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 28,777 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Daphne is the 20th 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.
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small city, Daphne does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Daphne ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Daphne, 40.65% 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 2018 was $36,079, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,316 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 Spanish and Korean.