StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)4149791
Median age47.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%40%43%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gulf Shores is 326% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Gulf Shores is 22% higher than Alabama
  • In Gulf Shores 90.29% of the population is White
  • In Gulf Shores 0.03% of the population is Black
  • In Gulf Shores 4.08% of the population is Asian

Compare Gulf Shores, AL Demographics


      Gulf Shores population breakdown by race

      RaceGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
      American Indian0.54%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race4.75%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.31%1.28%4.75%
      In Gulf Shores, 3.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Gulf Shores age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Gulf Shores, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).