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Population in 2012: 22,845 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.8%
Males: 11,089  (48.5%)
Females: 11,756  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36526, 36527, 36532.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,957 (it was $52,603 in 2000)
Daphne:

$60,957
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,394

Daphne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,267 (it was $122,500 in 2000)
Daphne:

$180,267
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $229,408; Detached houses: $239,712; Townhouses or other attached units: $91,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,222; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,721; Mobile homes: $17,160

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,015.

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  • White alone - 18,663 (85.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,172 (10.0%)
  • Hispanic - 499 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 264 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 183 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.04%)

Races in Daphne detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Daphne: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.1%), Irish (11.7%), English (11.3%), German (11.1%), Scottish (5.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 13.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,695 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Daphne:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Daphne city:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

544 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Daphne, Alabama as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Daphne to the number of sex offenders is 3,264 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $973 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $743 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (13.3 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (137.5 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (452.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Spanish Fort, AL (1.8 miles ), Fairhope, AL (2.7 miles ), Loxley, AL (2.8 miles ), Point Clear, AL (3.1 miles ), Silverhill, AL (3.2 miles ), Robertsdale, AL (3.5 miles ), Mobile, AL (3.7 miles ), Summerdale, AL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 159 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 1998: 162 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 1999: 203 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2000: 145 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2001: 175 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2002: 191 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2003: 268 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2004: 247 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2005: 349 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2006: 225 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2007: 155 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2008: 188 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2009: 144 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 92 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2011: 112 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2012: 166 buildings, average cost: $163,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.63 N, Longitude: 87.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +44 (+0.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,681 (26.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Daphne household income distribution Daphne home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Daphne by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 002001004011
per 100,000 0.00.012.00.00.05.50.00.020.70.04.64.5
Rapes 243334431004
per 100,000 12.124.017.917.416.821.921.315.55.20.00.018.0
Robberies 747681098205122
per 100,000 42.224.041.834.744.954.948.041.3103.325.055.49.0
Assaults 1891410121171417262333
per 100,000 108.554.183.757.967.460.437.372.387.8129.9106.1148.7
Burglaries 48495874707195139757711677
per 100,000 289.3294.4346.7428.1393.0389.6506.7718.3387.2384.7535.2346.9
Thefts 398437343363264417453419366368389421
per 100,000 2398.62625.42050.52100.11482.12288.12416.12165.21889.71838.31794.81896.6
Auto thefts 15222922273628251881816
per 100,000 90.4132.2173.4127.3151.6197.5149.3129.292.940.083.072.1
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 177.3183.7198.8169.4147.5202.9193.8197.5216.1145.2172.6171.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Daphne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 76 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Alabama average:

2.28

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Daphne, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,780 (+40.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Daphne-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Daphne city center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1997, a category F3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Daphne-area historical earthquake activity is below Alabama state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Daphne center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from Daphne center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baldwin County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Pat White (athlete) - Football player, Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki - Fugitive wanted on terrorism charges, Kenny King - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Apr 23, 1981), Atlas Herrion - Football player, Kenny King (defensive lineman) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Daphne:

  • HOME DIALYSIS OPTIONS OF BALDWIN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 27880 N. MAIN ST, SUITE A)
  • MERCY MEDICAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 101 VILLA DRIVE)
  • MID SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 9037 INDEPENDENCE AVENUE, SUITE B)
  • THOMAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 27961 US HWY 98, STE 16)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE INC - DAPHNE (Hospital, 6475 VAN BUREN ST, SUITE 201)
  • MERCY HOSPICE (Hospital, 101 VILLA DRIVE)
  • EASTERN SHORE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 101 VILLA DRIVE P O BOX 1090)

Political contributions by individuals in Daphne, AL

Amtrak station near Daphne:

  • 10 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.daphneal.com

College/University in Daphne:

