Fairhope, Alabama Population 2020

23,547

Fairhope is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 23,547, it is the 25th largest city in Alabama and the 1632nd largest city in the United States. Fairhope is currently growing at a rate of 3.20% annually and its population has increased by 53.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,326 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Fairhope has a population density of 1,684 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairhope is $106,759 with a poverty rate of 6.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,096 per month, and the median house value is $256,400. The median age in Fairhope is 44.9 years, 44.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.4 males.

Fairhope Demographics

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

  • White: 91.55%
  • Black or African American: 4.75%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairhope, Alabama is 23,547, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,085.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,326.

Fairhope, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020228,8285,4032.36%
2019223,4255,4032.42%
2018218,0225,4032.48%
2017212,6194,9072.31%
2016207,7124,7172.27%
2015202,9953,8061.87%
2014199,1894,3032.16%
2013194,8864,7432.43%
2012190,1433,6031.89%
2011186,5403,4291.84%
2010183,1110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,60991.55%
Black or African American9664.75%
Asian3071.51%
Some Other Race2951.45%
Two or More Races1390.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.05%

Fairhope Population Pyramid 2020

Fairhope Median Age

44.9


Total

44.4


Male

45.1


Female

Fairhope Adults

There are 15,062 adults, (4,784 of whom are seniors) in Fairhope.

Fairhope Age Dependency

97.8

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairhope Sex Ratio

Female

11,082

54.52%

Male

9,245

45.48%

Fairhope Households and Families

Fairhope Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairhope Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.9%4.1%
Married86%14%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Female57%43%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5402.6776.7
Married4,4833.2386
Non Family2,2211.2261.9
Female6403.4957
Male1963.6595.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairhope Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2822.00%
9th to 12th Grade3002.13%
High School Graduate2,04514.53%
Some College2,77919.74%
Associates Degree1,1047.84%
Bachelors Degree4,72033.53%
Graduate Degree2,84720.22%

Fairhope Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,89412,4427,054
Hispanic528460293
Black463399156
Asian15012346
Other Race12612681
Multiple Races515151
Native American1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,464$61,314$32,025
Less Than High School$21,417$$22,083
High School Grad$22,917$23,828$
Some College$28,781$37,007$23,398
Bachelors Degree$51,508$84,474$42,350
Graduate Degree$78,922$109,728$54,240

$43,464

Average Earnings

$61,314

Average Male

$32,025

Average Female

Fairhope Language

Fairhope Language by Age

Fairhope Language

95.24% of Fairhope residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Fairhope Poverty

Fairhope Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8527544.22%
Black91656862.01%
Hispanic791718.98%
Other29531.02%

6.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.37%

Male Poverty Rate

6.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairhope

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairhope is Black, with 62.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairhope is Other, with 1.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.43%
High School9.01%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.51%
Female Unemployed9.90%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed4.13%

Fairhope Income

Fairhope Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,330$106,759
Families$90,838$127,442
Married Families$100,200-
Non Families$36,932$57,078

Fairhope Marital Status

Fairhope Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairhope Married by Age and Sex

Fairhope Marriage

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

Fairhope Marital Status by Race

Fairhope Veterans

1,808

Number of Veterans

1,667

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam835
First Gulf War336
Second Gulf War304
Korea236
World War II115
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,76412.55%
Hispanic366.82%
2 or More3364.71%
Asian85.33%
Other31.52%

$Fairhope Veterans by Education

1.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairhope Employment Status

54%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fairhope Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.51%

Born in Alabama

95.04%

Native Born

4.96%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.04% of Fairhope residents were born in the United States, with 46.51% having been born in Alabama. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,5477313.20%
201922,8167313.31%
201822,0851,1515.50%
201720,9347313.62%
201620,2036703.43%
201519,5336423.40%
201418,8916993.84%
201318,1928374.82%
201217,3555073.01%
201116,8485033.08%
201016,3453,8652.73%
200012,4803,9953.93%
19908,4851,1991.54%
19807,2861,5662.45%
19705,7208621.65%
19604,8581,5043.77%
19503,3540.00%