Gulf Shores, Alabama 

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Population

11,358

+25.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$45,777

Median Home Price

$259,800

Best Places to Live in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf coast towns - On the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, only eleven miles east of Mobile. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Gulf Shores, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Low crime
Strong economy
Mild winters
Cons
Humid
Long commute
Few cultural resources
 $370,664 
2627 Bienville Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1905 SqFt
 $565,000 
462 E 1st Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1960 SqFt
 $749,000 
4816 Highway 180
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1500 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Metro Area

The Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL metro area is located on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, only eleven miles east of Mobile. Daphne is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Baldwin county. It is also considered to be part of the larger Mobile consolidated metro area.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Gulf Shores
Zip Codes: 36542
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 161 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gulf Shores is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gulf Shores jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gulf Shores's cost of living is 1.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gulf Shores's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Gulf Shores, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Baldwin county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gulf Shores's population is 11,358 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 25.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gulf Shores is $259,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Gulf Shores public schools spend $8,731 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Gulf Shores. More Education



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Housing Market in Gulf Shores

It's a good time to buy in Gulf Shores. Home Appreciation is up 13.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Gulf Shores Real Estate

The median home price in Gulf Shores is $259,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Gulf Shores   5 Reviews
Okay, where's the paradise? This is Paradise Islan - 5/24/2012
I know that there are a few people out there that would just as soon throw rotten tomatoes at me for saying what I’m about to say, but I hate, hate, HATE living in Gulf... Read More

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Enjoy the Sunshine - 11/29/2011
Gulf Shores offers many sunny days, compared to the rest of Baldwin County.... Read More

vacationville - 6/3/2010
Just because you enjoy your vacations here does not mean you will like living here. During the summer the town is full of tourists. During the winter it's full of... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN GULF SHORES
$370,664
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

$565,000
462 E 1st Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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4816 Highway 180
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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