  • United States Sports Academy (Full-time enrollment: 150; Location: One Academy Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ussa.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Daphne:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 17 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,682)
  • University of South Alabama (about 18 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 10,934)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 26 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 7,407)
  • The University of West Florida (about 41 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Pensacola Junior College (about 43 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 76 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 6,824)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 85 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,977)

Public high school in Daphne:

Private high school in Daphne:

  • BAYSIDE ACADEMY (Students: 751; Location: 303 DRYER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Daphne:

Private elementary/middle school in Daphne:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 1503 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Daphne, School District: BALDWIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Daphne:

  • DAPHNE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $743,116; Location: 2607 U.S. HIGHWAY 98; 49,850 books; 4,702 audio materials; 6,079 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 89 state licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Daphne: Timber Creek Golf Club (A), The Village (B), Lake Forest Golf Course (C), Daphne Fire Department Station 2 (D), Our Southern Home at Daphne (E), The Gardens of Daphne (F), Daphne Public Library (G), American Sport Art Museum and Archives (H), Daphne Fire Department Station 1 (I), Daphne Fire Department Station 3 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Daphne Shopping Center (1), Jubilee Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Daphne include: Park City Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Pine Grove Church (C), Christ the King Church (D), East Bay Church (E), Eastern Shore Church of Christ (F), Covenant Presbyterian Church (G), Daphne United Methodist Church (H), Bay Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: D'Olive Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Lake Forest (A), Campbell Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tiawasee Creek (A), North Fork Yancey Branch (B), Joes Branch (C), Jordan Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Daphne include: Centennial Park (1), Joe Patrick Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Batter Up (Amusement & Theme Parks; 26090 Equity Drive), Ask (Arcades & Amusements; 500 Lincoln Street Apt. A204).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Daphne Mobile East Bay (29451 USHighway 98), Inn of Daphne Inc (29451 USHighway 98), Econo Lodge Mobile East Bay (29546 N Main St), Microtel Inn & Suites (29050 USHighway 98), Hampton Inn - Mobile East Bay/Daphne (29451 US Highway 98), Comfort Suites Daphne (29450 North Main Street), Hilton Garden Inn (29546 North Main Street), Malbis Plantation (Highway 90 East), Comfort Suites (29450 North Main Street).

 
Baldwin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.72
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.944
U.S.:

3.498

Drinking water stations with addresses in Daphne and their reported violations in the past:

BELFOREST WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3843, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
PARK CITY WATER AUTHORITY, INC (Population served: 810, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-1997), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-23-1997), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Daphne that have no violations reported:

  • DAPHNE (UTILITIES BOARD OF THE CITY OF) (Population served: 25968, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 23.7% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Daphne, AL

People in group quarters in Daphne in 2010:

  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Daphne in 2000:

  • 90 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 90 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 43 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Daphne compared to Alabama state average:

Daphne, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Daphne (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Malbis Branch, Daphne Branch, Eastern Shore (Daphne) Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Daphne Branch at 2211 Highway 98, branch established on 1974/03/01; Lake Forest Branch at 28770 U.S. Highway 98, branch established on 1983/10/28. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Compass Bank: Daphne Branch at 28000 Ushwy 98, branch established on 1963/05/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • First Community Bank: Daphne Branch at 27555 Us Highway 98, branch established on 2008/08/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.1 mil, Deposits: $279.7 mil, headquarters in Chatom, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Whitney Bank: Daphne Branch at 1712 Highway 98, branch established on 2001/01/02. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Al Daphne/Lake Forest Branch at 27520 Highway 98, branch established on 2008/11/07. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Daphne Branch at 2535 Highway 98, branch established on 1990/10/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Daphne Branch at 28664 Highway 98, branch established on 1989/06/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Centennial Bank: Daphne Branch at 28720 Us Hwy 98, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Daphne, Alabama:

