Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 8,644 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +59.4%
Males: 4,121  (47.7%)
Females: 4,523  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36527.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,684 (it was $56,699 in 2000)
Spanish Fort:

$78,684
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,131 (it was $27,081 in 2000)

Spanish Fort city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $284,550 (it was $150,200 in 2000)
Spanish Fort:

$284,550
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $258,817; detached houses: $255,497; townhouses or other attached units: $271,238; mobile homes: $67,040

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,128.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spanish Fort: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.4%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Spanish Fort, AL (2017)
    • 6,64282.4%White alone
    • 4445.5%Two or more races
    • 4195.2%Black alone
    • 3714.6%Hispanic
    • 1311.6%Asian alone
    • 210.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Spanish Fort, Alabama as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spanish Fort is 1,572 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Spanish Fort by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.8)
1
(17.1)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
2
(24.9)
1
(12.0)
2
(23.3)
6
(67.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(53.4)
6
(102.9)
2
(34.4)
2
(25.4)
3
(42.3)
5
(62.2)
3
(36.1)
3
(34.9)
5
(56.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(124.6)
6
(102.9)
6
(103.3)
11
(139.7)
8
(112.8)
6
(74.6)
11
(132.3)
27
(314.5)
22
(246.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(444.9)
38
(651.7)
11
(189.4)
28
(355.6)
27
(380.5)
12
(149.3)
26
(312.8)
16
(186.4)
14
(156.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(2,438)
181
(3,104)
206
(3,546)
338
(4,293)
296
(4,172)
257
(3,197)
155
(1,865)
304
(3,541)
230
(2,578)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
2
(34.4)
1
(12.7)
3
(42.3)
7
(87.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(69.9)
2
(22.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.8236.3202.6233.2243.4198.8143.4252.3235.8

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City-data.com crime index in Spanish Fort, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (32.3%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.3%), German (5.5%), French Canadian (3.3%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,346 people per square mile   (low).

Spanish Fort, Alabama map

523 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

6.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $947 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $666 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (10.8 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (136.4 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (450.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Daphne, AL (1.8 miles ),
Fairhope, AL (3.2 miles ),
Loxley, AL (3.2 miles ),
Mobile, AL (3.3 miles ),
Chickasaw, AL (3.4 miles ),
Point Clear, AL (3.5 miles ),
Prichard, AL (3.5 miles ),
Silverhill, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.67 N, Longitude: 87.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -447 (-5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 900 (22.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Distribution of median household income in Spanish Fort, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Spanish Fort, AL in 2017
Spanish Fort satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2012: 80 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2013: 56 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2014: 99 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2015: 88 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2016: 153 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2017: 132 buildings, average cost: $160,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Spanish Fort, AL residents
Average permit cost in Spanish Fort, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Alabama:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,709 (+99.8%).
Most common industries in Spanish Fort, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Chemicals (7.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Spanish Fort, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Top executives (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.3%)
  • Registered nurses (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Spanish Fort, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.8. This is about average.

City:

65.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.329. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.329
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.487. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.487
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00403. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00403
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Spanish Fort-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Spanish Fort city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 11/3/1968, a category F3 tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spanish Fort-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 49.8 miles away from Spanish Fort 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 315.6 miles away from Spanish Fort 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 240.1 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 193.3 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 137.0 miles away from Spanish Fort center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from Spanish Fort 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 Baldwin County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spanish Fort topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Spanish Fort:

  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE (500 SPANISH FORT BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Spanish Fort:

  • COVENANT HOSPICE INC - DAPHNE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DAPHNE, AL)
  • HOME DIALYSIS OPTIONS OF BALDWIN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; DAPHNE, AL)
  • MERCY MEDICAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DAPHNE, AL)
  • MERCY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DAPHNE, AL)
  • EASTERN SHORE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DAPHNE, AL)
  • FMC PORT CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • ALLEN MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOBILE, AL)

located in Spanish Fort:

Amtrak station near Spanish Fort:

  • 8 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spanish Fort:

  • Bishop State Community College (about 9 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,822)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 16 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • University of South Alabama (about 16 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 29 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • The University of West Florida (about 43 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 45 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 74 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

Public high school in Spanish Fort:

Public elementary/middle schools in Spanish Fort:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Old Spanish Fort Christian School has classes to the 12th grade now. They have also changed their name to XA (Chi - Alpha) Christian Academy.
  • Old Spanish Fort Christian School has classes to the 12th grade now. They have also changed their name to XA (Chi - Alpha) Christian Academy.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Spanish Fort: Spanish Fort (A), Spanish Fort Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Westminster Village Nursing Home (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Spanish Fort Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Spanish Fort include: Spanish Fort Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Grace Church (C), Fellowship Tabernacle (D), Spanish Fort United Methodist Church (E), Church of Christ of Spanish Fort (F), First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spanish Fort Branch (A), Tensaw River (B), D'Olive Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Blakeley State Park Historicl PLC (Historical Places & Services; 34745 State Highway 225) (1), Blakeley State Park Nature Center (Nature Centers; 30550 State Highway 225) (2), Wehle Nature Center at Blakeley (Nature Centers; 30550 State Highway 225) (3), Alabama State - Conservation & Natural Resources- Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Divi (Recreation Areas; 5093 Battleship Parkway) (4), Flight Avionics of North Americlight Simulator Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2701 Battleship Parkway) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Kimberly's (1525 Battleship Parkway) (1), Las Brisas On the Bay (1525 Battleship Parkway) (2). 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

