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The Town of Perdido Beach had a population of 589 as of July 1, 2022. Perdido Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Perdido Beach is located at latitude 30.3408 and longitude -87.505 in Baldwin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Perdido Beach encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of Perdido Beach 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 Town of Perdido Beach is located within Elberta Division of Baldwin County.

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


Total Population 589 (100%)
Population in Households 589 (100.0%)
Population in Families 477 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 497
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $47,635
Average Household Income $79,121
% of Income for Mortgage4 41%
Per Capita Income $34,575
Wealth Index5 92


Total HU (Housing Units) 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $374,359
Average Home Value $658,669
Housing Affordability Index3 66


Total Households 275
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 2.68% 1.83%
Households 2.70% 1.89%
Families   1.79%
Median Household Income   5.08%
Per Capita Income   7.13%
Owner Occupied HU   2.03%

Perdido Beach, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perdido Beach 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 # 387 35th
Population Density # 137 77th
Median Household Income # 332 44th
Housing Affordability Index # 59 10th
Per Capita Income # 110 82nd
Diversity Index # 546 8th

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