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Bay Minette, Alabama - Basic Facts

Bay Minette is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Bay Minette.

It is a populated place located in Baldwin County at latitude 30.883 and longitude -87.773. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bay Minette (see map) encompass a land area of 17.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay Minette: Bay Minette Station.

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Bay Minette, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,157
Population in Households 7,454
Population in Familes 6,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 703
Population Density1 952
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,806
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,924
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,830 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 977 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $114,535
Average Home Value $144,235


Median Household Income $41,103
Average Household Income $53,943
Per Capita Income $20,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 0.88%
Households 0.53% 1.01%
Families 0.5% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bay Minette, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay Minette to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 80 86th
Population Density1 # 51 91st
Diversity Index2 # 127 78th
Median Household Income # 191 67th
Per Capita Income # 220 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.