%
1899 Troy, Alabama 19,037 35.6%
1900 Bellwood, Illinois 19,019 -7.2%
1901 Frankfort, Illinois 19,009 77.7%
1902 Twinsburg, Ohio 18,959 11.0%
1903 Highland, Utah 18,957 130.2%
1904 Alice, Texas 18,949 -0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
2913 Fairfield 10,683 -13.1%
3042 Pleasant Grove 10,104 0.9%
3083 Atmore 9,890 -3.7%
3126 Russellville 9,697 8.2%
3137 Boaz 9,652 24.4%
3148 Clay 9,599 10.4%
3153 Rainbow City 9,555 12.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 19,072 1,894
2016 18,673 1,921
2015 18,264 1,943
2014 17,883 1,967
2013 17,560 1,983
2012 17,209 1,997
2011 17,054 2,001
2010 16,793 2,004
2009 15,182 2,136
2008 14,918 2,157
2007 14,521 2,188
2006 14,198 2,197
2005 13,577 2,249
2004 12,776 2,350
2003 12,358 2,400
2002 11,821 2,453
2001 11,357 2,517
2000 10,834 2,595
1990 4,454 4,378