Dauphin Island, AL Population

By | February 5, 2019

Population: 1,371. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,533 (+11.8% change)
Males: 723 (52.7%), Females: 648 (47.3%)

Mobile County

Zip code: 36528

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $44,219
Median house value: $139,000

Races in Dauphin Island:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (24.1%), Irish (14.4%), English (14.2%), German (10.1%), French (8.8%), Scottish (4.5%).

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Map of Dauphin Island, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dauphin Island

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dauphin Island town

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

2.3% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +538 (+64.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dauphin Island:

  • THOMAS HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL KNOLLWOOD PK LTC HOSP (about 26 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • USA KNOLLWOOD PARK LTC HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; MOBILE, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dauphin Island:

  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 26 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: BFM)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; Abbreviation: PQL)
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 31 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: MOB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Dauphin Island:

  • DAUPHIN ISLAND (about 1 miles; DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 4R9)
  • ROY E. RAY (about 15 miles; BAYOU LA BATRE, AL; Abbreviation: 5R7)
  • ST ELMO (about 20 miles; ST ELMO, AL; Abbreviation: 2R5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dauphin Island:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 25 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,582)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 31 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,082)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 66 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 67 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,036)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,329)

Public primary/middle school in Dauphin Island:

  • DAUPHIN ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 1501 BIENVILLE BLVD; Grades: KG – 06)