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Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, in the Mobile metro area.
The community name derives from the title of the heir apparent to the French throne
The latitude of Dauphin Island is 30.255N. The longitude is -88.109W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,432.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dauphin Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mobile County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Mobile area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36528 ZIP code.
9% of Dauphin Island residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dauphin Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dauphin Island was $22,552, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Dauphin Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Dauphin Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $612. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $952.
Mobile County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dauphin Island political report.
The average commute time for Dauphin Island workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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Cons: Lack of grocery stores...
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