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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Daphne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
One of the nice things about Daphne is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The citizens of Daphne are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.91% of adults in Daphne have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's 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.