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

SPANISH FORT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 8,064, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
84 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Spanish Fort (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Spanish Fort Branch at 6470 Us Highway 90, branch established on 1964/01/14. 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.
  • United Bank: Spanish Fort Branch at 30500 Highway 181, Suite 100, branch established on 2007/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $446.4 mil, Deposits: $395.5 mil, headquarters in Atmore, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorporation Of Alabama, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Spanish Fort Branch at 30500 A State Hwy 181, branch established on 2006/02/02. 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: Spanish Fort Branch at 6470 Spanish Fort Boulevard, branch established on 1977/10/31. 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
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Spanish Fort Branch at 30585 Highway 225, branch established on 2008/12/22. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Spanish Fort Branch at 10021 Hwy 31, branch established on 2006/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.1 mil, Deposits: $279.7 mil, headquarters in Chatom, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Spanish Fort Town Center at 10000 Town Center Ave, branch established on 1980/09/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Spanish Fort:

Marital status in Spanish Fort, AL
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Spanish Fort:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Spanish Fort
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spanish Fort, AL (based on Baldwin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57,986178
Mainline Protestant20,07548
Catholic14,00913
Black Protestant3,13017
Other1,52814
Orthodox1901
None85,347-
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: 23
This county:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Baldwin County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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
This county:

10.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

9.4%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spanish Fort:

56.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.5%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

62.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spanish Fort, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$45,133$38,6850$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,305$29,2200$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,378$25,5120$0
Financial Administration 1$4,100$49,2000$0
Other Government Administration 1$8,447$101,3640$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,469$41,6280$0
Police - Other 1$2,813$33,7560$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$77,645$38,8230$0

Spanish Fort government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $681,000 ($78.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,042,000 ($236.23)
    Police Protection: $739,000 ($85.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $2,917,000 ($337.46)
    Water Utilities: $2,042,000 ($236.23)
    Police Protection: $525,000 ($60.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,742,000 ($317.21)

Spanish Fort government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $642,000 ($74.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,340,000 ($733.46)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $370,000 ($42.80)
    Property: $233,000 ($26.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $175,000 ($20.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $175,000 ($20.25)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $97,000 ($11.22)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $58,000 ($6.71)

8.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,385 average AGI)
Baldwin County:

0.32%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mobile County, AL  1.32% ($70,600 average AGI)
from Escambia County, FL  0.43% ($45,427)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.23% ($92,854)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($231 average AGI)
Baldwin County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mobile County, AL  1.00% ($47,660 average AGI)
to Escambia County, FL  0.49% ($44,623)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.16% ($55,815)
Businesses in Spanish Fort, AL
NameCountNameCount
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets1
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Ann Taylor1Men's Wearhouse1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1Panera Bread1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Express1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx2SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1Sephora1
Gymboree1Starbucks1
Hollister Co.1Subway1
JCPenney1T-Mobile1
JoS. A. Bank1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1Talbots1
Journeys1U-Haul1
Justice1UPS2
Kohl's1Vans2
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Bryant1Victoria's Secret1
Marriott2

Strongest AM radio stations in Spanish Fort:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Spanish Fort:

  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • W214BN (90.7 FM; MALBIS, AL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spanish Fort:

  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGHA-LP (Channel 66; GULF SHORES , ETC., AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Spanish Fort fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Spanish Fort fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 935ft / 285mTotal length
  • $117,810,000Total costs
  • 465,503Total average daily traffic
  • 68,701Total average daily truck traffic
  • 499,236Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Spanish Fort, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 61990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Spanish Fort, AL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED2$163,23030$165,98062$150,8681$81,7703$130,817
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$104,6236$159,2081$26,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$156,86013$146,2381$52,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$131,5258$136,3210$01$66,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$112,1103$135,6200$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$165,80910$164,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$98,3002$148,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$105,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spanish Fort, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spanish Fort, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 46 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Spanish Fort, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.9%), and Structure Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spanish Fort, AL
    • 14140.9%Outside Fires
    • 12235.4%Structure Fires
    • 7822.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spanish Fort, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Spanish Fort, Alabama:

  • Courtyard Marriott, 13000 Cypress Way, Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527 , Phone: (251) 370-1161
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott, 12000 Cypress Way, Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527 , Phone: (251) 370-1160
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Spanish Fort, Alabama
Most common first names in Spanish Fort, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4874.4 years
William4774.0 years
Mary3485.4 years
Robert3074.9 years
John2975.7 years
Charles2277.8 years
Dorothy1986.1 years
George1877.7 years
Helen1884.0 years
Ruth1785.7 years
Most common last names in Spanish Fort, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2377.1 years
Jones1375.1 years
Wilson1370.6 years
Williams1375.4 years
Harris1287.4 years
Johnson1276.3 years
Davis1173.1 years
Miller1181.8 years
Taylor986.0 years
Green883.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spanish Fort, AL
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spanish Fort, AL
  • 91.9%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Spanish Fort 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Spanish Fort on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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