Grand Bay, AL 36541 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36541: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Bay, AL 36541

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mobile County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.491, Longitude -88.331
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • PO Box Addresses: 587
  • Residential Addresses: 5,140
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,140

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Grand Bay, AL 36541 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,262
Daytime Population: Workers 1,505
Daytime Population: Residents 9,166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,671
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 15,174
Population in Familes 13,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $51,578
Average Household Income $66,602
Per Capita Income $23,714


Total Housing Units 5,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,288 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,121 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 529 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $136,485
Average Home Value $171,304


Total Households 5,409
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 4,171
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.15%
Households 0.2% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Grand Bay, AL 36541 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36541 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 107 83rd
Population Density # 189 69th
Diversity Index # 372 40th
Median Household Income # 123 80th
Per Capita Income # 184 70th

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