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36542 is the zip code for

Gulf Shores, AL

Also in this location:
Orange Beach, AL
Foley, AL

Total population
12,705
Housing units
15,939
Land area
(sq. miles)
52.49
Density
(people per sq. mile)
242.05
Water area
(sq. miles)
22.87

Demographic data for zip code 36542

Gender:

Male
6,278
Female
6,427
Median age
Male
40.30
Female
43.70
Gender

Households:

Total households
5,782
Family households
3,567
Nonfamily households
2,215
Average household size
2.20
Average family size
2.69
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
15,939
Occupied housing units
5,782
Owner-occupied
3,011
Renter-occupied
2,771
Vacant housing units
10,157
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
694
5 to 9 years
587
10 to 14 years
666
15 to 19 years
709
20 to 24 years
860
25 to 34 years
1,703
35 to 44 years
1,624
45 to 54 years
1,813
55 to 59 years
906
60 to 64 years
963
65 to 74 years
1,385
75 to 84 years
632
85 years and over
163
Median age
41.90
Age

Race:

White
11,483
Hispanic or Latino
545
Black or African American
221
Asian
98
American Indian & Alaska Native
74
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
11
Other (One Race)
42
Two or More Races
231
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 36542

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
9,700
Civilian labor force
6,146
Employed
5,635
Unemployed
511
Armed Forces
23
Not in labor force
3,531
Percent Unemployed
8.3%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,568
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
4,514
Carpooled
701
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
45
Walked
85
Other means
95
Worked at home
128
Mean travel time
18.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,635
Management / business / science / arts
1,793
Service
1,108
Sales / office
1,856
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
691
Production / transportation / material moving
187
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,635
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
127
Construction
544
Manufacturing
72
Wholesale trade
38
Retail trade
1,265
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
117
Information
51
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
721
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
471
Educational services / health care / social assistance
700
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
1,055
Public administration
166
Other services
308
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,635
Private wage & salary workers
4,471
Government workers
414
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
672
Unpaid family workers
78
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
5,189
Less than $10,000
244
$10,000 to $14,999
227
$15,000 to $24,999
741
$25,000 to $34,999
628
$35,000 to $49,999
801
$50,000 to $74,999
856
$75,000 to $99,999
861
$100,000 to $149,999
514
$150,000 to $199,999
152
$200,000 or more
165
Median household income
$47,764
Mean household income
$65,327
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
14.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 36542

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Gulf Shores Elementary School
1600 E 3rd St
(251) 968-737560715415.8
Gulf Shores High School
600 E 15th Ave
(251) 968-47477095415.1
Gulf Shores Middle School
450 E 15th Ave
(251) 968-87195679916.4

Public libraries around Gulf Shores, AL

NameAddress
Gulf Shores - Thomas B. Norton Public Library221 West 19th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Jackson - White Smith Memorial Library213 College Avenue
Jackson, AL 36545

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 36542

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Atmore Community Hospital401 Medical Park Drive
Atmore, AL 36502
(334) 368-250051
Jackson Medical Center220 Hospital Drive
Jackson, AL 36545
(334) 246-902121
Mercy Medical101 Villa Drive
Daphne, AL 36526
(334) 626-2694162
North Baldwin Hospital
1815 Hand Avenue
Bay Minette, AL 36507
(334) 937-552143
Searcy Hospital
Mount Vernon, AL 36560
(334) 829-9411467
South Baldwin Regional Med Ctr
1613 North Mckenzie Street
Foley, AL 36535
(334) 952-340082
Thomas Hospital
750 Morphy Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532
(334) 928-2375150
Washington County InfirmarySt Stephens Avenue
Chatom, AL 36518
(334) 847-2223103

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 36542

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Crystal Towers By Resortquest1010 West Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 123124
Island Sunrise By Youngs Sun C409 East Beach Blvd No 2
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 181182
Courtyard By Marriott Gulf Shores3750 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
9089199
Crystal Tower By Youngs Sun3639 Gulf Shores Parkway No 3
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 200201
Island Shores By Youngs Sun Co421 Each Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 168169
Days Inn Gulf Shores3049 West 1st St
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
4950145
Crystal Shores West By Youngs3639 Gulf Shores Parkway No 2
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 206207
Bel Sole Condominiums1920 West Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 144160
Microtel Inn And Suites Gulf Shores3600 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
1254890
La Quinta Inn Gulf Shores213 W Fort Morgan Rd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
546494
The Lighthouse By Meyer Re455 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 222307
Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores3947 State Highway 59
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 79138
Sea Carlos By Youngs Sun Coast3639 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 346428
Summerchase By Youngs Sun3639 Gulf Shores Parkway-
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 186207
Grand Caribbean By Youngs Sun3639 Gulf Shores Parkway No 5
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 159189
Seacrest By Youngs Sun Coast3639 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 172186
Best Western On The Beach337 EAST BEACH BLVD
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
10154180
Paradise Isle Resort628 WEST BEACH BLVD
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
34  
Beachside Resort Hotel610 W Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
179180
Crystal Shores West By Rq931 W. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
168156157
Surfside Shores By Sugar Sands969 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 243244
Windward Pointe By Sugar Sands24770 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 169170
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores160 W Commerce Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 72153
The Lighthouse By Youngs Sun455 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 196268
Boardwalk3639R Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 236237
Boardwalk By Sugar Sands Realt420 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
 303304

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 36542

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
City Grill
2200 E 2nd St
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American Bistro, Creole, Hamburgers, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood , Steak House, Steaks, Vegetarian251-223-4202
Denny's
337 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American, Hamburgers251-948-2711
Amelia's Deli & Catering2200 E 2nd St
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Deli, Sandwiches251-968-8333
Arby's
1551 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American, Fast Food, Sandwiches251-968-5688
Barba Foods Carry Out Cab Co824 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Fast Food251-948-8646
BJ's Seafood RestaurantW Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Seafood251-948-7693
Bogart'sHwy 59 S
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Seafood251-968-5262
Boudanz622 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Continental251-981-9951
Burger King
1501 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Fast Food, Hamburgers251-968-4803
Crico's Pizza309 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Pizza251-948-3100
Desotos Restaurant138 E 1st Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Fast Food251-948-7294
Hardee's
837 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches251-948-4232
Hitchin Post Restaurant3401 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Barbecue251-968-5041
Hooters
300 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American, Hamburgers334-948-4668
Hope's Cheesecake210 E 20th Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Pastries251-968-5858
Jalapeno's Cafe & Cantina200 E 1st Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Pub251-948-4044
King Neptune's Steamed Seafood
1137 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Seafood251-968-5464
Nolan's Restaurant & Lounge1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Steaks, Seafood251-948-2111
Pizza Hut
600 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Italian, Pizza, Salads251-948-6160
Sunset Cork Room
225 E 16th Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American, Eclectic, Seafood251-967-4773
Waffle House
382 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
American251-948-5901

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