  • Comfort Suites, 29450 N Main St, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 626-1113, Fax: (251) 626-1264
  • Holiday Inn Express, 29725 Woodrow Ln, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 621-1223, Fax: (251) 621-1223
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, Daphne, Al, 8946 Sawwood St, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 338-6555, Fax: (251) 338-6556
  • Value Place Daphne, 29758 Frederick Blvd, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 626-0220
  • Homewood Suites Mobile East Bay/Daphne, 29474 N Main St, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 621-0100, Fax: (251) 621-0721
  • Hilton Garden Inn Mobile East Bay/Daphne, 29546 N Main St, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 625-0020, Fax: (251) 626-3856
  • Best Western Plus Daphne Inn & Suites, 8931 Sawwood St, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 625-6260, Fax: (251) 625-8690
  • Country Inn & Suites, 29793 Woodrow Ln, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 544-1800, Fax: (251) 544-1801
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 29050 US Hwy 98, Daphne, AL 36526 , Phone: (251) 621-7807, Fax: (251) 625-1252
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Daphne, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Daphne travel time to work - commute


Daphne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Utility gas (17%)

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Religion statistics for Daphne city (based on Baldwin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.24%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents41.9%15.8%14.9%4.6%4.5%
Congregations29.4%6.5%12.4%8.0%4.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%3.0%2.0%1.8%7.3%
Congregations4.0%5.5%4.0%5.5%20.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Baldwin County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Baldwin County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Baldwin County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 184
Here:

10.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Baldwin County:

24.5%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$33,892$36,9730$0
Other Government Administration 13$47,769$44,0947$4,926
Judicial and Legal 4$9,923$29,7690$0
Police Protection - Officers 35$120,984$41,4800$0
Police - Other 14$41,152$35,2738$2,971
Firefighters 28$75,810$32,4900$0
Fire - Other 1$2,659$31,9080$0
Correction 11$32,902$35,8930$0
Streets and Highways 41$100,261$29,3450$0
Welfare 0$0 3$3,277
Health 3$7,780$31,1200$0
Solid Waste Management 22$51,991$28,3590$0
Parks and Recreation 18$48,856$32,5714$5,309
Local Libraries 10$23,023$27,6283$2,059
Other and Unallocable 22$62,007$33,8220$0
Totals for Government 233$659,009$33,94025$18,542

Daphne government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $189,000 ($8.27)
    Fire Protection: $147,000 ($6.43)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($5.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($0.88)
    General: $9,000 ($0.39)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,151,000 ($94.16)
    General - Other: $1,844,000 ($80.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,650,000 ($72.23)
    Regular Highways: $1,148,000 ($50.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $850,000 ($37.21)
    Fire Protection: $793,000 ($34.71)
    Central Staff Services: $756,000 ($33.09)
    Financial Administration: $336,000 ($14.71)
    Libraries: $333,000 ($14.58)
    Corrections - Other: $306,000 ($13.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $276,000 ($12.08)
    General Public Buildings: $219,000 ($9.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $142,000 ($6.22)
    Sewerage: $137,000 ($6.00)
    Health Services - Other: $102,000 ($4.46)
    Welfare - Other: $31,000 ($1.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,407,000 ($61.59)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $202,000 ($8.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,532,000 ($67.06)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($7.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($6.35)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($6.08)
    Police Protection: $132,000 ($5.78)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($2.23)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($1.09)
    Central Staff: $19,000 ($0.83)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($0.61)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($0.39)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,064,000 ($265.44)

Daphne government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $716,000 ($31.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $353,000 ($15.45)
    All Other: $40,000 ($1.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $285,000 ($12.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $258,000 ($11.29)
    Public Welfare: $12,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $575,000 ($25.17)
    Interest Earnings: $391,000 ($17.12)
    Property Sale Other: $37,000 ($1.62)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($0.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $152,000 ($6.65)
    All Other: $68,000 ($2.98)
    General Support: $33,000 ($1.44)
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,751,000 ($339.29)
    Property: $2,396,000 ($104.88)
    Public Utilities: $1,017,000 ($44.52)
    NEC: $756,000 ($33.09)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $235,000 ($10.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $206,000 ($9.02)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $131,000 ($5.73)
    Tobacco Sales: $76,000 ($3.33)
    Motor Vehicle License: $50,000 ($2.19)

