Gulf Shores 69 Average
Gulf Shores Livability #130 ranked city in Alabama#14,222 ranked city in the USARanks better than 51% of areas
A+ Gulf Shores Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D Gulf Shores Cost of Living Cost of living is 19% higher than Alabama
Gulf Shores
1066% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Gulf Shores cost of living
D+ Gulf Shores Crime Total crime is 36% higher than Alabama
Total crime
4,33774% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2474% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Gulf Shores crime
D Gulf Shores Employment Household income is 14% higher than Alabama
Median household income
$50,8148% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$31,8147% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%31% higher than the US average
Gulf Shores employment
F Gulf Shores Housing Home value is 84% higher than Alabama
Median home value
$236,60028% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9692% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%13% lower than the US average
Gulf Shores real estate or Gulf Shores rentals
C- Gulf Shores Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Alabama
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
47%5% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:15% lower than the US average
Gulf Shores K-12 schools
B+ Gulf Shores User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in Gulf Shores
Overall user rating
76% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
75% 5 total surveys
all Gulf Shores poll results

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      Gulf Shores transportation information

      StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
      Average one way commute24min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work70.3%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.6%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.8%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home10.0%2.9%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Gulf Shores, AL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).