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Population in 2012: 16,479 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.0%
Males: 7,439  (45.1%)
Females: 9,040  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36559.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,866 (it was $42,913 in 2000)
Fairhope:

$55,866
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,105

Fairhope city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $231,731 (it was $139,700 in 2000)
Fairhope:

$231,731
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $301,665; Detached houses: $333,274; Townhouses or other attached units: $286,400; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,584; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,305; Mobile homes: $58,945

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,028.

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  • White alone - 13,887 (91.5%)
  • Black alone - 848 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 249 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 108 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairhope: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.9%), United States (12.9%), German (12.8%), Irish (11.7%), French (6.9%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 122 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,499 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairhope:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairhope city:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

948 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This city:  6.1%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Fairhope, Alabama as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairhope to the number of sex offenders is 867 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,139 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $960 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (16.3 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (134.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (450.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Point Clear, AL (1.5 miles ), Daphne, AL (2.7 miles ), Silverhill, AL (3.0 miles ), Spanish Fort, AL (3.2 miles ), Loxley, AL (3.3 miles ), Magnolia Springs, AL (3.4 miles ), Robertsdale, AL (3.4 miles ), Summerdale, AL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 184 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 1998: 226 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 1999: 247 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2000: 236 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2001: 238 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2002: 324 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2003: 304 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2004: 424 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 520 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2006: 375 buildings, average cost: $272,600
  • 2007: 266 buildings, average cost: $300,700
  • 2008: 179 buildings, average cost: $301,500
  • 2009: 113 buildings, average cost: $269,800
  • 2010: 152 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2011: 144 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2012: 310 buildings, average cost: $192,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.53 N, Longitude: 87.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,073 (+13.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,642 (41.0%)

Area code: 251

Fairhope household income distribution Fairhope home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fairhope by Year
Type 2000 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 000300211
per 100,000 0.00.00.020.40.00.011.36.56.3
Rapes 234625142
per 100,000 15.022.228.140.812.029.15.626.012.7
Robberies 4410563395
per 100,000 30.029.670.334.035.917.516.958.431.7
Assaults 5416574213235
per 100,000 404.7118.335.147.623.911.65.6207.8222.0
Burglaries 116120112907695124124131
per 100,000 869.3887.6787.1612.6454.1553.0699.7805.2830.9
Thefts 420340516397257308403492503
per 100,000 3147.52514.83626.12702.31535.71792.82273.93194.83190.4
Auto thefts 3434371811165915
per 100,000 254.8251.5260.0122.565.793.128.258.495.1
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.5) 315.8238.2277.5259.6126.3152.0179.3287.8276.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 54 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Alabama average:

2.28

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Fairhope, 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: +3,173 (+34.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fairhope-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Fairhope city center caused $250,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1950, a category F3 tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairhope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 92% 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 55.5 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 53.2 miles away from Fairhope center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 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 46.4 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 44.1 miles away from Fairhope center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 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).
Fairhope topographic map

Birthplace of: Grant Enfinger - Stock car racing driver, Dave Stapleton (infielder) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Fairhope:

  • FMC EASTERN SHORE (Dialysis Facility, 124 PROFESSIONAL PARK DR)
  • SOUTHERNCARE DAPHNE (Hospital, 915 PLANTATION BLVD SUITE A)
  • THOMAS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 750 MORPHY AVENUE)
  • FAIRHOPE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 108 SOUTH CHURCH STREET)

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Airports and other landing facilities located in Fairhope:


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Amtrak station near Fairhope:

  • 15 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.cofairhope.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairhope:

  • Columbia Southern University (about 20 miles; Orange Beach, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,407)
  • University of South Alabama (about 21 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 10,934)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 24 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • The University of West Florida (about 41 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Pensacola Junior College (about 42 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 77 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 6,824)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 85 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,977)

Public high school in Fairhope:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairhope:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fairhope:

  • BAYSHORE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 23050 US HIGHWAY 98; Grades: KG - 6)
  • EASTERN SHORE EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 31; Location: 1090 FAIRHOPE AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • MARIETTA JOHNSON SCHOOL OF ORG (Students: 27; Location: 8 MARIETTA DR; Grades: PK - 9)
See full list of schools located in Fairhope, School District: BALDWIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Fairhope:

  • FAIRHOPE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $792,459; Location: 501 FAIRHOPE AVE.; 57,716 books; 5,008 audio materials; 3,246 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 154 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Faihrope Library has moved from North Section St. to Fairhope Ave.

