Gulf Shores, Alabama 

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Population

11,131

241% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$45,777

Avg. Home Price

$238,400

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City: Gulf Shores
Zip Codes: 36542


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gulf Shores is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gulf Shores jobs have increased by 1.78%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gulf Shores's cost of living is 6.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Gulf Shores's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Gulf Shores's population is 11,131 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 241.34%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 5 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gulf Shores is $238,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -17.01%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Gulf Shores public schools spend $8,731 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Gulf Shores. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Gulf Shores

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Reviews for Gulf Shores    5 Reviews
Okay, where's the paradise? This is Paradise Islan - 5/24/2012
I know that there are a few people out there that would just as soon throw rotten tomatoes at me for saying what I’m about to say, but I hate, hate, HATE living in Gulf... (Read More)

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Enjoy the Sunshine - 11/29/2011
Gulf Shores offers many sunny days, compared to the rest of Baldwin County.... (Read More)

vacationville - 6/3/2010
Just because you enjoy your vacations here does not mean you will like living here. During the summer the town is full of tourists. During the winter it's full of... (Read More)


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36542