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   (County: Baldwin County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Gulf Shores City, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 296

5 to 9 years : 159

10 to 14 years : 546

15 to 17 years : 207

18 and 19 years : 113

20 years : 53

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 220

25 to 29 years : 392

30 to 34 years : 223

35 to 39 years : 349

40 to 44 years : 270

45 to 49 years : 221

50 to 54 years : 271

55 to 59 years : 310

60 and 61 years : 94

62 to 64 years : 171

65 and 66 years : 167

67 to 69 years : 135

70 to 74 years : 182

75 to 79 years : 222

80 to 84 years : 113

85 years and over : 28

Female:

Under 5 years : 391

5 to 9 years : 238

10 to 14 years : 374

15 to 17 years : 227

18 and 19 years : 123

20 years : 93

21 years : 46

22 to 24 years : 177

25 to 29 years : 241

30 to 34 years : 155

35 to 39 years : 404

40 to 44 years : 306

45 to 49 years : 303

50 to 54 years : 301

55 to 59 years : 258

60 and 61 years : 85

62 to 64 years : 207

65 and 66 years : 133

67 to 69 years : 158

70 to 74 years : 310

75 to 79 years : 127

80 to 84 years : 85

85 years and over : 30


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,781

Multiple ancestry : 2,374

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 13

Ancestry not reported : 1,346


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,148

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 54

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 22

Not a U.S. citizen : 290


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 687

5 to 17 years : 1,751

18 to 24 years : 825

25 to 34 years : 1,011

35 to 44 years : 1,329

45 to 54 years : 1,096

55 to 59 years : 568

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 378

65 to 74 years : 1,085

75 years and over : 605

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 564

5 to 17 years : 790

18 to 24 years : 246

25 to 34 years : 375

35 to 44 years : 517

45 to 54 years : 513

55 to 59 years : 245

60 and 61 years : 85

62 to 64 years : 188

65 to 74 years : 260

75 years and over : 122

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 123

5 to 17 years : 906

18 to 24 years : 528

25 to 34 years : 511

35 to 44 years : 742

45 to 54 years : 565

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 94

62 to 64 years : 178

65 to 74 years : 790

75 years and over : 483

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 27

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 55

18 to 24 years : 24

25 to 34 years : 110

35 to 44 years : 70

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 35

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,044

Female : 1,861

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,484

Female : 2,759

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 54

Foreign born:

Male : 214

Female : 98


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 3,742

Born in other state in the United States : 4,929

Native: born outside the United States : 54

Foreign born : 157


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 693

Now married, except separated : 1,478

Divorced : 361

Separated : 14

Widowed : 122

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 950

Now married, except separated : 2,890

Divorced : 402

Separated : 35

Widowed : 244

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 27

Now married, except separated : 27

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 77

Now married, except separated : 178

Divorced : 0

Separated : 12

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Speak only English : 8,345

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 195

Speak English less than "very well" : 188

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • English: 876   (17.1%)
  • Irish: 826   (16.1%)
  • United States Or American: 818   (15.9%)
  • German: 758   (14.8%)
  • Other Groups: 467   (9.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 239   (4.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 235   (4.6%)
  • Polish: 138   (2.7%)
  • Czech: 117   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 98   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 89   (1.7%)
  • Swedish: 86   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 79   (1.5%)
  • French Canadian: 43   (0.8%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 31   (0.6%)
  • British: 27   (0.5%)
  • European: 25   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 24   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 24   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 22   (0.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 22   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 21   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 18   (0.4%)
  • Basque: 11   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 11   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 8   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Gulf Shores City, Alabama is 9,514



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Gulf Shores City, Alabama: 4,742
Female Population in Gulf Shores City, Alabama: 4,772


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Gulf Shores City, Alabama: 37.4
Median Female Resident Age in Gulf Shores City, Alabama: 38.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Gulf Shores City, Alabama


White


Both sexes

43.5

Male

41.6

Female

45.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.0

Male

27.3

Female

26.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.8

Male

49.5

Female

41.8

Asian


Both sexes

25.3

Male

21.1

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.0

Male

25.8

Female

26.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

26.0

Male

26.5

Female

25.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.4

Male

25.8

Female

24.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.2

Male

42.4

Female

45.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Gulf Shores City, Alabama


