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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Gulf Shores is $27,751, which is higher than the state average of $23,936 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Gulf Shores median household income is $45,777, which has grown by 9.45% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Gulf Shores residents spend 20.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.1 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #73

Gulf Shores, AL
27,751 USD
Alabama
23,936 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Gulf Shores, AL
20,612 USD
Alabama
27,174 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Gulf Shores, AL
24,333 USD
Alabama
33,320 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Gulf Shores, AL
18,298 USD
Alabama
22,089 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #152
Gulf Shores, AL
45,777 USD
Alabama
43,511 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Gulf Shores, AL
60,877 USD
Alabama
60,205 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #364
Gulf Shores, AL
9.45%
Alabama
27.47%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income26.10%$20,221, see rank16.16%$12,76021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income34.58%$21,307, see rank33.73%$16,90529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income0.82%$2,408, see rank1.81%$2,6322.82%$3,720
Retirement Income20.98%$27,606, see rank20.55%$22,12617.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Gulf Shores, AL
49,472 USD
Alabama
54,724 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Gulf Shores, AL
68,519 USD
Alabama
71,423 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
White$48,525, see rank$49,989$56,900
Hispanic$18,850, see rank$34,763$42,396
One Race, Other$23,542, see rank$31,911$40,300
Two or More Races$28,365, see rank$36,328$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
less than 25$18,250, see rank$20,560$25,788
25 to 44$36,919, see rank$47,850$58,398
45 to 64$59,013, see rank$52,048$65,027
65 or over$50,357, see rank$33,444$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over8,923, see rank3,828,799248,775,628
Male14,149, 46.50%, see rank47.80%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,990, 72.07%, see rank64.63%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces229, 0.70%, see rank0.65%0.73%
Male, Civilian22,961, 71.37%, see rank63.98%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,296, 77.54%, see rank89.96%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3665, 22.46%, see rank10.04%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force21,159, 27.93%, see rank35.37%30.72%
Female14,774, 53.50%, see rank52.20%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,461, 51.55%, see rank53.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.10%0.11%
Female, Civilian22,461, 51.55%, see rank53.45%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,235, 90.82%, see rank89.59%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3226, 9.18%, see rank10.41%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force22,313, 48.45%, see rank46.46%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over4,493, 100%1,983,227141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone3,245, 72.22%, see rank85.31%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled604, 13.44%, see rank9.38%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.45%5.06%
Walked253, 5.63%, see rank1.14%2.78%
Other Means159, 3.54%, see rank1.02%1.79%
Worked at Home232, 5.16%, see rank2.69%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Gulf Shores, AL
20.3 minutes
Alabama
24.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,5312,010,453143,435,233
Male12,296, 50.67%, see rank52.40%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2948, 41.29%, see rank28.80%33.12%
Service Occupations2401, 17.47%, see rank13.82%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2459, 19.99%, see rank15.61%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations222, 0.96%, see rank1.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2117, 5.10%, see rank10.11%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2223, 9.71%, see rank23.27%17.94%
Female12,235, 49.33%, see rank47.60%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2645, 28.86%, see rank37.40%40.04%
Service Occupations2437, 19.55%, see rank20.27%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2979, 43.80%, see rank34.01%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.19%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations282, 3.67%, see rank0.42%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations292, 4.12%, see rank7.37%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Gulf Shores, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,531, 100%2,010,453143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining13, 0.29%, see rank1.76%1.96%
Construction216, 4.77%, see rank6.63%6.17%
Manufacturing227, 5.01%, see rank13.76%10.43%
Wholesale Trade12, 0.26%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade1,111, 24.52%, see rank12.06%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities61, 1.35%, see rank5.13%4.93%
Information33, 0.73%, see rank1.73%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing684, 15.10%, see rank5.61%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
511, 11.28%, see rank9.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance538, 11.87%, see rank22.30%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
896, 19.77%, see rank8.27%9.49%
Public Administration119, 2.63%, see rank5.80%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration110, 2.43%, see rank5.24%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Gulf Shores, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Population in Poverty1,97418.77%, see rank18.93%15.59%
Family in Poverty47414.50%, see rank14.63%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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