Daphne, AL

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Living in Daphne

Daphne is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 25,960 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Daphne is the 25th largest community in Alabama.

Daphne real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Daphne house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Daphne isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Daphne are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Daphne is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Daphne who work in sales jobs (15.57%), office and administrative support (13.71%), and management occupations (10.46%).

Daphne is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The education level of Daphne ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Daphne, 41.91% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Daphne in 2010 was $32,323, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,292 for a family of four. However, Daphne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Daphne is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Daphne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Daphne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Daphne include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Daphne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Chinese.