Latest Data (2017)
Population 11,809
Nationwide Rank 2718

Quick Facts

Gulf Shores, Alabama is the 2,718th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gulf Shores, Alabama is a city.

Gulf Shores, Alabama is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Gulf Shores had its largest population ever.

Gulf Shores, Alabama is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Gulf Shores, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2708 Arkansas City, Kansas 11,866 -0.8%
2709 Evanston, Wyoming 11,866 3.4%
2710 Lewisburg, Tennessee 11,857 11.8%
2711 Portales, New Mexico 11,850 6.4%
2712 Dunkirk, New York 11,848 -9.5%
2713 Healdsburg, California 11,840 7.3%
2714 Sedro-Woolley, Washington 11,838 32.2%
2715 Weatherford, Oklahoma 11,832 19.8%
2716 Lantana, Florida 11,824 25.5%
2717 Bucyrus, Ohio 11,817 -10.5%
2718 Gulf Shores, Alabama 11,809 105.6%
2719 Pontiac, Illinois 11,809 -1.2%
2720 Bogalusa, Louisiana 11,789 -11.4%
2721 Enumclaw, Washington 11,784 6.2%
2722 Salem, Ohio 11,782 -5.3%
2723 Wallington, New Jersey 11,781 1.7%
2724 Madison, Indiana 11,777 -1.9%
2725 Florham Park, New Jersey 11,765 9.9%
2726 Port Washington, Wisconsin 11,762 11.9%
2727 Emeryville, California 11,758 67.9%
2728 Maryville, Missouri 11,757 10.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1596 Pelham 23,493 60.5%
1690 Trussville 21,827 52.6%
1694 Anniston 21,770 -10.2%
1700 Prichard 21,732 -23.8%
1718 Albertville 21,392 22.7%
1727 Oxford 21,180 11.1%
1751 Fairhope 20,935 64.3%
1795 Mountain Brook 20,381 -1.9%
1894 Helena 19,072 76.0%
1899 Troy 19,037 35.6%
1955 Selma 18,370 -10.0%
1961 Foley 18,288 109.5%
2135 Center Point 16,313 2.5%
2232 Hueytown 15,460 -5.1%
2235 Talladega 15,426 -10.9%
2239 Cullman 15,385 7.3%
2247 Millbrook 15,318 35.8%
2312 Alexander City 14,595 -4.6%
2314 Saraland 14,576 18.5%
2324 Scottsboro 14,484 -2.1%
2333 Ozark 14,428 -4.3%
2335 Hartselle 14,373 16.7%
2364 Fort Payne 14,071 8.5%
2373 Muscle Shoals 14,022 14.6%
2382 Calera 13,979 292.7%
2394 Gardendale 13,906 17.4%
2431 Pell City 13,676 41.1%
2441 Jasper 13,618 -4.0%
2520 Chelsea 13,011 233.0%
2529 Moody 12,956 57.9%
2588 Jacksonville 12,612 49.1%
2609 Irondale 12,468 27.4%
2644 Sylacauga 12,264 -5.7%
2679 Eufaula 12,044 -13.7%
2682 Leeds 12,031 14.6%
2718 Gulf Shores 11,809 105.6%
2913 Fairfield 10,683 -13.1%
3042 Pleasant Grove 10,104 0.9%
3083 Atmore 9,890 -3.7%
3126 Russellville 9,697 8.2%
3137 Boaz 9,652 24.4%
3148 Clay 9,599 10.4%
3153 Rainbow City 9,555 12.8%
3195 Pike Road 9,322 197.8%
3209 Valley 9,259 -2.8%
3222 Fultondale 9,190 38.9%
3227 Bay Minette 9,169 16.6%
3282 Sheffield 8,930 -7.3%
3324 Andalusia 8,787 -0.5%
3336 Clanton 8,756 9.5%
3346 Southside 8,731 23.6%
3372 Spanish Fort 8,644 56.9%
3396 Tuskegee 8,544 -29.2%
3426 Guntersville 8,429 9.5%
3436 Tuscumbia 8,398 5.2%
3482 Arab 8,284 11.7%
3533 Wetumpka 8,148 39.7%
3700 Greenville 7,632 5.5%
3733 Pinson 7,532 5.1%
3949 Demopolis 6,851 -12.6%
4019 Lincoln 6,664 36.1%
4024 Hamilton 6,646 -2.1%
4027 Oneonta 6,638 18.3%
4028 Montevallo 6,636 29.4%
4098 Opp 6,468 -5.3%
4159 Lanett 6,271 -20.7%
4183 Tarrant 6,201 -11.5%
4196 Satsuma 6,154 7.9%
4217 Robertsdale 6,098 59.6%
4250 Orange Beach 6,029 53.2%
4291 Roanoke 5,934 -9.6%
4293 Monroeville 5,927 -13.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 11,809 2,718
2016 11,689 2,724
2015 11,131 2,825
2014 10,963 2,839
2013 10,765 2,863
2012 10,118 2,970
2011 9,936 2,992
2010 9,741 3,020
2009 10,268 2,873
2008 10,240 2,871
2007 10,147 2,873
2006 9,194 3,037
2005 7,666 3,446
2004 6,680 3,750
2003 6,201 3,926
2002 5,995 3,984
2001 5,908 3,994
2000 5,743 4,044
1990 3,272 5,269