Fairhope, AL has a population of 17,996 and is the 2,406th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,293 per sq mi which is 1306% higher than the Alabama average and 1327% higher than the national average. The median age in Fairhope is 45 which is approximately 17% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Fairhope, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 46% of Fairhope residents were born in Alabama, 49% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.