Orange Beach, Alabama

Orange Beach, AL is #88 on the list Top 100 Best Cities For Retirees in 2023, #35 on the list Top 100 Best Cities for Retired Singles in 2023

Population In Orange Beach, Alabama

Population6130

In terms of political views, the Orange Beach population skews Republican. The top religion in Orange Beach is Protestant. The top age group is 65-up per census data.

Household Types in Orange Beach, Alabama

  • Singles in Orange Beach 44.2%
  • Married Couples in Orange Beach 55.8%

Age Groups of People Living in Orange Beach, Alabama

  • 18 to 24 year olds 5.4%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 17.3%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 30.3%
  • 65+ year olds 32.2%

Race Diversity in Orange Beach, Alabama

The Race Diversity score in Orange Beach, Alabama is 2.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 0.2%
  • Whites 97.9%
  • Black or African Americans 0.1%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.0%
  • Asians 1.2%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 0.8%
  • Other 0.1%

The Religion of people living in Orange Beach, Alabama

The primary religious affiliation in Orange Beach, Alabama is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Orange Beach, Alabama is 13.1Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant44.5%
Catholic7.7%
Orthodox0.1%
Other / Christian0.2%
Mormon0.6%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.1%
No Religion46.8%

Industry and Occupation in Orange Beach, Alabama

The top industry present in Orange Beach, Alabama is Retail trade. 39.2 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 7.0% work in Production, transportation, and material moving occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Orange Beach, Alabama is 68.6.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.1%
  • Construction 10.7%
  • Manufacturing 10.3%
  • Wholesale trade 0.8%
  • Retail trade 15.1%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.1%
  • Information 2.8%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 11.8%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 12.5%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 10.6%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 12.0%
  • Other services, except public administration 3.3%
  • Public administration 4.0%

The Occupation Diversity score in Orange Beach, Alabama is 65.2.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 39.2%
  • Service occupations 17.6%
  • Sales and office occupations 28.6%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 7.5%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7.0%

Average Educational level of people living in Orange Beach,Alabama

70.1% of residents in Orange Beach, Alabama have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 36.2% of residents in Orange Beach, Alabama hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Orange Beach, Alabama is 72.3.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 4.5%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25.4%
  • Some college or associate's degree 23.4%
  • Bachelor's degree 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree 13.4%

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