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Daphne is a city in Baldwin County.

The community was named for a type of shrub growing here.

The latitude of Daphne is 30.603N. The longitude is -87.903W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,697.


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Median household income
Local
$52,603
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Daphne demographic reports
Daphne is on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Hollywood
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include PJ?s Coffee
Local festivals include:
  • Gulf Coast Zydeco Music and Crawfish Festival - May 18-20, 2007
  • Jubilee Festival - Sept. 8-9, 2007
  • Celtic Celebration - Nov. 11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Daphne web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: American Sport Art Museum
Colleges and universities: United States Sports Academy
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Daphne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Baldwin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Mobile area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36526 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Daphne residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Daphne ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Daphne was $25,597, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

38% of Daphne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Daphne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $572.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,067.


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Libraries in Daphne include Daphne Public Library ... View libraries

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Baldwin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Daphne political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Daphne workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Daphne between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Daphne include Hampton Inn Mobile East Bay, Hilton Garden Inn Mobile East, Microtel Inn & Suites.

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