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Foley is a city in Baldwin County, in the Daphne-Fairhope metro area.

The community was named for J.B. Foley, landowner.

The latitude of Foley is 30.406N. The longitude is -87.683W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,689.


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Median household income
Local
$31,596
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Foley demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 93. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 10.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Harbor Days - Nov. 2-4, 2007
  • Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Foley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Foley Museum, Baldwin Museum of Art
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Foley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Baldwin 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 36542 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Foley residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Foley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Foley was $19,364, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Foley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Foley festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Foley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $382.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.


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Libraries in Foley include Foley Public Library ... View libraries

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Baldwin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Foley political report.

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The average commute time for Foley workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Foley include Best Western Riviera Inn, Cornerstone Lodge, Hampton Inn Foley, Holiday Inn Express, Key West Inn, Super 8.

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