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Notable locations in Fairhope: Fairhope Yacht Club (A), Rock Creek Golf Club (B), Eastern Shore Marina (C), Fly Creek Marina (D), Fairhope Public Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Quail Creek Golf Course (F), Fairhope Airport Technical Park (G), Fairhope Public Library (H), Fairhope Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I), Carroll Place Assisted Living Facility (J), The Huntingdon at Homestead Village (K), Beverly Living Center (L), Montrose Bay Health and Rehabilitation Center (M), James P Nix Center (N), City of Fairhope Civic Center (O), Fairhope Satellite Courthouse (P), Marietta Johnson Museum (Q), Eastern Shore Art Center (R), Weeks Bay Reserve Foundation (S), Fairhope Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Baldwin Square Shopping Center (1), Del-Fair Shopping Center (2), Eastern Shore Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairhope include: Saint James Episcopal Church (A), Fairhope Christian Church (B), Church of God (C), Christian Valley Baptist Church (D), Fairhope United Methodist Church (E), Redeemer Lutheran Church (F), Fairhope Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Eastern Shore Presbyterian Church (H), First Baptist Church of Fairhope (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairhope Memorial Gardens (1), Fairhope Colony Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Devils Hole (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Fly Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fairhope include: Fairhope Municipal Park (1), Knoll Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Paint'n Parrot LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9 North Church Street Suite A) (1), Landmark Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 26 Hoffren Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Key West Inn-Fairhope (231 South Greeno Road) (1), Barons Inn On the Bay (701 South Mobile Street) (2), Grand Dining Room (Point Clear) (3), The Victorian Inn- Hotel- Pub and Grill (924 Plantation Boulevard) (4), Oak Haven Cottages (355 S Mobile St) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
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 28.9. This is about average.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 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.:

3.498

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

FAIRHOPE WATER SYSTEM (CITY OF) (Address: P O DRAWER 429 , Population served: 38754, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 109 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.8%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 54.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairhope, AL

65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Fairhope in 2000:

  • 202 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fairhope compared to Alabama state average:

Fairhope, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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 Fairhope (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fairhope Branch at 387 Fairhope Avenue, branch established on 1983/06/13; Plantation Pointe Branch at 906 Plantation Boulevard, branch established on 1995/03/02. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: First Gulf Bank at 949 Fairhope Avenue, branch established on 2000/09/11; Fairhope Branch at 51 South Section Street, branch established on 1982/05/03. 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
  • Regions Bank: Fairhope Section Street Branch at 55 N Section Street, branch established on 2008/10/28; Greeno Road Branch at 98 South Greeno Road, branch established on 1927/01/01. 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
  • Compass Bank: Greeno Road Branch at 920 Fairhope Avenue, branch established on 1975/11/10; Fairhope Main Branch at 36 North Section Street, branch established on 1982/05/15. 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.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Al Fairhope at 10040 County Road 48, branch established on 2009/10/10. 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
  • Centennial Bank: Fairhope Branch at 218 North Greeno Rd, branch established on 2003/07/14. 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.
  • National Bank of Commerce: Fairhope Branch at 813 Estella Drive, branch established on 2010/11/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $426.0 mil, Deposits: $325.7 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Charles Investment Group, Llc
  • First National Bank of Baldwin County: Fairhope Branch at 408 Fairhope Avenue, branch established on 2003/03/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.6 mil, Deposits: $196.0 mil, headquarters in Foley, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Baldwin Bancshares, Inc.
  • BankTrust: Fairhope Branch at 236 North Greeno Road, branch established on 2008/01/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,083.8 mil, Deposits: $1,812.7 mil, headquarters in Mobile, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: Banctrust Financial Group, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairhope, Alabama:

  • Parker House, 411 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532 , Phone: (251) 928-8472
  • Key West Inn-fairhope, 231 S Greeno Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532 , Phone: (251) 990-7373
  • Holiday Inn Express, 19751 Greene Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532 , Phone: (251) 928-9191
  • Hampton Inn Fairhope, 23 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532 , Phone: (251) 928-0956, Fax: (251) 928-0957
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairhope, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairhope travel time to work - commute


Fairhope mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (29%)

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Religion statistics for Fairhope 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 18$71,641$47,7611$1,362
Other Government Administration 10$50,112$60,1340$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,793$40,7581$1,497
Police Protection - Officers 29$164,009$67,8660$0
Police - Other 4$12,657$37,9713$1,676
Fire - Other 9$29,774$39,6995$3,886
Streets and Highways 22$85,963$46,8892$3,392
Welfare 3$13,674$54,6969$8,057
Solid Waste Management 19$68,016$42,9572$2,236
Sewerage 8$33,002$49,5030$0
Parks and Recreation 22$62,047$33,84426$13,660
Natural Resources 7$22,361$38,3331$1,647
Water Supply 17$53,149$37,5170$0
Electric Power 18$71,973$47,9820$0
Gas Supply 15$52,616$42,0930$0
Other and Unallocable 20$75,137$45,0827$9,622
Totals for Government 223$872,924$46,97357$47,035

