Orange Beach, Alabama Population 2020

6,324

Orange Beach is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,324, it is the 89th largest city in Alabama and the 4179th largest city in the United States. Orange Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has increased by 16.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,441 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Orange Beach has a population density of 430 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orange Beach is $97,893 with a poverty rate of 7.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,103 per month, and the median house value is $295,500. The median age in Orange Beach is 53.1 years, 53.1 years for males, and 53.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.0 males.

Orange Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 96.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Orange Beach, Alabama is 6,324, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,114.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,441.

Orange Beach, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,73696.78%
Two or More Races1282.16%
Black or African American380.64%
Asian180.30%
Some Other Race70.12%

Orange Beach Population Pyramid 2020

Orange Beach Median Age

53.1


Total

53.1


Male

53.2


Female

Orange Beach Adults

There are 4,943 adults, (1,805 of whom are seniors) in Orange Beach.

Orange Beach Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange Beach Sex Ratio

Female

2,934

49.50%

Male

2,993

50.50%

Orange Beach Households and Families

Orange Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Orange Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All69.1%30.9%
Male56.4%43.6%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female50%50%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6532.2369.1
Married1,4062.8984.6
Non Family1,1081.2251.5
Female1003.4850
Male393.5156.4

2.83

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Orange Beach Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade972.10%
9th to 12th Grade1493.23%
High School Graduate98021.22%
Some College88219.10%
Associates Degree2846.15%
Bachelors Degree1,60034.64%
Graduate Degree62713.57%

Orange Beach Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5224,3072,193
Black365
Multiple Races272727
Asian1818
Hispanic99
Other Race777

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,356$62,530$35,663
Less Than High School$30,684$31,226$
High School Grad$40,682$80,395$35,268
Some College$35,982$50,170$19,417
Bachelors Degree$48,750$82,719$42,130
Graduate Degree$61,164$$61,422

$42,356

Average Earnings

$62,530

Average Male

$35,663

Average Female

Orange Beach Language

Orange Beach Language by Age

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 2.96% of the population.

Orange Beach Poverty

Orange Beach Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,7164067.10%
Multiple1282015.63%
Hispanic462043.48%
Black3837.89%

7.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.72%

Male Poverty Rate

6.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange Beach is Hispanic, with 43.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange Beach is White, with 7.10% 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 11.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.52%.

Name Poverty
High School17.14%
Less Than High School14.23%
Some College5.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.70%
Female Employed4.03%
Male Employed1.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Orange Beach Income

Orange Beach Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,506$97,893
Families$94,671$120,738
Married Families$99,800-
Non Families$54,167$64,016

Orange Beach Marital Status

Orange Beach Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange Beach Married by Age and Sex

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

Orange Beach Veterans

782

Number of Veterans

724

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam351
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War148
Korea65
World War II20

$Orange Beach Veterans by Education

5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange Beach Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Orange Beach 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

46.97%

Born in Alabama

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.33% of Orange Beach residents were born in the United States, with 46.97% having been born in Alabama. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,3241051.69%
20196,2191051.72%
20186,114851.41%
20176,0291051.77%
20165,9241242.14%
20155,800641.12%
20145,736671.18%
20135,669801.43%
20125,589661.20%
20115,523711.30%
20105,4521,6683.72%
20003,7840.00%