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Dauphin Island, Alabama

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Dauphin Island is a town located in Mobile County, Alabama, on a barrier island also named Dauphin Island. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 1,371.

Geography

Location of Dauphin Island, Alabama

Dauphin Island is located at 30°15'23" North, 88°7'31" West (30.256429, -88.125231)Template:GR.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 430.1 km² (166.1 mi²). 16.1 km² (6.2 mi²) of it is land and 414.1 km² (159.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 96.27% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 1,371 people, 601 households, and 418 families residing in the town. The population density is 85.4/km² (221.2/mi²). There are 1,691 housing units at an average density of 105.3/km² (272.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 96.43% White, 0.44% Black or African American, 1.60% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 601 households out of which 21.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% are married couples living together, 5.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% are non-families. 23.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.66.

In the town the population is spread out with 17.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 111.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 114.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $44,219, and the median income for a family is $50,476. Males have a median income of $35,179 versus $24,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $22,552. 9.2% of the population and 6.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.7% of those under the age of 18 and 5.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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