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5.13% growth
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Median Household Income
6.61% growth
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4.24% growth
Median Property Value
1.81% growth

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The economy of Gulf Shores, AL employs 4,961 people. The economy of Gulf Shores, AL is specialized in Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; Retail trade; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 3.69; 2.07; and 1.88 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Gulf Shores, AL are Retail trade (1,191), Accommodation & Food Service (750), and Educational Services (456), and the highest paying industries are Healthcare & Social Assistance ($58,075), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($54,615), and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation ($39,904).

Median household income in Gulf Shores, AL is $50,814. Males in Gulf Shores, AL have an average income that is 1.58 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,966. The income inequality of Gulf Shores, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Gulf Shores, AL. In Baldwin County, AL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 74 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,412. Macon County, AL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Alabama.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Gulf Shores, AL is from the county of Baldwin County, AL.

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Gulf Shores, AL is home to a population of 11,252 people, from which 95.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Gulf Shores, AL is composed of 9,835 White residents (87.4%), 535 Two+ residents (4.75%), 459 Asian residents (4.08%), 350 Hispanic residents (3.11%), and 61 Native residents (0.54%). The most common foreign languages in Gulf Shores, AL are Spanish (468 speakers), French (244 speakers), and Chinese (186 speakers), but compared to other places, Gulf Shores, AL has a relative high number of French (244 speakers), Russian (128 speakers), and Other Slavic (30 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Baldwin County PUMA, AL awarded 8,240 degrees. The student population of Baldwin County PUMA, AL is skewed away from females, with 5,145 male students and 3,095 female students. Most students in Baldwin County PUMA, AL are White (4,794 and 58.2%), followed by Black or African American (1,840 and 22.3%), Unknown (634 and 7.69%), and Hispanic or Latino (456 and 5.53%). The largest universities in Baldwin County PUMA, AL by number of graduates are Columbia Southern University (7,532 and 91.4%), James H Faulkner State Community College (515 and 6.25%), and United States Sports Academy (125 and 1.52%). The most popular majors in Baldwin County PUMA, AL are General Business Administration & Management (920 and 11.2%), Occupational Safety & Health Technology (683 and 8.29%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (417 and 5.06%). The median tuition costs in Baldwin County PUMA, AL are N/A for private four year colleges, and $14,220 and $14,220 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gulf Shores, AL is $236,600, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $232,400 to $236,600, a 1.81% increase. The homeownership rate of Gulf Shores, AL is 55.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Gulf Shores, AL have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Gulf Shores, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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