Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA-
- Crime & SafetyB
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingB+
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesB-
Daphne is a town in Alabama with a population of 25,361. Daphne is in Baldwin County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Daphne offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Daphne and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Daphne are highly rated.
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Moved here beginning 2018 . So far all I can say the houses are overpriced and there is not much to do. If you want to do anything you have to drive, Pensacola has the best Mall around ( and that's a sad statement in itself), there a some good restaurants in Pensacola, Mobile, Fairhope, Foley and around orange beach. Daphne has a lot of fast food. Forget about volunteering there are so many old people in the region that are volunteering that they don't need anybody. A lot of people from the north retire down . Blakely State Park is nice for biking, hiking, and kayaking. It's all right here I suppose but not a place where I would want to stay forever.
I moved to Daphne, AL in 2012. It is a great place to live. Daphne sits on the east side of the Mobile Bay, across the bay way from Mobile. There is always something to do here. There are many parks to enjoy, fishing, kayaking, boating and many other water activities in the Mobile Bay and rivers, beautiful wildlife and tropical foliage, great restaurants, kids activities, Art centers and much more! The best part about Daphne to me is that there are five different beaches, all within 45 minutes to an hour away! We have Gulf Shores Beach, Orange Beach, Pensacola Beach, Fort Morgan and Dauphin Island around us. The one thing about Daphne that I do not care for is the public school system. It is under the Baldwin County School District and as a student who withdrew from Daphne High School near the end of my sophomore year to home school, I feel that there are many improvements to be made.
I moved to Daphne, Alabama because the schools are better here than Mobile, Alabama (which i moved from). The people here are usually very friendly and the weather here is nice. It's starting to get overcrowded and we have no restaurants that isn't fast food around but if you drive 30 minutes into Fairhope or Mobile you can find some awesome restaurants. Everything over here closes at 7-9 pm on weekdays and if you're lucky you might find a place that stays ope until 10 on weekends. Overall Daphne is a pleasant, but boring place to live.