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36542 Zip Code (Gulf Shores, AL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Gulf Shores, AL (34.82%), Foley, AL (0.94%), Orange Beach, AL (0.69%)
County: Baldwin County, AL
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 14,122
Zip code population in 2010: 12,705
Zip code population in 2000: 7,776

Houses and condos: 16,854
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,803
% of renters here:

41%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 36542: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 52.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 22.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 36542
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.3% ($813)
Alabama:

0.4% ($609)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $776 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $913 (0.3%)

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Males: 6,345  (44.9%)
Females: 7,778  (55.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 36542:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 36542:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

Zip code 36542 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 36542 (2019)
    • 11,48390.4%White
    • 5454.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2311.8%Two or more races
    • 2211.7%Black
    • 980.8%Asian
    • 740.6%American Indian
    • 420.3%Some other race
    • 110.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 8,103
Rural population: 6,018

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $265,588
36542:

$265,588
Alabama:

$154,000



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in 36542 zip code as of November 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 36542 is 753 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.8 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 36542, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $56,627 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,627
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $36,932 (reported on 77.5% of returns)
Here:

$36,932
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.0% for AGIs below $25k, 71.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 24.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,893 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,893
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,702 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,702
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,512 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,512
State:

+$13,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,386 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$15,386
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,755 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
36542:

$19,755
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,433 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
36542:

$17,433
Alabama:

$20,904

Total itemized deductions: $22,988 (19% of AGI, reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

$22,988
State:

$21,388

Here:

18.7% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,635 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,635
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,764 (reported on 27.4% of returns)
36542:

$5,764
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,189 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,189
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.7%
Here:

51%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 44.0% for AGIs below $25k, 49.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 36542, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $51,600 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,600
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $33,953 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,953
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $10k, 69.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 34.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,002 (reported on 46.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,002
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,407 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,407
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$23,058 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
Here:

+$23,058
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 24.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$21,422 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

+$21,422
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $10k, 8.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,569 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
36542:

$3,569
Alabama:

$3,006
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $16,222 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,222
Alabama:

$17,165

Total itemized deductions: $24,910 (28% of AGI, reported on 39.5% of returns)
Here:

$24,910
State:

$17,623

Here:

27.8% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 29.9% for AGIs below $10k, 21.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 20.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 22.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 22.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,056 (4% of AGI, reported on 34.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,056
State:

$4,768

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,615 (reported on 75.2% of returns)
36542:

$8,615
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,730 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,730
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.2%
Here:

59%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 50.6% for AGIs below $10k, 57.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$55,067
Alabama:

$51,734
Gulf Shores, AL (36542) map Nearest zip codes: 36511, 36535, 36555, 36561, 36580, 36532.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.1%
Alabama:

46.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.2%
Alabama:

47.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 324
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,539


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 179 (33 now married, 155 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,010 (1,207 now married, 1,805 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 36542 with a mortgage: 2,159 (23 second mortgage, 246 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,857

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,364
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $495

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.3%
Whole state:

15.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

8.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 36542: Mobile Point Light (A), Front Range Light (B), Pine Beach (C), The Golf Club of the Wharf (D), Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club (E), Homeport Marina (F), Kiva Dunes Golf Course (G), Gulf State Park Golf Course (H), South Alabama Sewer Services Wastewater Treatment Plant (I), City of Gulf Shores Utililty Board Wastewater Treatment Plant (J), Craft Farms Resort (K), Waterville USA Water Park (L), Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo (M), Kingfish Lodge (N), Shell Banks (O), Swifts Landing (P), Fort Morgan Museum (Q), Oyster Bay Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (R), Gulf Shores Fire Rescue Station 1 (S), Fort Morgan Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Paradise Isle Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 36542 include: Oyster Bay Baptist Church (A), Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church (B), Gulf Shores United Methodist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church of Gulf Shores (D), First Baptist Church (E), Shell Banks Baptist Church (F), Saint Andrew by the Sea Community Church (G), Holy Spirit Episcopal Church (H), Grace Fellowship Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Shellbank Cemetery (1), Wallace Cemetery (2), Miller Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Oyster Bay (A), Shelby Lakes (B), Wolf Bay (C), Little Lagoon (D), Gator Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Owens Bayou (A), Graham Bayou (B), Bon Secour River (C), Stanton Creek (D), Cotton Creek (E), Brights Creek (F), Wolf Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 36542 include: Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (1), Fort Morgan State Historic Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 6662014 or later
  • 1702010 to 2013
  • 5,7732000 to 2009
  • 3,4071990 to 1999
  • 5,0331980 to 1989
  • 7121970 to 1979
  • 6221960 to 1969
  • 2381950 to 1959
  • 801940 to 1949
  • 1171939 or earlier

