Dauphin Island, Alabama

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Population in 2012: 1,236 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 629  (51.0%)
Females: 607  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  53.0 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36528.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,039 (it was $44,219 in 2000)
Dauphin Island:

$56,039
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,160 (it was $22,552 in 2000)

Dauphin Island town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $238,890 (it was $139,200 in 2000)
Dauphin Island:

$238,890
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $353,906; Detached houses: $357,976; Townhouses or other attached units: $475,983; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $484,333; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,929; Mobile homes: $73,485

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,072.

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  • White alone - 1,217 (89.1%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dauphin Island: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.1%), United States (14.1%), German (13.2%), Irish (9.9%), French (4.6%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 6.20 square miles.

Population density: 199 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Dauphin Island,AL real estate house value index trend

Dauphin Island, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Dauphin Island:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dauphin Island town:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

54 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.9% Africa, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  3.9%
Alabama:  3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,263 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,447 (0.7%)

Dauphin Island satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.26 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code: 251

Dauphin Island household income distribution Dauphin Island home values distribution

Crime rates in Dauphin Island by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001001000000
per 100,000 0.00.069.50.00.064.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 001010010000
per 100,000 0.00.069.50.066.10.00.062.30.00.00.00.0
Assaults 221222005331
per 100,000 145.3144.669.5138.8132.3129.30.00.0310.6182.9241.280.5
Burglaries 982171175242027934
per 100,000 654.1578.5139.11179.7727.5452.5318.91495.31242.21646.3723.52737.5
Thefts 362681733949283971
per 100,000 218.0433.8139.1416.4529.11098.9191.32429.93043.51707.33135.05716.6
Auto thefts 000140124221
per 100,000 0.00.00.069.4264.60.063.8124.6248.4122.0160.880.5
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 = 298.9) 78.981.999.7125.1131.7144.633.1217.5274.3216.9223.7417.8

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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 Dauphin Island detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.86
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +538 (+64.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Dauphin Island: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dauphin Island, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dauphin Island, Alabama average temperatures Dauphin Island, Alabama average precipitation Dauphin Island, Alabama humidity Dauphin Island, Alabama wind speed Dauphin Island, Alabama snowfall Dauphin Island, Alabama sunshine Dauphin Island, Alabama clear and cloudy days

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 below Alabama state average. It is 93% 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, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 291.7 miles away from Dauphin Island center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.0 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 the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from Dauphin Island 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 76.3 miles away from the city 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 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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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.7. This is about average.

City:

68.7
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.14

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

DAUPHIN ISLAND WATER & SEWER (Population served: 5769, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-11-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1997 and OCT-22-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-1997), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-1998)
  • 85 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.8%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Dauphin Island, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Dauphin Island compared to Alabama 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Dauphin Island travel time to work - commute Dauphin Island mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.25%
Here: 53.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of God
Adherents46.3%16.9%11.6%4.6%3.2%
Congregations24.1%9.4%11.8%6.5%8.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%1.6%1.6%1.5%9.6%
Congregations3.9%3.4%2.4%5.0%24.6%
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: 61
Mobile County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This 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.
State:

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

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mobile County:

29.9%
Alabama:

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

10.9%
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 1$2,978$35,7360$0
Other Government Administration 4$9,978$29,9346$2,650
Judicial and Legal 2$3,467$20,8020$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$28,330$37,7731$994
Police - Other 5$8,249$19,7982$1,450
Streets and Highways 9$16,638$22,1840$0
Natural Resources 0$0 2$780
Other and Unallocable 3$6,939$27,7560$0
Totals for Government 33$76,579$27,84711$5,874

Dauphin Island government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $470,000 ($380.26)
    Regular Highways: $435,000 ($351.94)
    Police Protection: $424,000 ($343.04)
    General - Other: $392,000 ($317.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $170,000 ($137.54)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($14.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($48.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $122,000 ($98.71)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($42.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $566,000 ($457.93)

Dauphin Island government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $17,000 ($13.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($16.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $284,000 ($229.77)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($17.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $917,000 ($741.91)
    Highways: $120,000 ($97.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $285,000 ($230.58)
    Property: $193,000 ($156.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($118.93)
    NEC: $130,000 ($105.18)

Dauphin Island government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,099,000 ($889.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,056,000 ($854.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $43,000 ($34.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $183,000 ($148.06)

4.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200534,796 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries($521 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.11%
Alabama average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Baldwin County, AL  0.46% ($33,627 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MS  0.30% ($43,555)
from Harrison County, MS  0.18% ($30,987)


4.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200639,869 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries($383 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.64% ($54,758 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.16% ($31,976)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.12% ($31,634)

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 fatal accident list:

Jul 24, 2000 12:31 AM, 1022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1994 10:35 PM, 1022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 7, 1988 11:40 AM, 1022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 544 meters (1,785ft)
Total costs: $237,243,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,316
Total average daily truck traffic: 70
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,850

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (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:

4
  • Call Sign: KA4MHZ, Licensee ID: L00231615
    Grant Date: 01/12/2006, Expiration Date: 04/26/2015, Certifier: John F Dismukes Sr
    Registrant: John F Dismukes Sr, 110 Audubon St, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
  • Call Sign: N4ZHU
    Grant Date: 06/27/1995, Expiration Date: 06/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2002
    Registrant: Paul O Harwell, 2220 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-1122
  • Call Sign: WS9L, Previous Call Sign: N9IXA, Licensee ID: L00240351
    Grant Date: 04/09/2010, Expiration Date: 06/21/2020
    Registrant: Stewart R Walters, 411 Admiral Semmes Ave, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
  • Call Sign: KK4BVK, Licensee ID: L01635190
    Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/29/2021, Certifier: Michael S Wickman
    Registrant: Michael S Wickman, 200 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH B19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1996W , Serial Number: MB-677, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick N Stewart, 810 Irving Pl, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 231AB , Serial Number: 25-0035, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Rebecca B Dba Dickens, Destoto St Box 711, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, Other Owners: Air Transport Commercial
  • Aircraft: KRUCKER JEAN P CYGNET (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 456WR , Serial Number: H20043, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Lee Jr Morgan, 421 Audubon Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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

Businesses in Dauphin Island, AL

  • Circle K: 1
  • Subway: 1

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  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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