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Robertsdale, Alabama
City
Official seal of Robertsdale, Alabama
Seal
Nickname(s): The Hub of Baldwin County
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Incorporated 1921
Area
 • Total 5.46 sq mi (14.15 km2)
 • Land 5.45 sq mi (14.12 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,276
 • Density 968/sq mi (373.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36567, 36574
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code 01-65208
GNIS feature ID 0125703
Website www.robertsdale.org

Robertsdale is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 5,276. It is part of the DaphneFairhopeFoley Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Robertsdale is located in southern Baldwin County at 30°33'16.034" North, 87°42'20.038" West (30.554454, -87.705566). U.S. Route 90 (Old Spanish Trail) passes through the city, leading west 24 miles (39 km) to Mobile and east 35 miles (56 km) to Pensacola, Florida.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14.2 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.24%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 678
1940 779 14.9%
1950 1,128 44.8%
1960 1,474 30.7%
1970 2,078 41.0%
1980 2,306 11.0%
1990 2,401 4.1%
2000 3,782 57.5%
2010 5,276 39.5%
Est. 2015 5,894 11.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate
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Robertsdale welcome sign

2010 Census data

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,276 people, 1,951 households, and 1,392 families residing in the city. The population density was 968 people per square mile (373.6/km²). There were 1,573 housing units at an average density of 357.3 per square mile (137.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.3% White, 5.4% Black or African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 6.1% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. 9.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,951 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city, the population was 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.8 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males. The median income for a household in the city was $41,750, and the median income for a family was $47,253. Males had a median income of $41,822 versus $26,239 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,696. About 8.1% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

Events

  • The city of Robertsdale hosts the Baldwin County Fair every fall for at least four days.
  • The city of Robertsdale hold a parade every December 7.

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