Bay Minette, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Bay Minette, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Bay Minette had a population of 8,934 as of July 1, 2018. Bay Minette ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bay Minette is located at latitude 30.8944 and longitude -87.7913 in Baldwin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bay Minette (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The City of Bay Minette (GNIS ID: 2403825) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bay Minette is located within Bay Minette Division of Baldwin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay Minette: Bay Minette Station.

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Bay Minette, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,934
Population in Households 8,190
Population in Familes 6,779
Population in Group Qrtrs 744
Population Density2 518
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $44,281
Average Household Income $62,407
Per Capita Income $24,057


Total Housing Units 3,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,066 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 991 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 440 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $129,089
Average Home Value $153,010


Total Households 3,057
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,076
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 1.01%
Households 0.77% 1.09%
Families 0.58% 0.94%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Bay Minette, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay Minette to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 76 87th
Population Density # 129 78th
Diversity Index # 157 73rd
Median Household Income # 205 65th
Per Capita Income # 183 69th

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