Zip Code 36561 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOrange Beach
Zip Code StateAlabama
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Baldwin
Area Code251
Current Population:5808
Racial Majority:White 86.98%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$46918
Average Adjusted Gross Income$96790
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 26 ft.
Area16 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.28273900, -87.59110200

Zip Code 36561 Description

Zip Code 36561 is located in the state of Alabama in the Mobile metro area. Zip code 36561 is primarily located in Baldwin County. The official US Postal Service name for 36561 is ORANGE BEACH, Alabama. Portions of zip code 36561 are contained within or border the city limits of Orange Beach, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, . The area code for zip code 36561 is 251. 36561 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alabama.

The current unemployment level in 36561 is 3.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 36561 increased to 5808 from 4413 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 36561 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 36561 public schools is White. 35.6% of students in 36561 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5418 86.98% 5485 -1%
 Black Or African American 16 0.26% 14 +14%
 Hispanic 513 8.24% 132 +289%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 39 -100%
 Asian 156 2.5% 42 +271%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 89 2.02% 89 +42%

Zip Code 36561 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93%
 Black Or African American 0.2%
 Hispanic 2.5%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 36561 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population58084413
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households2634
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46918
Income Under $50K Per Year52.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.30%
36561 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Alabama District 1Bradley ByrneRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$530786
Average Real Estate Sale Price$313557
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75k - Gulf Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 36561 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)42445157667274747060514459
Avg Max Temp (°F)60636975828890898678706276
Avg Precip (In.)65.146.494.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Daphne-Fairhope, AL
CBSA Type36561
CBSA Population186407
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 36561
Gulf Shores High SchoolBaldwin
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 36561
Gulf Shores Middle SchoolBaldwin