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See what Gulf Shores, AL has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Gulf Shores Demographics

Education

High School

29%

Associate's

37%

Bachelor's

21%

Master's

11%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

67%

3 people

20%

4 people

10%

5 people

1%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

4%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

5%

10-20

11%

20-45

25%

45-65

34%

65+

25%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Gulf Shores?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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May '24-$1851$2093-
Apr '24-$1851$2093-
Mar '24-$1851$2093-
Feb '24-$1692$2041-
Jan '24-$1910$2135-
Dec '23-$1695$1972-
Nov '23-$1678$1810-
Oct '23-$1678$1810-
Sep '23-$1678$1810-
Aug '23-$1678$1810-
Jul '23-$1678$1810-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

40%

15-30 Mins

32%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

6%

60+ Mins

10%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2121

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Gulf Shores

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 90% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 6% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Gulf Shores.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 50% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Gulf Shores Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Gulf Shores Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Gulf Shores

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All About

Living in Gulf Shores, AL

Gulf Shores, a town in Alabama, has a population of slightly more than 11,000. Middle-aged professionals can expect to feel right at home, as they make up an above-average portion of the population, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just over 49, skew notably older than most cities in Alabama. The majority of Gulf Shores residents own their homes, and 36% of residents rent. The average rent for Gulf Shores is $254/month more than the state average.

There are three primary industries in Gulf Shores: entertainment, retail, and education. Together, these industries make up 22% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in management, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Gulf Shores workers earn an average annual income of almost $68,000, about $6,000 more than the Alabama average. Gulf Shores, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Gulf Shores has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Furthermore, 18% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

With an average commute time of about 26 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Gulf Shores residents have found that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (38%) drive to work, while public transit is not used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.