  • White: 8,882
  • African American: 260
  • American Indian: 44
  • Asian: 29
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 230
  • Two or More Races: 69



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Gulf Shores City, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 27   (1.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (1.66%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (0.59%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (1.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 38   (2.04%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 38   (2.04%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 463   (24.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 126   (6.76%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 374   (20.08%)
  • Associate Degree: 77   (4.13%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 407   (21.85%)
  • Master's Degree: 144   (7.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 72   (3.86%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 32   (1.72%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 20   (0.98%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (1.58%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (0.49%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (0.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 37   (1.82%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 75   (3.69%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 571   (28.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 159   (7.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 404   (19.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 176   (8.67%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 398   (19.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 94   (4.63%)
  • Professional School Degree: 22   (1.08%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 16   (0.79%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • Gulf Shores Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1600 East 3rd Street, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, Phone: (251) 968-7375, Students: 616 )

  • Gulf Shores Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 450 E 15th Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, Phone: (251) 968-8719, Students: 573 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • Gulf Shores High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 3729, Gulf Shores, AL 36547, Phone: (251) 968-4747, Students: 708 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • Grace Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 3194, Gulf Shores, AL 36547, Phone: (251) 968-4352, Students: 63 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • Gulf Shores - Thomas B. Norton Public Library


    221 West 19th Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Gulf Shores City, Alabama


  • Defenders Of Fort Morgan


    1929 State Highway 180, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  • Fort Morgan Foundation Inc


    35 South Section Street, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  • Fort Morgan State Historic Site


    51 Hwy 180 W, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  • Gulf Shores Museum


    244 W 19th Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  • Zoo Foundation Inc


    1204 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Gulf Shores City, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Gulf Shores City, Alabama.

Area Features of Gulf Shores City, Alabama


Bay


(1) Bon Secour Bay   (2) Navy Cove   (3) Saint Andrews Bay   (4) Saxon Bay   (5) Three Rivers  

Bridge


(1) Lee Callaway Bridge  

Building


(1) Fort Morgan Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Gulf Shores Fire Rescue Station 3  

Cape


(1) Childress Point   (2) Eugene Point   (3) Fort Morgan Peninsula   (4) Little Point Clear   (5) Sheephead Point   (6) Willet Point  

Cemetery


(1) Miller Memorial Cemetery   (2) Shellbank Cemetery  

Church


(1) Shell Banks Baptist Church  

Cliff


(1) Seymour Bluff  

Gut


(1) Ewing Bayou   (2) Hog Bayou   (3) Long Bayou   (4) Shellbank Bayou  

Island


(1) Edith Hammock  

Lake


(1) Gator Lake   (2) Little Lagoon  

Locale


(1) Kiva Dunes Golf Course   (2) Peninsula Golf And Racquet Club   (3) Pilot Town Historical   (4) Pine Beach   (5) Shell Banks  

Park


(1) Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge  

Populated Place


(1) Cedar Grove   (2) Gasque   (3) Gulf Highlands   (4) Palmetto Beach  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

36542 (pop. 7,776)


Cities Nearby Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Foley Ccd, AL  (pop. 45,775) 4.8 Miles
Orange Beach City, AL  (pop. 5,864) 8.5 Miles
Foley City, AL  (pop. 13,226) 9.6 Miles
Elberta Town, AL  (pop. 1,680) 11.8 Miles
Elberta Ccd, AL  (pop. 11,730) 13.6 Miles
Summerdale Town, AL  (pop. 833) 15.2 Miles
Summerdale Ccd, AL  (pop. 3,780) 15.3 Miles
Silverhill Town, AL  (pop. 505) 19.4 Miles
Fairhope Ccd, AL  (pop. 25,789) 19.7 Miles
Robertsdale City, AL  (pop. 4,894) 19.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

251



Elevation in Gulf Shores City, Alabama is 39.0 ft. (12.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Lat: 30.267797 N        Long: -87.701468 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Gulf Shores City, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 10   (0.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 38   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 84   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 126   (5.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 164   (7.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 437   (18.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 476   (20.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 285   (12.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 146   (6.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 170   (7.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 26   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 58   (2.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 78   (3.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 209   (9.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,297

