Gulf Shores employment information

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Income per capita$27,751$23,936$28,555
Median household income$45,777$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,472$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,984$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$24,333$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$18,298$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate10.0%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level18.8%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gulf Shores is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gulf Shores is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gulf Shores is 71% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gulf Shores is 20% higher than the national average.

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Gulf Shores median earnings by income bracket

Gulf Shores employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.6%0.9%
Manufacturing sector6.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.1%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%33.7%
Public administration3.0%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.4%
Education, health & social services7.5%16.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Orange Beach, AL5,629$57,7508%
Perdido Beach, AL550$52,5002%
Magnolia Springs, AL766$46,07114%
Foley, AL15,428$43,20219%
Summerdale, AL1,076$42,03921%
Gulf Shores, AL10,523$45,77714%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Little Chute, WI10,520$57,1617%
Burlington, WI10,528$50,5485%
Union, MO10,517$42,31521%
Lincoln Park, NJ10,515$81,66153%
Canandaigua, NY10,532$45,03616%
Gulf Shores, AL10,523$45,77714%
Source: The Gulf Shores, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.