Perdido Beach is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 624 people and just one neighborhood, Perdido Beach is the 331st largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
Perdido Beach real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Perdido Beach house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Perdido Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Perdido Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perdido Beach is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perdido Beach who work in healthcare (17.80%), office and administrative support (13.98%) and food service (9.32%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Perdido Beach’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Perdido Beach is worth considering.
Perdido Beach 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.
One downside of living in Perdido Beach is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Perdido Beach, the average commute to work is 38.99 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Perdido Beach, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Perdido Beach is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.