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 513

In 3-person carpool : 77

In 4-person carpool : 17

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 28

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 55

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 53

Bicycle : 13

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 89


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 264

5 to 9 minutes : 1,092

10 to 14 minutes : 773

15 to 19 minutes : 833

20 to 24 minutes : 359

25 to 29 minutes : 45

30 to 34 minutes : 250

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 50

45 to 59 minutes : 260

60 to 89 minutes : 92

90 or more minutes : 35


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 1,323

No Social Security income : 2,509


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

With retirement income : 899

No retirement income : 2,933


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 114

$10,000 to $14,999 : 72

$15,000 to $19,999 : 185

$20,000 to $24,999 : 208

$25,000 to $29,999 : 115

$30,000 to $34,999 : 238

$35,000 to $39,999 : 82

$40,000 to $44,999 : 178

$45,000 to $49,999 : 67

$50,000 to $59,999 : 246

$60,000 to $74,999 : 312

$75,000 to $99,999 : 345

$100,000 to $124,999 : 133

$125,000 to $149,999 : 158

$150,000 to $199,999 : 92

$200,000 or more : 121


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,944


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • WNSI (1000 AM; 1.0 kW; Silverhill, AL; Owner: Great American Radio Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (1030 AM; 50.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Advance Acquisition, Inc.)
  • NEW (1030 AM; 1.25 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Advance Acquisition, Inc.)
  • NEW (1030 AM; 3.9 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Charles A. Hecht And Alfredo Alonso)
  • WABF (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Fairhope, AL; Owner: Gulf Coast Broadcasting Company, Inc)
  • WDWR (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Divine Word Communications)
  • WHEP (1310 AM; 2.5 kW; Foley, AL; Owner: Stewart Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WBSR (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Easy Media, Inc.)
  • WNRP (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Adx Communications Of Escambia)
  • WVTJ (610 AM; 0.5 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Pensacola Radio Corporation)
  • WVTJ (610 AM; 0.5 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Pensacola Radio Corporation)
  • WXQW (660 AM; 10.0 kW; Daphne, AL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Miracle Radio, Inc.)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 4.0 kW; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Media One Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: 6 Johnson Road Licenses, Inc.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WCSN-FM (105.7 FM; Orange Beach, AL; Owner: Gulf Coast Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WRRX (106.1 FM; Pensacola, FL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: 6 Johnson Road Licenses, Inc.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WYCT (98.7 FM; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Adx Communications Of Pensacola)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • WPMI-TV (Channel 15; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Newport Television Llc)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Tccsa,inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; Pensacola, FL; Owner: District Board Of Trustees, Pensacola Jr. College)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Wear Licensee, Llc)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Christian Television Of Pensacola/mobile, Inc.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Newport Television Llc)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Lin Of Alabama, Llc)
  • 960722KQ (Channel 61; Robertsdale, AL; Owner: Fant Broadcasting)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 316  (23.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 197  (14.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 329  (24.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 18  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 335  (25.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 286  (26.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 274  (25.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 451  (41.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 19  (1.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 19 Farms In Gulf Shores City, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Merchants & Marine Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $590.3k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 12

Centennial Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 166

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Whitney Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

National Bank Of Commerce - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $782.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

The First, A National Banking Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 24

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • Jack Edwards


    (about 2.4 miles in Gulf Shores, Alabama; Airport Code: GUF)

  • H. L. Sonny Callahan


    (about 16.9 miles in Fairhope, Alabama; Airport Code: AL6)

  • Pensacola NAS Forrest Sherman Field


    (about 23.5 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NPA)

  • Pensacola NAS


    (about 23.6 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NPA)

  • Saufley NAS


    (about 25.8 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NUN)

  • Saufley Field NOLF


    (about 25.8 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NUN)

  • Roy E. Ray


    (about 33.0 miles in Irvington, Alabama; Airport Code: IRV)

  • Mobile Aerospace


    (about 33.0 miles in Brookley Field, Alabama; Airport Code: BFM)

  • Mobile Downtown


    (about 33.0 miles in Brookley Field, Alabama; Airport Code: BFM)

  • Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional


    (about 33.8 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: PNS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.39%

Carpooled

9.24%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.71%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.67%

