|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gulf Shores is 15,736. Gulf Shores, Alabama is the 2,282nd largest city in the US.
Gulf Shores is located entirely in Baldwin County.
The current population of Gulf Shores (15,736) is it's peak population.
Gulf Shores has grown 174.0% since the 2000. Gulf Shores, Alabama is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Gulf Shores has a population density of 420.7 people per square mile.
|2276||Clarksburg, West Virginia||15,784||-5.7%|
|2279||Jamestown, North Dakota||15,750||1.5%|
|2282||Gulf Shores, Alabama||15,736||174.0%|
|2283||New Haven, Indiana||15,732||18.2%|
|2284||Prospect Heights, Illinois||15,691||-7.9%|
|2286||Rio Grande City, Texas||15,670||28.6%|
The total voting age population of Gulf Shores, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,209. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.7% of the residents of Gulf Shores are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gulf Shores are 98.4% White, 0.9% Asian, 0.4% Other and 0.3% Black. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gulf Shores, 5.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.0%. On a per-household basis, 4.5% of families are below the poverty line in Gulf Shores.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.0% of Gulf Shores residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.1% of Gulf Shores residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.2% have a bachelor's degree and 14.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gulf Shores residents aged 5 and older, 8.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gulf Shores is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gulf Shores, 12.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gulf Shores is $53,476.
In Gulf Shores, 56.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.0% of housing units in Gulf Shores.
Of all the housing units in Gulf Shores, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Gulf Shores, 41.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gulf Shores is $1,086.
In Gulf Shores, 82.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.