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Spanish Fort is a city in Baldwin County, in the Daphne-Fairhope metro area.

The community was named for the fort built by the Spanish in 1780.

The latitude of Spanish Fort is 30.674N. The longitude is -87.915W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,584.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$56,699
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Spanish Fort demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Alabama Delta Blues Festival - April 13-15, 2007
  • Blakeley Bluegrass - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Spanish Fort web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Meaher State Park
Historic sites and museums: Blakeley Historic Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Spanish Fort 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 36577 ZIP code.

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

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Spanish Fort was $27,081, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Spanish Fort residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Spanish Fort, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $639.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,153.


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

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

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