Fairhope government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $2,382,000 ($144.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,541,000 ($93.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,195,000 ($72.52)
    Water Utilities: $267,000 ($16.20)
    Judicial & Legal: $108,000 ($6.55)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($4.79)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($0.91)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,347,000 ($567.21)
    Gas Utilities: $4,115,000 ($249.71)
    General - Other: $3,250,000 ($197.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,389,000 ($144.97)
    Police Protection: $1,713,000 ($103.95)
    Water Utilities: $1,640,000 ($99.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,351,000 ($81.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $730,000 ($44.30)
    Financial Administration: $723,000 ($43.87)
    Central Staff Services: $705,000 ($42.78)
    Sewerage: $639,000 ($38.78)
    Fire Protection: $288,000 ($17.48)
    Libraries: $280,000 ($16.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000 ($13.05)
    General Public Buildings: $165,000 ($10.01)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.42)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($7.10)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($3.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $379,000 ($23.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $285,000 ($17.29)
    General Public Building: $163,000 ($9.89)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($3.09)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.12)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,760,000 ($410.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $646,000 ($39.20)

Fairhope government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $96,000 ($5.83)
  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,426,000 ($86.53)
    Sewerage: $1,399,000 ($84.90)
    All Other: $1,147,000 ($69.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $688,000 ($41.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,669,000 ($101.28)
    General Support: $234,000 ($14.20)
    Highways: $130,000 ($7.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $330,000 ($20.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $268,000 ($16.26)
    Rents: $95,000 ($5.76)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,947,000 ($724.98)
    Gas Utilities: $5,992,000 ($363.61)
    Water Utilities: $3,333,000 ($202.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $59,000 ($3.58)
    Education: $50,000 ($3.03)
    Highways: $9,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Property: $2,321,000 ($140.85)
    NEC: $1,364,000 ($82.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $300,000 ($18.20)
    Motor Vehicle License: $118,000 ($7.16)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $104,000 ($6.31)
    Tobacco Sales: $27,000 ($1.64)

Fairhope government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,775,000 ($653.86)
    Electric Utilities: $1,957,000 ($118.76)
    Gas Utilities: $1,028,000 ($62.38)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,320,000 ($383.52)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $258,000 ($15.66)
    Gas Utilities: $103,000 ($6.25)
    Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($1.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,930,000 ($359.85)
    Full Faith & Credit - Gas Utilities: $1,101,000 ($66.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $10,653,000 ($646.46)
    Electric Utilities: $1,959,000 ($118.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $390,000 ($23.67)
    Water Utilities: $380,000 ($23.06)
    Gas Utilities: $30,000 ($1.82)
    Electric Utilities: $22,000 ($1.34)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $128,000 ($7.77)
    End of Fiscal Year: $87,000 ($5.28)

Fairhope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,827,000 ($232.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,600,000 ($218.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,680,000 ($101.95)

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 Fairhope:

  • WABF (1220 AM; 1 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, 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.)
  • WHEP (1310 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FOLEY, AL; Owner: STEWART BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairhope:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, 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)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WCSN-FM (105.7 FM; ORANGE BEACH, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairhope:

  • 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)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W08DC (Channel 8; ELSANOR, AL; Owner: WHISPER BROADCASTING CO.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $28,588,000
Total average daily traffic: 40,675
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,211
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 73,108

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairhope)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fairhope, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairhope)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fairhope)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED8$132,931114$163,963291$157,72310$46,27854$135,713
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$108,13014$141,74029$143,4782$42,3906$116,015
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$123,90010$71,28053$595,4456$37,8375$5,084,028
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$91,99010$143,16662$144,3000$05$123,014
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$74,01012$247,0210$01$103,090
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.01, 0112.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$142,88625$140,3083$96,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$171,3406$151,2651$57,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$62,5801$183,5301$41,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$81,4300$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.01, 0112.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 23

Incident types - Fairhope


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

Most common first names in Fairhope, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17380.7 years
James16573.6 years
John15975.3 years
William14475.7 years
Robert12274.6 years
Charles8975.0 years
George7975.7 years
Joseph7874.5 years
Margaret7080.0 years
Dorothy5777.2 years
Most common last names in Fairhope, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7076.6 years
Williams5876.8 years
Smith5675.7 years
Brown4874.1 years
Bishop4877.4 years
Jones4578.6 years
Nelson3973.3 years
Wilson3573.2 years
Moore3277.3 years
Davis3076.1 years
Businesses in Fairhope, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Publix Super Markets1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sears1
GNC1Subway1
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Fairhope, AL


Fairhope on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #64 (36559) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries"
  • #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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  • Stephen P. Mixon, Sr. (2)
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  • Jason E. Kokoszka (1)
  • Robert C. Brown (1)
  • Clay Lindsay Smitherman (1)
  • Jack C. Wilson (1)
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  • Jeffrey C. Smith (1)

Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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