A quick look at Gulf Shores's population and demographics can reveal that 98.4% of the people live in homes where they speak English. Of the remaining 3.9%, who identify as Hispanic, only 2.9% have a non-English language. Among the population who are eligible to vote, 5.9% live below the federal poverty line. The unemployment rate is 3.6%, and 62.0% are in the labor force.
The population of Gulf Shores is mostly made up of residents aged forty and over. The city has a high percentage of people with a college degree, with a population of 16.4% under the age of 18. Its median income is $4259 per capita, and it has a higher than state average. And thanks to a low unemployment rate, the population of Gulf Shores is relatively stable.