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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Dauphin Island is a town in Alabama with a population of 1,229. Dauphin Island is in Mobile County. Living in Dauphin Island offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Dauphin Island there are a lot of bars and restaurants. Many retirees live in Dauphin Island and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dauphin Island are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$240,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$979
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    314
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,334.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,747.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    392.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    25%
  • 65+ years
    33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Dauphin Island

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$84,861
National
$55,322
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