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Gulf Shores is a suburb in the Daphne Metro Area and in the Baldwin County. It has a population of 15,178 and a population density of 534, which is 82% above the national average. It has a median age of 50, which is 7 years above the Daphne Metro median age and 11 years above the national average.


Gulf Shores has a median home value of $365,100, which is 6% above the Metro average.The average rent of $2,294 is 30% above the metro average rent and 9% above the national average rent. The average household income in Gulf Shores is $62,021 , which is 11% below the Metro average household income and 17% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Gulf Shores is 5. Gulf Shores also has a crime index 192 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.


$365,100Median Home Value
$342,900 Daphne Metro Area
$2,294Median Rent
$1,599 Daphne Metro Area
2 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
192
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
1 hr 1 mins To Daphne Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Gulf Shores Zip Code

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Gulf Shores's population is made up of 50% married, 25% single, 19% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 51%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 20%. Homeowners make up 66% of the population in Gulf Shores.

15,178Population
246,435 Daphne Metro Area
534Population Density
  • 44% Male
  • 56% Female
50 Median Age
43 Daphne Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Gulf Shores is $41,513. The Median Household Income is $62,021 and the Gulf Shores Unemployment Rate is 2%.

$41,513Income Per Capita
$38,198 Daphne Metro Area
$62,021Median Household Income
$69,914 Daphne Metro Area
9% Poverty Rate
13% Daphne Metro Area
2% Unemployment Rate
3% Daphne Metro Area
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Amenities in Gulf Shores
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$365,100Median Home Value
$342,900 Daphne Metro Area
$2,294Median Rent
$1,599 Daphne Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Daphne Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
34%
Home Owners
66%
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2 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Gulf Shores

Baldwin County School District
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4900 Wilson Boulevard, Orange Beach, AL, 36561
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PK, K-6
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Baldwin County School District
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1600 East 3rd Street, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
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PK, K-6
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Baldwin County School District
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450 North Cedar Street, Foley, AL, 36535
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PK, K-4
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Baldwin County School District
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2000 South Cedar Street, Foley, AL, 36535
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5-6
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Baldwin County School District
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19150 Wilters Street, Robertsdale, AL, 36567
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1 hr 1 mins
Daphne Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Pensacola International Airport
1 hr 25 mins
Mobile, AL
1 hr 12 mins
Faulkner State Community College Bay Minette
1 hr 10 mins
University of Southern Alabama Children's and Women's Hosp
1 hr 11 mins
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Gulf Shores crime index is 192 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Gulf Shores.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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