Daphne government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,715,000 ($1169.40)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,535,000 ($67.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $27,013,000 ($1182.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,237,000 ($54.15)

Daphne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,061,000 ($177.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,741,000 ($119.98)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $888,000 ($38.87)

9.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.32%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($501 average AGI)
Baldwin County:

0.09%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mobile County, AL  1.49% ($54,758 average AGI)
from Escambia County, FL  0.67% ($45,973)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.31% ($46,598)


6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($401 average AGI)
Baldwin County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mobile County, AL  1.10% ($33,627 average AGI)
to Escambia County, FL  0.43% ($47,435)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.22% ($34,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Daphne:

  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WABF (1220 AM; 1 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGOK (900 AM; 1 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Daphne:

  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W214BN (90.7 FM; MALBIS, AL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Daphne:

  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WGHA-LP (Channel 66; GULF SHORES , ETC., AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWBH-LP (Channel 27; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Daphne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $10,595,000
Total average daily traffic: 46,587
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,508
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 91,429

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Daphne)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .73 Mi E From Hwy 98 On Cr64 Then N .51 Mi On Pollard Rd Then E .27 Mi Well Rd (Lat: 30.611861 Lon: -87.881389), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WNYS702
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • 29181 Us Highway 98 (Lat: 30.649444 Lon: -87.912500), Call Sign: WQAX868
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz... (+20 more)
    Grant Date: 08/24/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Certifier: Wayland I Blackmon
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 553-5886, Email:
  • Lat: 30.592639 Lon: -87.901972, Call Sign: WQPB565
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.987 MHz, 463.612 MHz, 463.737 MHz, 464.787 MHz, 464.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Certifier: Dana C Horst
    Registrant: Falcon Direct, Inc., 36-20th Avenue Nw, Birmingham, AL 35215, Phone: (205) 854-2611, Fax: (205) 853-6178, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Daphne)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Daphne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$115,218290$128,735656$127,40715$21,47370$98,624
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$106,14527$127,59684$117,2235$32,6165$111,932
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$111,85627$99,713159$113,33626$25,69311$111,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$101,67623$115,126188$125,1044$66,9586$120,607
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$82,80010$139,38435$116,5653$34,1403$79,447
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.04 , 0107.05, 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$124,06998$127,56013$83,163
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$102,66123$120,9983$88,537
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$107,0800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$105,9903$171,2270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$89,8504$99,8601$94,040
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.04 , 0107.05, 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Daphne


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Daphne, AL

Most common first names in Daphne, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9473.1 years
Mary8176.8 years
William7874.4 years
John7771.5 years
Robert6772.2 years
George3875.2 years
Joseph3474.2 years
Charles3475.0 years
Thomas2973.2 years
Frank2877.1 years
Most common last names in Daphne, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5874.2 years
Smith4669.9 years
Williams3871.8 years
Brown3277.0 years
Jones2873.2 years
Davis2576.2 years
Jackson2472.3 years
Nelson2379.3 years
White1974.1 years
Taylor1869.0 years
Businesses in Daphne, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Microtel1
Arby's1Office Depot1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King2Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
IHOP1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS7
Kincaid1Waffle House2
La Quinta1Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA1
McDonald's2
Browse common businesses in Daphne, AL


Daphne on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 (36532) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • James Edwin Wiley, Jr. (7)
  • Allen W. Boykin (5)
  • Tony Ray Adair (3)
  • Rudolf Schoenenberg (3)
  • Victor Amoo (3)
  • Steven Dewayne Centers (2)
  • David Coleman (2)
  • David Jacob Fannon (2)
  • Yan Tang (2)
  • Johnny R. Cahoon (1)

Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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