Alabama Population, Area, and Density
The population of Alabama is 4,849,377 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Alabama is ranked number 23 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 15.9% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Alabama is 52,419.9 square miles. There state is 96.6% land and 3.4% water. The population density in Alabama is 95.8 people per square mile (33rd out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 4,849,377 people ÷ 50,645.4 sq mi
Population Density = 95.8 people per sq mile
|Population||4,849,377 (23rd out of 56)||4,779,736 (23rd out of 56)||4,447,100 (23rd out of 56)|
|Difference||15.9% below avg||14.4% below avg||12.8% below avg|
|Total Area||52,419.9 mi2||135,767 km2||33,548,705 acres||(30th out of 56)|
|Land Area||50,645.4 mi2||131,171 km2||32,413,010 acres||(96.6%)|
|Water Area||1,774.9 mi2||4,597 km2||1,135,942 acres||(3.4%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||95.8 (33rd out of 56)||94.4 (33rd out of 56)||87.8 (31st out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||78.0% below avg||77.3% below avg||78.0% below avg|