Dauphin Island, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,335 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 705  (52.8%)
Females: 630  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

59.6 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 36528.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $91,381 (it was $44,219 in 2000)
Dauphin Island:

$91,381
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,648 (it was $22,552 in 2000)

Dauphin Island town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $276,198 (it was $139,200 in 2000)
Dauphin Island:

$276,198
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $321,099; detached houses: $325,033; townhouses or other attached units: $186,774

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,101.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dauphin Island: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.3%
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  • Races in Dauphin Island, AL (2019)
    • 1,25294.1%White alone
    • 362.7%Hispanic
    • 241.8%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Dauphin Island by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(161.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(129.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(310.6)
3
(182.9)
3
(241.2)
1
(80.5)
2
(161.8)
3
(242.1)
3
(241.2)
6
(478.5)
1
(79.1)
4
(314.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(452.5)
5
(318.9)
24
(1,495)
20
(1,242)
27
(1,646)
9
(723.5)
34
(2,738)
13
(1,052)
3
(242.1)
9
(723.5)
7
(558.2)
8
(632.4)
17
(1,334)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(1,099)
3
(191.3)
39
(2,430)
49
(3,043)
28
(1,707)
39
(3,135)
71
(5,717)
50
(4,045)
51
(4,116)
34
(2,733)
50
(3,987)
50
(3,953)
35
(2,747)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.8)
2
(124.6)
4
(248.4)
2
(122.0)
2
(160.8)
1
(80.5)
2
(161.8)
1
(80.7)
1
(80.4)
2
(159.5)
4
(316.2)
5
(392.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index153.235.1230.5290.7229.9237.1442.8410.2260.7214.6434.6243.5297.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dauphin Island, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 28 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.19
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (11.1%), English (8.5%), German (8.4%), Irish (8.1%), European (6.7%), French (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 6.20 square miles.

Population density: 215 people per square mile   (very low).

Dauphin Island, Alabama map

26 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,239 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,090 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (29.2 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (117.4 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (436.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bayou La Batre, AL (3.5 miles ),
Belle Fontaine, AL (4.0 miles ),
Grand Bay, AL (4.5 miles ),
Theodore, AL (4.5 miles ),
Point Clear, AL (4.6 miles ),
Tillmans Corner, AL (4.8 miles ),
Magnolia Springs, AL (4.8 miles ),
Fairhope, AL (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 30.26 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code: 251

Distribution of median household income in Dauphin Island, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dauphin Island, AL in 2019
Dauphin Island satellite photo by USGS

Dauphin Island tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2005: 67 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $272,100
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2018: 73 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2019: 57 buildings, average cost: $206,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dauphin Island, AL residents
Average permit cost in Dauphin Island, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +538 (+64.6%).
Most common industries in Dauphin Island, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Dauphin Island, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Dauphin Island, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dauphin Island, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Dauphin Island-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Dauphin Island town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/13/2001, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the town center caused $250,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dauphin Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 61% 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 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 291.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from Dauphin Island center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from Dauphin Island center
On 2/18/2011 at 23:15:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.3 miles away from Dauphin Island center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mobile County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 18, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dauphin Island topographic map

Airports located in Dauphin Island:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dauphin Island:

  • Columbia Southern University (about 29 miles; Orange Beach, AL; Full-time enrollment: 14,996)
  • University of South Alabama (about 31 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 31 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 47 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Pensacola State College (about 58 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 58 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 71 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

Public elementary/middle school in Dauphin Island:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dauphin Island: Dauphin Island Water and Sewer Authority Water Treatment Facility (A), Dauphin Island Water Treatment Plant (B), Colony Cove Yacht Club (C), Isle Dauphin Country Club (D), Gulfside Golf Course (E), Dauphin Island Marina (F), Dauphin Island Town Hall (G), Dauphin Island Fire and Rescue (H), Dauphin Island Estuarium (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dauphin Island include: Dauphin Island Baptist Church (A), Dauphin Island Methodist Church (B), Saint Francis Episcopal Church (C), Saint Edmund by the Sea Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Dauphin Island Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Alligator Lake (A), Oleander Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dauphin Island include: Cadillac Square (1), Jefferies Park (2), Penalver Park (3), Indian Mound Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Dauphin Beach (A), Bienville Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Tourist Information (PO Box 610) (1), Dauphin Island Kayaks (Arcades & Amusements; 319 Conde Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Harbor Lights Inn-Water View (1506 Cadillac Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Mobile County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
13 people in college/university student housing in 2010
3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Dauphin Island (2011 data):

  • Bay Bank: Lemoyne Branch at 650 Lemoyne, branch established on 1999/09/22. Info updated 2010/04/07: Bank assets: $86.8 mil, Deposits: $64.7 mil, headquarters in Mobile, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bcb Holding Company, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dauphin Island:

