Gulf Shores, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Gulf Shores, Alabama Info Snack

Population
12,550
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
9.0%
Median Home
$254,500
Median Income
$53,209
Median Rent
$1,102

Gulf Shores SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Gulf Shores, AL Cost Of Living

105
Gulf Shores's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Gulf Shores Alabama National Average
Overall 105 90 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 95 92 100
Housing 122 73 100
Transportation 98 91 100
Utilities 119 103 100

Gulf Shores, AL Photos

Gulf Shores Houses On Canal
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Gulf Shores in Alabama

Map Of Gulf Shores, AL

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Population over time in Gulf Shores

Year Population % Change
2020 12,550 4.3%
2019 12,033 5.9%
2018 11,358 0.9%
2017 11,252 5.1%
2016 10,703 1.7%
2015 10,523 2.9%
2014 10,222 5.7%
2013 9,671 3.1%
2012 9,381 3.8%
2011 9,035 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gulf Shores

White
93.5% (11,729)
African American
0.3% (41)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.8% (222)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (22)
Hispanic
4.3% (536)
Race Gulf Shores AL USA
White 93.5% 65.2% 60.1%
African American 0.3% 26.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.3% 4.4% 18.2%

Gender in Gulf Shores

Female
54.0% (6,771)
Male
46.0% (5,778)
Gender Gulf Shores AL USA
Female 54.0% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 48.3% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (251)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (376)
High School / GED
26.0% (3,263)
Some College
26.0% (3,263)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,129)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (2,886)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,255)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (125)
Education Gulf Shores AL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gulf Shores, Alabama

Less than $10,000
3.7% (46,397)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (92,379)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (100,043)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.1% (152,240)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (190,145)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (242,756)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (167,982)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (156,383)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (51,161)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (55,510)
Income Gulf Shores AL USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.4% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 10.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.1% 10.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 11.8% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 13.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 4.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 4.4% 8.3%

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