Perdido Beach, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Perdido Beach, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Perdido Beach had a population of 638 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: 2560543) 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, 2018)


Total Population 638
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 513
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $55,955
Average Household Income $67,810
Per Capita Income $31,456


Total Housing Units 456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $232,143
Average Home Value $300,284


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 198
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 1.14% 1.37%
Households 1.03% 1.31%
Families 0.57% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Perdido Beach, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perdido 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 # 378 35th
Population Density # 133 77th
Diversity Index # 521 10th
Median Household Income # 67 89th
Per Capita Income # 47 92nd

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