Spanish Fort has the 2868th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 16.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Spanish Fort is part of the Daphne metro area. Unemployment in the Daphne area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Daphne has the 252nd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Spanish Fort is below average at $34,860, and the median cost of a home in Spanish Fort is $223,900, which is above the national average. 49% of workers in Spanish Fort hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Spanish Fort. 83% of Spanish Fort workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Spanish Fort spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.