Dauphin Island, Alabama Population 2024

1,892

Dauphin Island is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. Dauphin Island has a 2024 population of 1,892. Dauphin Island is currently growing at a rate of 1.45% annually and its population has increased by 6.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,783 in 2020.

The average household income in Dauphin Island is $104,361 with a poverty rate of 3.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dauphin Island is 60.8 years, 58.6 years for males, and 62.4 years for females.

Dauphin Island Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dauphin Island was:

  • White: 92.3%
  • Two or more races: 4.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
302.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.11% (109)
The current population of Dauphin Island, Alabama is 1,892 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,783.

Dauphin Island, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,65592.3%
Two or more races884.91%
Black or African American311.73%
Native American120.67%
Other race70.39%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dauphin Island Population by Race

Dauphin Island Population Pyramid 2024

Dauphin Island Median Age

60.8

Total

58.6

Male

62.4

Female

Dauphin Island Adults

There are 1,674 adults, (643 of whom are seniors) in Dauphin Island.

Dauphin Island Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

62.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dauphin Island Sex Ratio

Female86148.02%
Male93251.98%

Dauphin Island Population by Age

Dauphin Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8162.1696.43.6
Married5462.4998.41.6
Non Family2221.1992.37.7
Female422.8692.97.1
Male63.331000
showing: 5 rows

2.52

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

96.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dauphin Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dauphin Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dauphin Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50%.

Dauphin Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$62,443

Average Earnings

$64,519

Average Male

$37,763

Average Female

Dauphin Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dauphin Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dauphin Island Language

96.36% of Dauphin Island residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Dauphin Island Language

Dauphin Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,637603.67%
showing: 1 rows

3.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.34%

Male Poverty Rate

3.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dauphin Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dauphin Island is White, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dauphin Island is White, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.94%.

Dauphin Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.76%
Some College4.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.48%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Dauphin Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed7.34%
Male Employed1.79%
Female Employed0.98%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dauphin Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dauphin Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dauphin Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

64.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dauphin Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dauphin Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dauphin Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dauphin Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

256

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Dauphin Island Veterans by War

count

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Dauphin Island Veterans by Age

count

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Dauphin Island Veterans by Race

Dauphin Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dauphin Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

15.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dauphin Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dauphin Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dauphin Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.89%

Born in Dauphin Island

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Dauphin Island residents were born in the United States, with 42.89% having been born in Alabama. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Dauphin Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,027271.35%
20282,000271.37%
20271,973271.39%
20261,946271.41%
20251,919271.43%
20241,892271.45%
20231,865271.47%
20221,838271.49%
20211,811281.57%
20201,78344733.46%
20191,336382.93%
20181,298282.2%
20171,270110.87%
20161,259131.04%
20151,24690.73%
20141,23730.24%
20131,234
20121,234-1-0.08%
20111,235
20101,235
showing: 20 rows

Dauphin Island Population by Year