Daphne, AL Population

By | February 6, 2019

Population: 16,581. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,581 (+12.1% change)
Males: 8,073 (48.7%), Females: 8,508 (51.3%)

Baldwin County

Zip code: 36526

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $52,603
Median house value: $125,300

Races in Daphne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.3%)
  • Black (12.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), English (12.3%), Irish (12.2%), German (11.9%), Italian (4.1%), Scottish (3.5%).

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 13.5 square miles

Map of Daphne, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Daphne

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Daphne city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2.8% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,780 (+40.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Daphne:

  • MERCY MEDICAL A CORPORATION (101 VILLA DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Daphne:

  • THOMAS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL CHILDRENS AND WOMENS (about 13 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; MOBILE, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Daphne:

  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 13 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: BFM)
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 25 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: MOB)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 46 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; Abbreviation: PQL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Daphne:

  • H L SONNY CALLAHAN (about 13 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; Abbreviation: 4R4)
  • BAY MINETTE MUNI (about 17 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; Abbreviation: 1R8)
  • MARK REYNOLDS/NORTH MOBILE COUNTY (about 20 miles; CREOLA, AL; Abbreviation: 15A)

Amtrak station near Daphne:

  • 12 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Daphne:

  • UNITED STATES SPORTS ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 190; Location: ONE ACADEMY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ussa.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Daphne:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 9 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,582)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 21 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,082)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 47 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 50 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,036)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,329)

Schools

Public high school in Daphne:

  • DAPHNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,597; Location: 9300 E. LAWSON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Daphne:

  • BAYSIDE ACADEMY (Students: 546; Location: P.O. DRAWER 2590; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Daphne:

  • DAPHNE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,007; Location: 26985 COUNTY ROAD 13; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DAPHNE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 1000 MAIN ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • DAPHNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 587; Location: 2307 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 02)
  • DAPHNE EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 26651 COUNTY ROAD 13; Grades: N – N )

Private primary/middle school in Daphne:

  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 1503 MAIN ST P.O. DRAWER 1890; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Daphne:

  • DAPHNE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $397,281; Location: 2607 U.S. HIGHWAY 98 (PO BOX 1225); 37,649 books; 2,634 audio materials; 2,332 video materials; 86 serial subscriptions)