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Gulf Shores City, Alabama Housing Analysis

   (County: Baldwin County)

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(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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