Marital status in Dauphin Island, AL
  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Dauphin Island:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dauphin Island
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dauphin Island, AL (based on Mobile County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant149,286354
Black Protestant34,12499
Catholic32,00335
Mainline Protestant30,31279
Other6,68430
Orthodox7242
None159,859-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 61
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Mobile County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Mobile County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Mobile County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
Mobile County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mobile County:

29.9%
Alabama:

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

10.9%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.7%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dauphin Island:

54.7%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Dauphin Island:

28.5
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dauphin Island:

18.7%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dauphin Island:

9.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dauphin Island:

34.8%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Dauphin Island:

61.4%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dauphin Island, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 10$21,406$25,6873$782
Police Protection - Officers 9$60,652$80,8693$1,641
Other Government Administration 8$37,140$55,7100$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,068$44,1362$3,437
Judicial and Legal 4$4,143$12,4290$0
Financial Administration 3$7,366$29,4640$0
Totals for Government 40$152,774$45,8328$5,859

Dauphin Island government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $971,000 ($727.34)
    Central Staff Services: $636,000 ($476.40)
    Regular Highways: $253,000 ($189.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($44.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $436,000 ($326.59)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $16,000 ($11.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $816,000 ($611.24)

Dauphin Island government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($55.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($7.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000 ($189.51)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $126,000 ($94.38)
    Rents: $102,000 ($76.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($39.70)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $167,000 ($125.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($18.73)
    Public Welfare: $11,000 ($8.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($2.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $946,000 ($708.61)
    Other: $736,000 ($551.31)
    Property: $411,000 ($307.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $213,000 ($159.55)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $111,000 ($83.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $22,000 ($16.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($2.25)

Dauphin Island government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,890,000 ($8157.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,890,000 ($8157.30)

Dauphin Island government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,897,000 ($2170.04)

3.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baldwin County, AL  0.52% ($47,660 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MS  0.18% ($43,043)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.10% ($44,431)


4.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.70% ($70,600 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.16% ($48,027)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.11% ($44,086)

Businesses in Dauphin Island, AL

  • Circle K: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dauphin Island:

  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dauphin Island:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dauphin Island:

  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • Dauphin Island, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count7299
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11073
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2237
  • Fatalities8114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17976
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents676
See more detailed statistics of Dauphin Island fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 1,827ft / 557mTotal length
  • $176,704,000Total costs
  • 15,595Total average daily traffic
  • 618Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,553Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dauphin Island)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • State Marine Resources Lab 1 Berville St (Lat: 30.257972 Lon: -88.107222), Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WDB374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHz, 151.250 MHz, 151.460 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/1997, Expiration Date: 11/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003, Registrant: State Of Alabama, 1038 Coliseum Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (205) 242-4139
  • Lat: 30.249722 Lon: -88.129917, Call Sign: WQWR435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.850 MHz, 464.412 MHz, 464.837 MHz, 469.412 MHz, 469.837 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2015, Expiration Date: 10/28/2025, Certifier: Genevieve Guoba, Registrant: Hurricane Electronics Of Montgomery, LLC, 906 Plantation Way, Montgomery, AL 36117, Phone: (334) 272-7373, Fax: (334) 244-6488, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dauphin Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 196R, N196R, N-196R, Serial Number: 35049, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Joel T Lunsford, 809 Alabama Ave, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
  • Aircraft: SLED THOMAS HELICYCLE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3722T, N3722T, N-3722T, Serial Number: 02-018, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): John A G Hollingsworth, Po Box 913, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
  • Aircraft: KRUCKER JEAN P CYGNET (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 456WR, N456WR, N-456WR, Serial Number: H20043, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Lee Jr Morgan, 421 Audubon Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/19/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$110,66731$189,613139$200,3025$106,8001$221,00073$219,2195$22,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$97,8005$289,80011$174,1821$55,0000$07$284,5713$45,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$127,00010$185,10062$235,3236$106,1670$026$246,8853$48,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$260,75058$200,0691$417,0000$027$244,5190$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$179,3339$244,4442$19,5000$02$371,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0072.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$238,0005$193,4002$250,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$181,5001$325,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$264,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$212,0000$01$212,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$202,6670$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0072.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dauphin Island, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dauphin Island, AL - Value
Most common first names in Dauphin Island, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1172.0 years
James1072.7 years
Joseph971.1 years
Mary977.1 years
William876.1 years
Robert875.6 years
Dorothy484.0 years
Helen472.0 years
Charles463.5 years
Margaret485.0 years
Most common last names in Dauphin Island, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mallon1180.3 years
Patronas971.3 years
Collier869.0 years
Sprinkle773.2 years
Ladnier580.1 years
Houston469.0 years
Jones473.5 years
Esfeller475.5 years
Johnson477.8 years
Boone383.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dauphin Island, AL
  • 95.4%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dauphin Island, AL
  • 94.0%Electricity
  • 6.0%Utility gas


Dauphin Island compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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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