Orange Beach, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Orange Beach, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Orange Beach had a population of 6,677 as of July 1, 2018. Orange Beach ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Orange Beach is located at latitude 30.2938 and longitude -87.586 in Baldwin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orange Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.7 sq. miles and a water area of 1.25 sq. miles. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Orange Beach (GNIS ID: 2404439) 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 Orange Beach is located within Foley Division of Baldwin County.

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Orange Beach, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,677
Population in Households 6,677
Population in Familes 5,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 454
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $65,827
Average Household Income $102,365
Per Capita Income $45,500


Total Housing Units 13,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,206 (16.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,087 (76.9%)
Median Home Value $315,862
Average Home Value $404,590


Total Households 3,028
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,908
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 2.51% 1.94%
Households 2.39% 1.88%
Families 2.6% 1.7%
Median Household Income   4.16%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Orange Beach, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange Beach 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 # 92 84th
Population Density # 170 71st
Diversity Index # 464 20th
Median Household Income # 35 94th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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