Fairhope, Alabama Population 2024

25,007

Fairhope is a city located in Baldwin County Alabama. Fairhope has a 2024 population of 25,007. Fairhope is currently growing at a rate of 2.35% annually and its population has increased by 10.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,692 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairhope is $122,308 with a poverty rate of 10.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairhope is 44.9 years, 42.4 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Fairhope Demographics

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

  • White: 89.83%
  • Black or African American: 4.53%
  • Other race: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.25%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
14.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,788.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.2% (2,315)
The current population of Fairhope, Alabama is 25,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,692.

Fairhope, Alabama Population 2024

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Fairhope Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,30589.83%
Black or African American1,0244.53%
Other race5372.38%
Two or more races5082.25%
Asian1340.59%
Native American970.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairhope Population by Race

Fairhope Population Pyramid 2024

Fairhope Median Age

44.9

Total

42.4

Male

47.3

Female

Fairhope Adults

There are 17,197 adults, (5,791 of whom are seniors) in Fairhope.

Fairhope Age Dependency

98.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairhope Sex Ratio

Female11,75852.02%
Male10,84747.98%

Fairhope Population by Age

Fairhope Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,7822.5581.218.8
Married5,4663.1390.89.2
Non Family2,7111.1565.234.8
Female5683.5564.835.2
Male374.051000
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairhope 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

Fairhope Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairhope Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.38%.

Fairhope Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,167

Average Earnings

$66,908

Average Male

$45,426

Average Female

Fairhope Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairhope Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairhope Language

96.33% of Fairhope residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Fairhope Language

Fairhope Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,9341,8279.17%
Black1,01647947.15%
Multiple5085110.04%
Hispanic969414.23%
Other537162.98%
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10.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.91%

Male Poverty Rate

12.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairhope

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairhope is Black, with 47.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairhope is Other, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.42%.

Fairhope Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.22%
Less Than 9th Grade15.5%
Some College15.23%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
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Fairhope Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.05%
Male Unemployed13%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed5.03%
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Fairhope Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairhope Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairhope Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairhope Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairhope Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fairhope Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairhope Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,866

Number of Veterans

1,747

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

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Fairhope Veterans by War

count

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Fairhope Veterans by Age

count

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Fairhope Veterans by Race

Fairhope Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairhope Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fairhope Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairhope Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairhope 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

45.76%

Born in Fairhope

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

1.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Fairhope residents were born in the United States, with 45.76% having been born in Alabama. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fairhope Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927,8775742.1%
202827,3035742.15%
202726,7295742.19%
202626,1555742.24%
202525,5815742.3%
202425,0075742.35%
202324,4335742.41%
202223,8595742.47%
202123,2855932.61%
202022,692110.05%
201922,6816142.78%
201822,0671,1435.46%
201720,9247303.61%
201620,1946653.41%
201519,5296403.39%
201418,8897023.86%
201318,1878404.84%
201217,3475083.02%
201116,8395023.07%
201016,3373,85730.91%
200012,4803,99547.08%
19908,4851,19916.46%
19807,2861,56627.38%
19705,72086217.74%
19604,8581,50444.84%
19503,354
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Fairhope Population by Year