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Population (year 2000): 28,265. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,460 (+4.2% change)
Males: 13,082 (46.3%), Females: 15,183 (53.7%)

Russell County

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Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $26,720 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,000 (year 2000)

Phenix City, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Phenix City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.3%)
  • Black (45.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (15.5%), Irish (6.5%), English (4.9%), German (3.5%), Italian (1.3%).City, Alabama

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles

Phenix

For population 25 years and over in Phenix City

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phenix City city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2,468 (+9.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Columbus, (5.6 miles pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Montgomery, (86.8 miles pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (673.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, GA (2.8 miles Bibb AL (4.8 miles Ladonia, GA Columbus, (5.6 miles AL (7.1 miles Smiths, Benning South, GA (9.8 miles Fort GA (20.3 miles Cusseta, GA (22.6 miles Hamilton, Hall, GA (24.3 miles Waverly


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1998: 100 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1999: 166 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2000: 108 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2001: 201 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2002: 171 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2003: 283 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2004: 354 buildings, average cost: $90,000

Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 85.02 W

Area code: 334

Phenix City, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.1%), Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Retail trade (11.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,693 (-6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,250 (28.5%)

Crime in Phenix City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 2 3 2 2 3
    per 100,000 7.1 10.6 7.1 7.1 10.6
Rapes 6 7 4 16 16
    per 100,000 21.2 24.8 14.2 56.6 56.6
Robberies 40 28 37 44 41
    per 100,000 141.5 99.1 130.9 155.7 145.1
Assaults 98 102 109 65 85
    per 100,000 346.7 360.9 385.6 230.0 300.7
Burglaries 283 259 318 321 389
    per 100,000 1001.2 916.3 1125.1 1135.7 1376.3
Thefts 739 652 729 797 848
    per 100,000 2614.5 2306.7 2579.2 2819.7 3000.2
Auto thefts 121 102 132 114 157
    per 100,000 428.1 360.9 467.0 403.3 555.5
336.3 307.7 348.4 347.0 397.7

Average climate in Phenix City, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Phenix

Phenix City-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Phenix City city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category 3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Triandos Luke - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Dec 24, 1981), Clarence Sanders - College basketball player (Mississippi Rebels).


Hospitals/medical centers near Phenix City:
  • COLUMBUS DOCTORS HOSPITAL, INC (about 3 miles; COLUMBUS, GA)
  • MEDICAL CENTER,THE (about 3 miles; COLUMBUS, GA)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; COLUMBUS, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Phenix City, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Phenix City:
  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN (about 7 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; ID: CSG)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 10 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; ID: LSF)
  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 85 miles; DOTHAN, AL; ID: DHN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Phenix City:
  • LANNET MUNI (about 27 miles; LANETT, AL; ID: 7A3)
  • CALLAWAY GARDENS-HARRIS COUNTY (about 27 miles; PINE MOUNTAIN, GA; ID: PIM)
  • AUBURN-OPELIKA ROBERT G. PITTS (about 30 miles; AUBURN, AL; ID: AUO)

Amtrak station near Phenix City:
  • 3 miles: COLUMBUS (818 VETERANS PKY.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 2 $3,748 $22,488 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 13 $32,504 $30,003 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $32,497 $22,939 14 $8,130
Firefighters 53 $166,973 $37,805 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $28,025 $33,630 0 $0
Water Supply 27 $60,509 $26,892 0 $0
Streets and Highways 7 $22,178 $38,019 0 $0
Health 2 $4,479 $26,874 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 36 $71,674 $23,891 0 $0
Sewerage 18 $44,225 $29,483 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 46 $91,549 $23,882 2 $1,802
Judicial and Legal 6 $16,499 $32,998 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $53,025 $42,420 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 71 $205,922 $34,803 0 $0
Totals for Government 323 $833,806 $30,977 16 $9,932
Colleges/Universities in Phenix City:
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,106; Location: 2602 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.cvcc.cc.al.us)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-PHENIX CITY (Location: 1 UNIVERSITY PL; Public; Website: www.tsupc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phenix City:
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,886)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 34 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; FT enrollment: 19,703)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; WADLEY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • GORDON COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BARNESVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 76 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; FT enrollment: 7,241)
  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; FT VALLEY, GA; FT enrollment: 2,233)
Public high school in Phenix City:
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,395; Location: 2400 DOBBS DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Phenix City:
  • SOUTH GIRARD SCHOOL (Students: 862; Location: 521 FONTAINE RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PHENIX CITY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 838; Location: 2401 S RAILROAD ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • LADONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 9 WOODLAND DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIDGECREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 1806 8TH PL SO; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 3010 SILVERLAKE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • PHENIX CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 2307 SOUTH RAILROAD STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 906 IDLE HOUR DR; Grades: KG - 04)
  • WESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 1012 INGERSOLL DR; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MEADOWLANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 709 MEADOWLANE DR; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Phenix City:
  • PHENIX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: P O BOX 1208 1309 TENTH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEW TESTAMENT BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 9650 LEE ROAD 240; Grades: KG - 10)
Library in Phenix City:
  • PHENIX CITY-RUSSELL CO PUB. LIBRARY (Operating income: $229,617; Location: 1501 17TH AVENUE; 67,644 books; 1,418 audio materials; 2,892 video materials; 113 serial subscriptions)
 

Phenix City compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Phenix City:
  • WEAM (1580 AM; 2 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC. OF COLUMBUS)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCG (1420 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKS (1340 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Phenix City:
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WFXE (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING)
  • WFRC (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGH (98.3 FM; FORT MITCHELL, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFA (101.3 FM; SMITHS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W293AD (106.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WTJB (91.7 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Phenix City:
  • W06BH (Channel 6; PHENIX CITY, ETC., AL; Owner: GREENE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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