July 2003 Census figures estimate a population of 17,396 for this thriving community making it the fastest growing city of 10,000 or more in Alabama. Pelham’s population has increased 21.2% since the 2000 Census.
With a median family income of $63,994, the 2000 Census ranked Pelham 497 among the top 500 wealthiest cities nationally. Other Alabama cities making the top 500 included Mountain Brook, Vestavia Hills, Hoover, Madison and Trussville. For updated information connect to http://factfinder.census.gov/