Zip code 36542 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gulf Shores, AL (36542)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gulf Shores, AL (36542)
  • 26no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 6562 bedrooms
  • 2,4683 bedrooms
  • 5794 bedrooms
  • 2095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gulf Shores, AL (36542)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gulf Shores, AL (36542)
  • 42no bedroom
  • 3691 bedroom
  • 1,6322 bedrooms
  • 6683 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf Shores, AL (36542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf Shores, AL (36542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 19no vehicle
  • 1,5071 vehicle
  • 1,7402 vehicles
  • 3873 vehicles
  • 2244 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf Shores, AL (36542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf Shores, AL (36542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 95no vehicle
  • 1,6181 vehicle
  • 8802 vehicles
  • 1833 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 36542 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 36542 household income distribution in 2019
  • 289Less than $10,000
  • 237$10,000 to $14,999
  • 244$15,000 to $19,999
  • 427$20,000 to $24,999
  • 318$25,000 to $29,999
  • 513$30,000 to $34,999
  • 212$35,000 to $39,999
  • 354$40,000 to $44,999
  • 498$45,000 to $49,999
  • 656$50,000 to $59,999
  • 521$60,000 to $74,999
  • 860$75,000 to $99,999
  • 750$100,000 to $124,999
  • 343$125,000 to $149,999
  • 249$150,000 to $199,999
  • 389$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 36542

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 36542
  • 43Less than $10,000
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 60$80,000 to $89,999
  • 136$90,000 to $99,999
  • 132$100,000 to $124,999
  • 241$125,000 to $149,999
  • 318$150,000 to $174,999
  • 229$175,000 to $199,999
  • 819$200,000 to $249,999
  • 392$250,000 to $299,999
  • 649$300,000 to $399,999
  • 389$400,000 to $499,999
  • 605$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$750,000 to $999,999
  • 86$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 41$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 3$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 36542

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 36542
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 35$450 to $499
  • 87$500 to $549
  • 68$550 to $599
  • 137$650 to $699
  • 257$700 to $749
  • 146$750 to $799
  • 444$800 to $899
  • 560$900 to $999
  • 486$1,000 to $1,249
  • 145$1,250 to $1,499
  • 65$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 117$3,500 or more
  • 165No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,098.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $594,965.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $292,932
  • Asian householders: $162,360
  • Two or more races householders: $258,238

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $265,588
36542:

$265,588
Alabama:

$154,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $178,597 - $421,905

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $441,436
Here:

$441,436
State:

$209,799

Townhouses or other attached units: $126,181
Here:

$126,181
State:

$168,997

In 2-unit structures: $527,724
Here:

$527,724
State:

$144,593

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,825
Here:

$190,825
State:

$140,983

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,164
Here:

$231,164
State:

$235,832

Mobile homes: $60,471
Here:

$60,471
State:

$69,597
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 36542

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,827
  • One, attached: 338
  • Two: 575
  • 3 or 4: 795
  • 5 to 9: 934
  • 10 to 19: 1,590
  • 20 to 49: 1,048
  • 50 or more: 4,917
  • Mobile homes: 421

Unemployment: 4.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 36542

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 36542
  • 80.0%5,692Drove a car alone
  • 8.8%629Carpooled
  • 0.8%56Bicycle
  • 0.7%53Other means
  • 9.7%690Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 36542

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 36542
  • 219Less than 5 minutes
  • 6595 to 9 minutes
  • 1,62110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,22915 to 19 minutes
  • 73120 to 24 minutes
  • 19325 to 29 minutes
  • 63830 to 34 minutes
  • 19635 to 39 minutes
  • 33645 to 59 minutes
  • 44460 to 89 minutes
  • 16190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,122
  • Male householders: 3,433 (1,145 living alone), Female householders: 3,384 (1,437 living alone)
  • 3,009 spouses (3,004 opposite-sex spouses), 189 unmarried partners, (189 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,999 children (2,906 natural, 37 adopted, 51 stepchildren), 182 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 291 parents, 0 foster children, 120 other relatives, 332 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 6 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,688 2-persons, 768 3-persons, 382 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 84 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,581 1-person, 315 2-persons

1,125 married couples with children.
709 single-parent households (215 men, 494 women).

