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The City of Foley had a population of 21,266 as of July 1, 2022. Foley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Foley is located at latitude 30.4066 and longitude -87.6836 in Baldwin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Foley encompass a land area of 29.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The City of Foley 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 Foley is located within Foley Division of Baldwin County.


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Foley, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,266 (100%)
Population in Households 21,001 (98.8%)
Population in Families 16,492 (77.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 265 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 654
Diversity Index2 53
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,787
Average Household Income $62,931
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $26,545
Wealth Index5 49
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 10,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,511 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,708 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,250 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $211,775
Average Home Value $271,560
Housing Affordability Index3 112
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,218
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 5,966
Average Family Size 3.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 2.01% 1.19%
Households 2.09% 1.27%
Families   1.19%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
Owner Occupied HU   1.57%

Foley, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foley to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 92 85th
Median Household Income # 364 39th
Housing Affordability Index # 79 13th
Per Capita Income # 343 42nd
Diversity Index # 150 75th

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