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Population in 2012: 7,330 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.2%
Males: 3,911  (53.4%)
Females: 3,419  (46.6%)

Median resident age:  41.5 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36527.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,490 (it was $56,699 in 2000)
Spanish Fort:

$64,490
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,239

Spanish Fort city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $200,968 (it was $150,200 in 2000)
Spanish Fort:

$200,968
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $211,499; Detached houses: $223,670; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,456; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,456; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,230; Mobile homes: $23,445

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,131.

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  • White alone - 6,557 (94.5%)
  • Black alone - 210 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spanish Fort: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.0%), Irish (14.1%), English (13.8%), German (11.3%), Scottish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,141 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Spanish Fort:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spanish Fort city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

96 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Spanish Fort, Alabama as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Spanish Fort to the number of sex offenders is 1,833 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $870 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $489 (0.3%)

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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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.67 N, Longitude: 87.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -426 (-6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 506 (14.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

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Crime rates in Spanish Fort by Year
Type 2002 2003 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0111101
per 100,000 0.018.017.817.117.20.014.1
Robberies 6036223
per 100,000 109.70.053.4102.934.425.442.3
Assaults 44766118
per 100,000 73.172.1124.6102.9103.3139.7112.8
Burglaries 12112538112827
per 100,000 219.3198.4444.9651.7189.4355.6380.5
Thefts 8962137181206338296
per 100,000 1626.81118.12438.23104.13546.24293.24172.0
Auto thefts 1501213
per 100,000 18.390.20.017.134.412.742.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.7) 137.6100.6195.4251.2215.4247.9258.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Alabama average:

2.28

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Spanish Fort, Alabama accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,709 (+99.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Average climate in Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Spanish Fort-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 88% 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 below Alabama state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from Spanish Fort center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from Spanish Fort center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 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).
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Hospital/medical center in Spanish Fort:

  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 500 SPANISH FORT BLVD)

Other hospitals/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)

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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:

  • University of South Alabama (about 16 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 10,934)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 16 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 29 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 7,407)
  • The University of West Florida (about 43 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Pensacola Junior College (about 45 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 73 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 6,824)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 87 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,977)

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.

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.70
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.944
U.S.:

3.498

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

SPANISH FORT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 8064, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.8%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Spanish Fort, AL

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

Spanish Fort compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Banks with 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

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

  • Courtyard By Marriott, 13000 Cypress Way, Spanish Fort, AL 36527 , Phone: (251) 625-1379, Fax: (251) 625-0127
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Spanish Fort, 12000 Cypress Way, Spanish Fort, AL 36527 , Phone: (251) 370-1160, Fax: (251) 370-1160
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Spanish Fort travel time to work - commute


Spanish Fort mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (27%)

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Religion statistics for Spanish Fort 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 1$3,195$38,3400$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,582$78,9840$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,703$32,4360$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$35,169$42,2030$0
Police - Other 1$2,192$26,3040$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,970$29,8200$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,692$34,1520$0
Totals for Government 18$60,503$40,3350$0

Spanish Fort government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $262,000 ($35.74)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $302,000 ($41.20)
    Police Protection: $276,000 ($37.65)
    Central Staff Services: $253,000 ($34.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($16.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $31,000 ($4.23)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($3.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($3.68)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($3.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $32,000 ($4.37)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($2.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $389,000 ($53.07)

Spanish Fort government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $214,000 ($29.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $66,000 ($9.00)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($8.32)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($5.18)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $52,000 ($7.09)
    Highways: $41,000 ($5.59)
    General Support: $15,000 ($2.05)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $367,000 ($50.07)
    Public Utilities: $207,000 ($28.24)
    NEC: $110,000 ($15.01)
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000 ($6.41)

Spanish Fort government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $135,000 ($18.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $200,000 ($27.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $321,000 ($43.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($1.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,058,000 ($144.34)

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 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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Spanish Fort, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

Spanish Fort fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2011 09:40 AM, Us-Sr 16, Lat: 30.66705833, Lon: -87.91903889, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 2009 08:48 PM, Us-Sr 16, Lat: 30.67425833, Lon: -87.96418056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 2006 04:47 AM, Us-Sr16, 9018, Lat: 30.677894, Lon: -87.985419, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 13, 1999 03:50 PM, I-10, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 8, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1996 01:58 PM, Sr3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1995 05:45 AM, Sr3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 24, 1995 12:27 AM, Sr3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 126 meters (413ft)
Total costs: $64,977,000
Total average daily traffic: 343,995
Total average daily truck traffic: 54,495

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
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$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$105,430
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


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
Businesses in Spanish Fort, AL
NameCountNameCount
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse1
Ann Taylor1New Balance1
Ashley Furniture1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1Panera Bread1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Rue211
Express1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx2SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1Sephora1
Gymboree1Starbucks1
Hollister Co.1Subway1
JCPenney1T-Mobile1
JoS. A. Bank1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1Talbots1
Journeys1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Vans2
Lane Bryant1Verizon Wireless2
Marriott2Victoria's Secret1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
Browse common businesses in Spanish Fort, AL


Spanish Fort on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles P. Forrest, Sr. (4)
  • Rano J. Harris, Jr. (3)
  • Drew C. Dyas (2)
  • Josh Krauss (2)
  • Erik S. Palin (2)
  • William Day (2)
  • Chad Alessi (1)
  • Michael Peter Difazio (1)
  • Stanley Wayne Bevans (1)
  • Josefina Cimbalova (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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