Walked

2.58%

Other Means

1.46%

Worked At Home

3.96%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Gulf Shores City, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,227

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 156

Female householder, no husband present : 283

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 762

Householder not living alone : 404


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 50

Male householder and female partner : 210

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 211

All other households : 3,361


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,611

Renter-occupied housing units : 616

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 145

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 93

Renter-occupied housing units : 190

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 613

Renter-occupied housing units : 553


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 172

$10,000 to $14,999 : 114

$15,000 to $19,999 : 244

$20,000 to $24,999 : 366

$25,000 to $29,999 : 305

$30,000 to $34,999 : 233

$35,000 to $39,999 : 142

$40,000 to $44,999 : 322

$45,000 to $49,999 : 130

$50,000 to $59,999 : 343

$60,000 to $74,999 : 363

$75,000 to $99,999 : 484

$100,000 to $124,999 : 177

$125,000 to $149,999 : 169

$150,000 to $199,999 : 127

$200,000 or more : 141


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Total : 11,538


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Occupied : 3,832

Vacant : 7,706


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 755

Built 2000 to 2004 : 3,654

Built 1990 to 1999 : 3,149

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,359

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,132

Built 1960 to 1969 : 206

Built 1950 to 1959 : 111

Built 1940 to 1949 : 162

Built 1939 or earlier : 10


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Utility gas : 134

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 3,683

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 15

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 44

$80,000 to $89,999 : 65

$90,000 to $99,999 : 131

$100,000 to $124,999 : 72

$125,000 to $149,999 : 121

$150,000 to $174,999 : 306

$175,000 to $199,999 : 181

$200,000 to $249,999 : 152

$250,000 to $299,999 : 166

$300,000 to $399,999 : 356

$400,000 to $499,999 : 197

$500,000 to $749,999 : 343

$750,000 to $999,999 : 60

$1,000,000 or more : 98


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 67

Home equity loan only : 291

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 14

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,103

Housing units without a mortgage : 853


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Gulf Shores City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : $166,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $292,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $312,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $186,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $256,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $199,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $363,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $525,000

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Gulf Shores City, Alabama: 61.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 134 134 $19,063,780
  Two Family 6 12 $1,313,314
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $262,000
  Five or More Family 7 131 $10,556,500
  Total

148 280 $31,195,594
2000        
  Single Family 133 133 $20,288,078
  Two Family 4 8 $757,436
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 138 $14,858,000
  Total

140 279 $35,903,514
2001        
  Single Family 134 134 $18,290,361
  Two Family 3 6 $574,870
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $320,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

138 144 $19,185,231
2002        
  Single Family 196 196 $28,475,279
  Two Family 5 10 $651,914
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $613,450
  Five or More Family 9 72 $3,300,000
  Total

212 286 $33,040,643
2003        
  Single Family 331 331 $49,496,054
  Two Family 3 6 $620,368
  Three and Four Family 7 28 $2,698,350
  Five or More Family 15 326 $26,725,000
  Total

356 691 $79,539,772
2004        
  Single Family 556 556 $83,521,558
  Two Family 22 44 $3,659,170
  Three and Four Family 14 55 $5,492,450
  Five or More Family 8 701 $120,868,094
  Total

600 1,356 $213,541,272
2005        
  Single Family 504 504 $91,808,742
  Two Family 12 24 $3,410,530
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $355,500
  Five or More Family 35 1,807 $204,263,957
  Total

552 2,339 $299,838,729
2006        
  Single Family 161 161 $37,567,962
  Two Family 6 12 $2,028,065
  Three and Four Family 6 23 $3,614,286
  Five or More Family 97 1,384 $102,719,670
  Total

270 1,580 $145,929,983


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Gulf Shores City, AL): $41,826
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Gulf Shores City): $161,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Gulf Shores City): $705
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 10.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.5%
Electricity: 87.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Gulf Shores City, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Gulf Shores City, Alabama

South Baldwin Regional Medical Ctr Home Health


     Address: 1613 North Mckenzie Street, Foley, Alabama 36535
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/15/1994

Amedisys Home Health Of Fairhope


     Address: 110 Elecia Lane, Foley, Alabama 36535
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1986

