Orange Beach, Alabama Population 2021

6,483
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Orange Beach is a city located in Baldwin County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,483, it is the 88th largest city in Alabama and the 4135th largest city in the United States . Orange Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 19.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,441 in 2010. Orange Beach reached it's highest population of 6,483 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Orange Beach has a population density of 441 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orange Beach is $101,211 with a poverty rate of 5.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $297,800. The median age in Orange Beach is 56.6 years, 56.8 years for males, and 55.9 years for females.

Orange Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 98.12%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Orange Beach, Alabama is 6,483 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,441.

Orange Beach, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,90698.12%
Two or More Races500.83%
Asian470.78%
Some Other Race90.15%
Black or African American70.12%
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Orange Beach Population by Race

Orange Beach Population Pyramid $2021

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Orange Beach Median Age

56.6


Total

56.8


Male

55.9


Female

Orange Beach Adults

There are 5,277 adults, (2,017 of whom are seniors) in Orange Beach.

Orange Beach Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

61.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange Beach Sex Ratio

Female

3,005

49.93%

Male

3,014

50.07%

Orange Beach Population by Age

Orange Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orange Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
Male85.4%14.6%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female36.2%63.8%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orange Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9662.0270.2
Married1,5152.6886.7
Non Family1,3411.1852.9
Female693.0436.2
Male413.5185.4

2.68

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Orange Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade921.86%
9th to 12th Grade1472.96%
High School Graduate1,07621.70%
Some College85017.14%
Associates Degree2735.51%
Bachelors Degree1,89638.23%
Graduate Degree62512.60%
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Orange Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orange Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8634,6612,486
Asian4710
2+ Races262626
Hispanic1010
Other Race999
Black44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Orange Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,507$71,591$34,096
Less Than 9th Grade$28,611$$
High School Graduate$36,758$74,259$31,913
Some College$35,833$46,711$14,816
Bachelors Degree$58,007$86,342$41,667
Graduate Degree$57,833$$59,917

$44,507

Average Earnings

$71,591

Average Male

$34,096

Average Female

Orange Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orange Beach Language by Age

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Orange Beach Language

94.60% of Orange Beach residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Orange Beach Language

Orange Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8873065.20%
Black7571.43%

5.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.21%

Male Poverty Rate

5.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange Beach is Black, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange Beach is White, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.88%.

Orange Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.25%
High School9.11%
Some College5.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%

Orange Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed22.11%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Employed0.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Orange Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orange Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,883$101,211
Families$97,188$128,638
Married Families$101,953-
Non Families$54,702$67,334
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Income by Household Type

Orange Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Orange Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Orange Beach Marital Status by Race

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Orange Beach Marital Status

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826

Number of Veterans

771

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam422
First Gulf War244
Second Gulf War146
Korea57
World War II11

Orange Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74365
55 to 64181
75+145
35 to 54106
18 to 3429

Orange Beach Veterans by Age

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Orange Beach Veterans by Race

Orange Beach Veterans by Education

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0.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange Beach Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Orange Beach Employment by Age

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Orange Beach Employment by Race

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Orange Beach 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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46.88%

Born in Orange Beach

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Orange Beach residents were born in the United States, with 46.88% having been born in Alabama. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Orange Beach Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,4831241.95%
20206,3591241.99%
20196,2351242.03%
20186,111851.41%
20176,0261051.77%
20165,9211222.10%
20155,799631.10%
20145,736671.18%
20135,669791.41%
20125,590661.19%
20115,524721.32%
20105,4521,6683.72%
20003,7840.00%

Orange Beach Population by Year