Fairhope, Alabama Population 2021

23,901
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Fairhope is a city located in Baldwin County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 23,901, it is the 25th largest city in Alabama and the 1611th largest city in the United States . Fairhope is currently growing at a rate of 2.63% annually and its population has increased by 55.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,326 in 2010. Fairhope reached it's highest population of 23,901 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Fairhope has a population density of 1,709 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairhope is $108,867 with a poverty rate of 6.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,196 per month, and the median house value is $299,200. The median age in Fairhope is 43.7 years, 42.5 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Fairhope Demographics

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

  • White: 89.68%
  • Black or African American: 4.56%
  • Asian: 2.99%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairhope, Alabama is 23,901 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,065.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,326.

Fairhope, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021233,9925,3792.30%
2020228,6135,3792.35%
2019223,2345,3792.41%
2018217,8555,3342.45%
2017212,5214,9202.32%
2016207,6014,6622.25%
2015202,9393,7561.85%
2014199,1834,2982.16%
2013194,8854,7402.43%
2012190,1453,5871.89%
2011186,5583,4461.85%
2010183,1120.00%

Fairhope Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,90889.68%
Black or African American9624.56%
Asian6312.99%
Some Other Race3021.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1750.83%
Two or More Races1050.50%
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Fairhope Population by Race

Fairhope Population Pyramid $2021

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Fairhope Median Age

43.7


Total

42.5


Male

44.7


Female

Fairhope Adults

There are 15,631 adults, (4,938 of whom are seniors) in Fairhope.

Fairhope Age Dependency

97.2

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairhope Sex Ratio

Female

11,118

52.73%

Male

9,965

47.27%

Fairhope Population by Age

Fairhope Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairhope Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.7%13.3%
All78.1%21.9%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family59.7%40.3%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairhope Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7902.6878.1
Married4,6713.1986.7
Non Family2,1841.1859.7
Female7093.7271.4
Male2263.45100

3.22

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Fairhope Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2261.56%
9th to 12th Grade4312.97%
High School Graduate2,01913.93%
Some College2,75218.98%
Associates Degree1,1447.89%
Bachelors Degree5,16735.64%
Graduate Degree2,75919.03%
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Fairhope Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairhope Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,07812,6317,261
Hispanic605449257
Black444389112
Asian354329269
Native American14159
Other Race1208482
2+ Races272727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fairhope Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,715$57,893$32,457
Less Than 9th Grade$20,030$20,152$19,524
High School Graduate$24,415$$
Some College$30,916$40,027$26,673
Bachelors Degree$50,324$76,500$40,580
Graduate Degree$71,944$106,719$52,076

$44,715

Average Earnings

$57,893

Average Male

$32,457

Average Female

Fairhope Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairhope Language by Age

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Fairhope Language

93.26% of Fairhope residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Fairhope Language

Fairhope Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,1087674.24%
Black91858663.83%
Hispanic1,019565.50%
Other30220.66%

6.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.93%

Male Poverty Rate

6.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairhope

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairhope is Black, with 63.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairhope is Other, with 0.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.14%.

Fairhope Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.45%
High School7.79%
Some College5.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Fairhope Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.40%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed3.22%

Fairhope Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairhope Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,197$108,867
Families$96,311$132,170
Married Families$108,823-
Non Families$36,579$48,280
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Income by Household Type

Fairhope Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairhope Married by Age and Sex

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Fairhope 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 45-54.

Fairhope Marital Status by Race

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Fairhope Marital Status

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1,731

Number of Veterans

1,619

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam836
Second Gulf War322
First Gulf War243
Korea203
World War II93

Fairhope Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+724
65 to 74462
55 to 64221
35 to 54203
18 to 34121

Fairhope Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,69311.76%
Hispanic385.65%
Other Race3822.75%

Fairhope Veterans by Race

Fairhope Veterans by Education

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1.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairhope Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fairhope Employment by Age

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Fairhope Employment by Race

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Fairhope Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.39%

Born in Fairhope

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

4.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Fairhope residents were born in the United States, with 46.39% having been born in Alabama. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairhope Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,9016122.63%
202023,2896122.70%
201922,6776122.77%
201822,0651,1435.46%
201720,9227273.60%
201620,1956643.40%
201519,5316373.37%
201418,8946993.84%
201318,1958384.83%
201217,3575042.99%
201116,8535033.08%
201016,3503,8702.74%
200012,4803,9953.93%
19908,4851,1991.54%
19807,2861,5662.45%
19705,7208621.65%
19604,8581,5043.77%
19503,3540.00%

Fairhope Population by Year