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People

Total Population 5,682
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 28.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,459
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 63.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,017
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $778
Median House Value $238,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 18.4%
Irish 9.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Orange Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Pensacola, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles E of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Baldwin
Metro Area Mobile
Standard Zip Codes 36561
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.294
Longitude -87.573

Orange Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PENSACOLA SHERMAN NAS
Distance 15.8 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
Station FAIRHOPE 2 NE
Distance 25.6 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
Station PENSACOLA RGNL AP
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 79 F
Annual Precip 64.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elberta 1,506 $39,464
Foley 16,345 $52,264
Gulf Shores 10,703 $57,712
Robertsdale 5,656 $56,726
Silverhill 654 $50,795
Summerdale 986 $44,038

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Orange Beach Public Library
26267 CANAL ROAD
Orange Beach, Alabama
(251) 981-2923
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