90.7% of residents of 36542 zip code speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% very well, 18% well).
5.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% very well, 24% well, 3% not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 585 (4.1%)
(46.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

3.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 32%Serbia
  • 16%Bolivia
  • 8%Guyana
  • 6%Hungary
  • 5%North Macedonia (Macedonia)
  • 5%Latvia
  • 4%Croatia
Most common first ancestries reported in 36542
  • 39%American
  • 16%English
  • 8%Irish
  • 5%German
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4832010 or later
  • 1252000 to 2009
  • 171990 to 1999
  • 156Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • LOT 52, GOLD BEACH A (FORT MORGAN ROAD, SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 9 S in GULF SHORES, AL)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-1998-0128, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • LAFARGE BUILDING MATERIALS INC (GULF SHORES PLANT in GULF SHORES, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: CONCRETE COMPANY, LAFARGE BUILDING MAT GULF SHOR
  • COASTAL LINEN SERVICE (HWY 180 & 22ND AVE in GULF SHORES, AL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • NATIONAL DISPLAY INC (701 COMMERCE DRIVE in GULF SHORES, AL)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • NELSON BOATYARD INC (16800 NELSON LANE in GULF SHORES, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MARINAS
  • BUSKENS (2449 #1 BUSKENS LANE in GULF SHORES, AL)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • CITY OF GULF SHORES (1905 WEST FIRST STREET in GULF SHORES, AL)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • LAFARGE GULF SHORES CONCRETE PLANT (18845 SCOLLARD AVE in GULF SHORES, AL)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: JAMES FORBES

Zip code 36542 marital status for males
Zip code 36542 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 97.4%Electricity
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 4,930. Population change in the 1990s: +2,846 (+57.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,485
  • Northeast: 975
  • Midwest: 2,260
  • South: 4,167
  • West: 548

42% of the 36542 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

87% of the 36542 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Gulf Shores, AL (36542)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

8.0%
Alabama:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

12.0%
Alabama:

12.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 79,967Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 76,973Business and financial operations occupations
  • 67,018Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 57,113Management occupations
  • 52,394Transportation occupations
  • 50,706Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (GULF SHORES, AL):

  • GULF SAND AND GRAVEL (224-E PROFESSIONAL COURT; small business) : $822,519 in 4 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    $714,339 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Well Drilling/Exploratory Services. Signed on 2000-03-30. Completion date: 2000-07-09.
    $87,900 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Taking place in LA. Signed on 2000-06-07. Completion date: 2001-06-07.
    $42,450 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Taking place in LA. Signed on 2001-07-27. Completion date: 2001-08-31.
    -$22,170 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Taking place in LA. Signed on 2004-08-25. Completion date: 2001-06-07.
  • CRAIG M VANDER NOOT (751 BEAR CREEK DR; small business) : $210,000 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Program Management/Support Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $31,500; 2001: $41,000; 2002: $48,000; 2003: $45,000; 2004: $0; 2005: $44,500; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $48,000 with Navy for Program Management/Support Services. Signed on 2002-03-01. Completion date: 2003-02-28.
    $45,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-02-21. Completion date: 2004-02-28.
    $44,500 with Navy for Program Management/Support Services. Taking place in HI. Signed on 2005-05-03. Completion date: 2005-05-05.
    $41,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-01-22. Completion date: 2001-12-31.
  • BARKO ENVIRONMENTAL (1988 WEST BEACH BLVD # B20; small business)
    $28,433 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-02-15. Completion date: 2006-10-30.
  • ARK PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT INC (4590 CORAL CIR; small business)
    100 employees, $0 revenue
    $7,640 with Navy for Non-nuclear Ship Repair (West) Ship repair (including overhauls and conversions) performed on. non-nuclear propelled and nonpropelled ships west of the 108th meridian. Signed on 2004-11-17. Completion date: 2004-11-15.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 5 establishments, 1-4 employees: 28 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 11)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Golf Courses and Country Clubs (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (50-99: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$111,6671,311$185,0821,390$180,98625$93,6893$3,479,7731,818$189,704
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$136,53059$172,164121$179,3202$152,7900$083$182,261
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$92,75388$184,622237$173,17815$33,9610$0112$195,447
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$97,76574$183,520143$176,6792$137,5050$0107$196,182
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$040$186,28572$197,7841$87,7500$048$199,789
Choose year:  2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.03 , 0114.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED266$157,54191$149,030224$161,114
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED42$158,32129$170,00942$164,869
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$184,0602$146,1405$192,818
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$185,84616$164,24816$193,613
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$109,6851$53,0103$90,793
Choose year:  2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.03 , 0114.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 36542
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 36542 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 59. The highest number of fires - 106 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 36542 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.9%), and Structure Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 36542
    • 51350.9%Outside Fires
    • 28628.4%Structure Fires
    • 13213.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 777.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 36542, Alabama

Most common first names in zip code 36542 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4277.5 years
James3773.3 years
Mary3280.7 years
John2973.4 years
Robert2771.6 years
Thomas2469.3 years
Charles1672.0 years
George1470.4 years
Joseph1378.2 years
Frances1278.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 36542 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson2480.9 years
Smith1664.1 years
Jones1278.9 years
Callaway1278.4 years
Williams976.3 years
Davis774.7 years
Wright676.0 years
Green579.4 years
King574.2 years
Cook574.6 years
Businesses in zip code 36542
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Microtel1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Publix Super Markets1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Target1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS9
Holiday Inn2Vans2
La Quinta1Waffle House1
Maurices1Walmart1
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