Gulf Shores Information

Gulf Shores Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gulf Shores, AL

General Gulf Shores Information

State: Alabama

County: Baldwin County

Close cities: Elberta, AL, Summerdale, AL, Robertsdale, AL, Bon Secour, AL, Point Clear, AL, Lillian, AL, Foley, AL, Fairhope, AL, Magnolia Springs, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Silverhill, AL

Gulf Shores Population (census data)
Total 6,128
Male 3,021 (49.3%)
Female 3,107 (50.7%)

Population Density: 333 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 97.5 (US Avg is 100)

Gulf Shores Elevation: 12 feet above sea level

Land Area: 18.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $51,042

Zip Codes: 36547, and 36542.

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Gulf Shores Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (17.4%)
  • Irish (16.4%)
  • United States (16.2%)
  • German (15.0%)
  • French (4.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 222 people (3.6%)
  • Europe (66.7%)
  • North America (16.7%)
  • Latin America (16.7%)

Local Gulf Shores Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, , Tampa Bay Rays
NFL Football: New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: , Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: University of South Alabama, Troy State University

Gulf Shores School Information

High Schools
Gulf Shores High School (600 E 15th Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542 - Baldwin County District)
Middle Schools
Gulf Shores Middle School (450 E 15th Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542 - Baldwin County District)
Elementary Schools
Gulf Shores Elementary School (1600 E 3rd Street, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542 - Baldwin County District)

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