Orange Beach, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,734 housing units in Orange Beach. This represents a 75.9% growth from 4,398 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 7,734 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Orange Beach is about 71.5%. Orange Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 76.9%. Average household size is 2.16 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Orange Beach were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom5.30%
Two Bedrooms38.80%
Three Bedrooms47.40%
Four Bedrooms5.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1988
Median Value of occupied units$204,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$189,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.82
Median year structure was built1987
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$658

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.60%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage48.60%
Debt Free41.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%