Mid-south Home Health


     Address: 1390 North Mckenzie Street, Foley, Alabama 36535
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/20/1984

Baptist Home Health Care


     Address: 9851 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Senior Home Care Inc


     Address: 3 West Garden Street, Suite 600, Pensacola, Florida 32502
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/26/2003

Hospitals Close To Gulf Shores City, Alabama

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1613 North Mckenzie Street, Foley, Alabama 36535
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Thomas Hospital


     Address: 750 Morphy Avenue, Fairhope, Alabama 36532
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Sacred Heart Hospital


     Address: 5151 N 9th Ave, Pensacola, Florida 32504
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Baptist Hospital


     Address: 1000 West Moreno Street, Pensacola, Florida 32501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

West Florida Hospital


     Address: 8383 N Davis Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32514
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Golden Livingcenter - Foley


     Address: 1701 North Alston Street, Foley, Alabama 36535
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 128
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Robertsdale Healthcare Center


     Address: 18700 U S Highway 90, Robertsdale, Alabama 36567
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Beverly Livingcenter - Fairhope


     Address: 108 South Church Street, Fairhope, Alabama 36532
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 71%

Specialty Center Of Pensacola


     Address: 6984 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, Florida 32526
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Consulate Health Care Of Pensacola


     Address: 235 West Airport Blvd, Pensacola, Florida 32505
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Name: Farley
Address: PO Box 470; Ashford, AL 36312
Distance: 159 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 1,820
    Disabled Workers: 235
    Widowers Workers: 200
    Spouses Workers: 165
    Children Workers: 150


(updated 2007)



Baldwin County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 22.50%
  • Bush & Cheney 76.42%
  • Other 1.09%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Gulf Shores City, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Baldwin County, AL

9.32 % of Baldwin County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $51,215

Alabama Average 6.81 %

0.09 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $51,235

Alabama Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Baldwin County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Mobile County , AL 1.49 % ($54,758 AGI )
  • Escambia County , FL 0.67 % ($45,973 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , AL 0.31 % ($46,598 AGI )

Relocation away from Baldwin County, AL

6.60 % of Baldwin County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $46,435

Alabama Average 6.16 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $51,321

Alabama Average 0.07 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Baldwin County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Mobile County , AL 1.10 % ($33,627 AGI )
  • Escambia County , FL 0.43 % ($47,435 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , AL 0.22 % ($34,364 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Gulf Shores City, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage



Hurricanes And Storms In Gulf Shores City, Alabama

  • Category 3: IVAN - September 2004 - Wind Speed: 105 Knots
  • Category 3: OPAL - October 1995 - Wind Speed: 110 Knots
  • Category 3: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 105 Knots
  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 93 Knots *
  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 77 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 44 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: IRENE - Wind Speed: 45 Knots


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Gulf Shores City, Alabama



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Gulf Shores City, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Gulf Shores City, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 59 0 0 16 0 11 9 0 9 0 0 0
Rape 5 11 7 6 2 4 8 19 8 9 7 3 4
    per 100,000 99 216 127 105 32 55 84 173 73 82 72 30 39
Robbery 6 4 2 3 5 11 57 6 3 4 2 7 5
    per 100,000 118 79 36 52 79 150 601 55 27 36 20 70 49
Assault 48 40 35 25 33 32 20 7 11 10 33 36 42
    per 100,000 948 786 634 437 521 437 211 64 100 91 337 359 410
Burglary 127 95 83 123 94 104 101 57 51 28 138 133 97
    per 100,000 2,508 1,867 1,503 2,151 1,484 1,419 1,065 519 466 255 1,410 1,327 948
Larceny Theft 354 293 273 328 318 326 341 497 511 428 391 603 531
    per 100,000 6,991 5,758 4,945 5,735 5,021 4,448 3,595 4,524 4,668 3,891 3,995 6,017 5,189
Vehicle Theft 16 14 16 16 17 19 8 8 8 13 18 25 21
    per 100,000 316 275 290 280 268 259 84 73 73 118 184 249 205
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
15 15 11 9 10 12 22 8 6 6 11 12 13
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
124 101 93 117 107 112 113 141 143 117 138 190 162
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
70 58 52 63 59 62 67 74 74 62 74 101 88


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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