Summerdale, Alabama

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Summerdale, Alabama

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Summerdale strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Summerdale, Alabama

Comparing Summerdale to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
People Above Poverty 3 6
College Educated Adults 3 4
Median Family Income 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Rents 6 3
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 3
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Summerdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SE of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles E of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Baldwin
Metro Area Mobile
Standard Zip Codes 36580
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.487
Longitude -87.699

Summerdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 67.9 inches
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 90 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 67.7 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 75 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 59 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
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Summerdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 655 100%
Male 334 51%
Female 321 49%
Under 18 181 27.6%
18+ 474 72.4%
65+ 72 11%
Median Age 31.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 591 90.2%
African-American 32 4.9%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.1%
Other 6 0.9%
Mixed Race 18 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 2.3%

Estimated Summerdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 673
Growth 18
Growth % 2.7%

Summerdale Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 23.6%
US/American 17.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
English 13.6%
German 10.5%
Italian 3.1%
Romanian 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Dutch 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
European 1.3%
Czech 1%
Scottish 1%
Swiss 0.8%
Norwegian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Summerdale 655 $32,159
Elberta 552 $28,125
Fairhope 12,480 $56,976
Foley 7,590 $38,427
Loxley 1,348 $43,500
Robertsdale 3,782 $39,138
Silverhill 616 $51,964
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