Living in Gulf Shores, AL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Gulf Shores SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
4
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
8

Gulf Shores, AL Crime Report

521
Total Crimes
4,336.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
68.85%
Above National Average

Gulf Shores, AL Cost Of Living

106
Gulf Shores's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Gulf Shores, Alabama Info Snack

Population
12,033
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
9.1%
Median Home
$242,400
Median Income
$50,306
Median Rent
$1,046

Gulf Shores, AL Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Gulf Shores in Alabama

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Map Of Gulf Shores, AL

Population over time in Gulf Shores

Year Population % Change
2017 12,033 5.9%
2016 11,358 0.9%
2015 11,252 5.1%
2014 10,703 1.7%
2013 10,523 2.9%
2012 10,222 5.7%
2011 9,671 3.1%
2010 9,381 3.8%
2009 9,035 -
Crime/100k Gulf Shores AL USA
Violent Crime 199.8 519.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.0
Robbery 16.6 83.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 158.1 387.6 246.8
Property Crime 4136.8 2817.2 2199.5
Burglary 441.2 590.1 376.0
Larceny 3487.6 1958.9 1594.6
Car Theft 208.1 268.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gulf Shores

White
95.1% (11,439)
African American
0.3% (39)
American Indian
0.1% (15)
Asian
0.8% (94)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (62)
Hispanic
3.2% (384)
Race Gulf Shores AL USA
White 95.1% 65.7% 61.1%
African American 0.3% 26.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 4.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Gulf Shores, Alabama

Less than $10,000
8.9% (107,378)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (49,034)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (128,481)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (138,205)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (172,757)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (201,515)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (125,171)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (150,826)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (64,551)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (65,378)
Income Gulf Shores AL USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 6.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.5% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 17.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 11.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Gulf Shores

Female
54.7% (6,583)
Male
45.3% (5,449)
Gender Gulf Shores AL USA
Female 54.7% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 45.3% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gulf Shores for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (120)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (240)
High School / GED
24.0% (2,887)
Some College
27.0% (3,248)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,203)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (2,647)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,323)
Professional Degree
1.0% (120)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (240)
Education Gulf Shores AL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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