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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    C
Baldwin County is located in Alabama with a population of 203,360. Baldwin County is one of the best places to live in Alabama. In Baldwin County, most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Baldwin County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Baldwin County are above average.
Population
203,360

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$182,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$904
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Baldwin County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    265.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    27.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    32.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    434.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,917.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    158.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Baldwin County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,562
National
$55,322

Baldwin County Reviews

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Baldwin County is made up of a collection of quaint small towns. It is very safe and everyone greets you with a smile. We love our pets and our beaches.
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