Perdido, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Perdido, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Perdido Census Designated Place had a population of 954 as of July 1, 2020. Perdido ranks in the lower 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 Perdido is located at latitude 31.0077 and longitude -87.6272 in Baldwin County. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.

It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Perdido: Perdido Station.


Perdido, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 954 (100%)
Population in Households 953 (99.9%)
Population in Families 828 (86.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 86
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $36,090
Average Household Income $58,861
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $22,661
Wealth Index5 56


Total HU (Housing Units) 412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $161,290
Average Home Value $168,878
Housing Affordability Index3 148


Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 269
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.55% 1.82%
Households 1.6% 1.88%
Families 1.24% 1.79%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
Owner Occupied HU   1.84%


Perdido, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perdido to the other 586 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 321 45th
Population Density # 494 16th
Median Household Income # 415 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 64 11th
Per Capita Income # 317 46th
Diversity Index # 324 45th

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