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Population for Gulf Shores: 14,712

Total Males: 6,672
Total Females: 8,040
Total Households: 14,403
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Brief Information About Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a city placed on the coastline of Mobile Bay in Baldwin County, Alabama. It has a total area of 23 square miles, 18.4 squares of which is land, and the rest is water. It is part of the Daphne-Fairhope Metro Area.

Construction, transportation and tourism are the major economic activities here. Tourism is a big industry here. Shopping, fishing, birdwatching, golfing, fishing etc are some of the recreational activities that one can undertake here. Gulf Shores Museum traces the historical evolution of the seaside town. Other options include Alabama Coastal Amusements, Ike's Beach Service Inc, Waterville USA Inc and Pirate's Island Adventure Golf. Fort Morgan – The Guardian of Mobile Bay since 1834, is also located close to the city. Public schooling comrpises one elementary, one middle and one high school. It also has a couple of private schools. Jack Edwards Airport is the local airport. There are also two seaplane bases. A number of banks have branches here. The closest hospital is South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, located 14 miles away in Foley. The cost of living here is 11.20% higher than the country average.

The town gets 59 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 84.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Gulf Shores, AL (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 14,712 ±30 14,712% (x)
            Male 6,672 ±473 45% ±3
            Female 8,040 ±477 55% ±3
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 83 ±11 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 269 ±185 2% ±1
            5 to 9 years 313 ±137 2% ±1
            10 to 14 years 793 ±300 5% ±2
            15 to 19 years 1,263 ±354 9% ±2
            20 to 24 years 563 ±316 4% ±2
            25 to 34 years 1,538 ±523 11% ±4
            35 to 44 years 1,469 ±308 10% ±2
            45 to 54 years 2,699 ±423 18% ±3
            55 to 59 years 1,325 ±361 9% ±3
            60 to 64 years 1,038 ±285 7% ±2
            65 to 74 years 2,409 ±466 16% ±3
            75 to 84 years 707 ±283 5% ±2
            85 years and over 326 ±130 2% ±1
            Median age (years) 50 ±3 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 2,059 ±512 14% ±4
            16 years and over 13,195 ±450 90% ±3
            18 years and over 12,653 ±510 86% ±4
            21 years and over 11,993 ±488 82% ±3
            62 years and over 4,132 ±474 28% ±3
            65 years and over 3,442 ±445 23% ±3
        18 years and over 12,653 ±510 12,653% (x)
              Male 5,791 ±504 46% ±4
              Female 6,862 ±513 54% ±4
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 84 ±12 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 3,442 ±445 3,442% (x)
              Male 1,691 ±303 49% ±5
              Female 1,751 ±280 51% ±5
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 97 ±22 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 14,712 ±30 14,712% (x)
              One race 14,658 ±70 100 ±1
              Two or more races 54 ±68 0% ±1
          One race 14,658 ±70 100 ±1
                White 14,252 ±172 97% ±1
                Black or African American 67 ±75 1% ±1
          American Indian and Alaska Native 83 ±78 1% ±1
                Cherokee tribal grouping 23 ±44 0% ±0
                Chippewa tribal grouping 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Navajo tribal grouping 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Sioux tribal grouping 60 ±63 0% ±0
          Asian 190 ±97 1% ±1
                Asian Indian 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Chinese 8 ±14 0% ±0
                Filipino 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Japanese 182 ±101 1% ±1
                Korean 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Vietnamese 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Other Asian 0 ±20 0% ±0
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Native Hawaiian 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Chamorro 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Samoan 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Other Pacific Islander 0 ±20 0% ±0
            Some other race 66 ±72 0% ±1
          Two or more races 54 ±68 0% ±1
                White and Black or African American 31 ±51 0% ±0
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 0 ±20 0% ±0
                White and Asian 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 0 ±20 0% ±0
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 14,712 ±30 14,712% (x)
                White 14,306 ±168 97% ±1
                Black or African American 98 ±81 1% ±1
                American Indian and Alaska Native 83 ±78 1% ±1
                Asian 190 ±97 1% ±1
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±20 0% ±0
                Some other race 89 ±83 1% ±1
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 14,712 ±30 14,712% (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 527 ±352 4% ±2
                    Mexican 425 ±341 3% ±2
                    Puerto Rican 0 ±20 0% ±0
                    Cuban 33 ±55 0% ±0
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 69 ±87 1% ±1
              Not Hispanic or Latino 14,185 ±356 96% ±2
                    White alone 13,771 ±408 94% ±3
                    Black or African American alone 67 ±75 1% ±1
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 83 ±78 1% ±1
                    Asian alone 190 ±97 1% ±1
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 ±20 0% ±0
                    Some other race alone 20 ±30 0% ±0
                Two or more races 54 ±68 0% ±1
                      Two races including Some other race 23 ±40 0% ±0
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 31 ±51 0% ±0
        Total housing units 14,403 ±648 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 12,440 ±534 12,440% (x)
                Male 5,740 ±507 46% ±4
                Female 6,700 ±563 54% ±4
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