Phenix City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 37,570 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Phenix City is the 15th largest community in Alabama.
Phenix City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Phenix City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Phenix City who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (9.33%), and teaching (8.09%).
Phenix City is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Phenix City, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
The education level of Phenix City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.69% of adults 25 and older in Phenix City have a college degree.
The per capita income in Phenix City in 2010 was $20,725, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,900 for a family of four. However, Phenix City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Phenix City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Phenix City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Phenix City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Phenix City include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Phenix City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.