Latest Data (2017)
Population 23,493
Nationwide Rank 1596

Quick Facts

Pelham, Alabama is the 1,596th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Pelham, Alabama is a city.

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

Pelham, Alabama is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 84% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Pelham, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1586 Conway, South Carolina 23,714 86.0%
1587 Corsicana, Texas 23,683 -3.6%
1588 Derby, Kansas 23,673 28.9%
1589 Watertown, Wisconsin 23,655 8.6%
1590 Maywood, Illinois 23,640 -12.3%
1591 Oxford, Mississippi 23,639 72.8%
1592 Newberg, Oregon 23,609 28.7%
1593 Benbrook, Texas 23,590 16.4%
1594 Jacksonville Beach, Florida 23,518 12.0%
1595 Van Buren, Arkansas 23,509 23.1%
1596 Pelham, Alabama 23,493 60.5%
1597 Greenbelt, Maryland 23,489 10.7%
1598 Belton, Missouri 23,480 7.0%
1599 Wadsworth, Ohio 23,476 26.2%
1600 Romulus, Michigan 23,457 1.8%
1601 Loves Park, Illinois 23,387 15.0%
1602 Kerrville, Texas 23,386 13.9%
1603 Converse, Texas 23,375 101.3%
1604 Blue Island, Illinois 23,361 -0.4%
1605 Rock Springs, Wyoming 23,350 25.6%
1606 Camas, Washington 23,331 80.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 23,493 1,596
2016 23,050 1,605
2015 22,885 1,606
2014 22,699 1,604
2013 22,289 1,612
2012 22,012 1,619
2011 21,698 1,626
2010 21,352 1,635
2009 21,700 1,607
2008 21,295 1,621
2007 20,733 1,635
2006 20,173 1,652
2005 19,451 1,682
2004 18,136 1,762
2003 17,407 1,809
2002 16,557 1,876
2001 15,588 1,957
2000 14,637 2,040
1990 9,453 2,574