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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Perdido Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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
Overall, Perdido Beach’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.99 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
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.