Fairhope, AL Population

By | July 30, 2019

Population: 12,480. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,391 (+23.3% change)
Males: 5,670 (45.4%), Females: 6,810 (54.6%)

Baldwin County

Zip codes: 36532.

Median resident age: 44.5 years
Median household income: $42,912
Median house value: $149,900

Races in Fairhope:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.6%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (18.3%), German (11.0%), United States (10.2%), Irish (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%), French (4.2%).

Elevation: 122 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

Map of Fairhope, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairhope

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairhope city

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

3.1% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,173 (+34.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fairhope:

  • THOMAS HOSPITAL (750 MORPHY AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairhope:

  • MERCY MEDICAL A CORPORATION (about 7 miles; DAPHNE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL CHILDRENS AND WOMENS (about 16 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • SOUTH BALDWIN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; FOLEY, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairhope:

  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 14 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: BFM)
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 26 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: MOB)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; Abbreviation: PQL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fairhope:

Amtrak station near Fairhope:

  • 15 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 Fairhope:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (Full-time enrollment: 5,582; Location: 10 N SUMMIT; Public; Website: www.southalabama.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fairhope:

  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 23 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,082)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 48 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 49 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,036)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,329)
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 100 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)

Schools

Public high school in Fairhope:

  • FAIRHOPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,162; Location: 18800 GREENO RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Fairhope:

  • J LARRY NEWTON SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 9761 COUNTY ROAD 32; Grades: KG – 08)
  • FAIRHOPE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 666; Location: 408 N SECTION; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FAIRHOPE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 2 N BISHOP RD; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • FAIRHOPE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 1101 FAIRHOPE AVE; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • FAIRHOPE K-1 CENTER (Students: 396; Location: 100 S CHURCH ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • NORTH BALDWIN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 6925 TWIN BEACH RD; Grades: 06 – 12)

Private primary/middle schools in Fairhope:

  • MARIETTA JOHNSON SCHOOL OF ORG (Students: 51; Location: 8 MARIETTA DRIVE; Grades: KG – 7)
  • EASTERN SHORE EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 18; Location: 1090 FAIRHOPE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 1)

Libraries

Library in Fairhope:

  • FAIRHOPE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $322,842; Location: 161 NORTH SECTION STREET; 46,335 books; 2,463 audio materials; 1,813 video materials; 155 serial subscriptions)