Dauphin Island, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,703 housing units in Dauphin Island. This represents a 40.6% growth from 1,211 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,703 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dauphin Island is about 75.3%. Dauphin Island's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 64.8%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dauphin Island were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom1.50%
Two Bedrooms28%
Three Bedrooms48.60%
Four Bedrooms19.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1983
Median Value of occupied units$139,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$175,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,398

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan5.40%
Simple Mortgage54.60%
Debt Free36.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.2%