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Spanish Fort, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Spanish Fort had a population of 8,302 as of July 1, 2018. Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort is located at latitude 30.6749 and longitude -87.9153 in Baldwin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Spanish Fort encompass a land area of 30.25 sq. miles and a water area of 4.71 sq. miles. Baldwin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Spanish Fort (GNIS ID: 2405500) 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 Spanish Fort is located within Daphne Division of Baldwin County.

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Spanish Fort, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,302
Population in Households 8,290
Population in Familes 7,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 274
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $76,611
Average Household Income $92,751
Per Capita Income $36,161


Total Housing Units 3,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,591 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 821 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 483 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $248,787
Average Home Value $274,102


Total Households 3,412
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,445
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 2.35% 2.05%
Households 2.09% 2.02%
Families 2.95% 1.87%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Spanish Fort, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spanish Fort 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 # 80 86th
Population Density # 258 56th
Diversity Index # 435 25th
Median Household Income # 19 97th
Per Capita Income # 24 96th

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