The City of Foley is located in Baldwin County, eight miles north of Gulf Shores. Foley’s proximity to the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico make the city a popular destination for shopping, dining, and coastal recreational activities. The city has an active economy thanks to the outlet shopping destination Tanger Outlet Factory Center and the entertainment complex OWA. Foley is also home to major employers such as UTC Aerospace Systems, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, Vulcan Inc., Ascend Materials and Riviera Utilities.
History of Foley
The City of Foley is named after its founder, John B. Foley. Foley was originally from Chicago and was introduced to the area by a railroad agent. Foley purchased around 50,000 acres of land and returned to Chicago to form the Magnolia Springs Land Company (today is known as Magnolia Land Company). He established a railroad system in the new area and used a portion of his own money to lay the rails. Foley was instrumental in developing the area and donated parcels of land for several buildings including a school, a park, churches, and a railroad station. The city of Foley was later incorporated in 1915.
The current population in Foley is 17,315. The median age is 46. Foley’s population increased by 27% since 2010.
Female Population 53.6%
Male Population 46.4%
Married with Children 18.8%
Single with Children 10%
Native American 0.4%
Hispanic Background 4.1%
Cost of Living
The average income for an individual in Foley is $24,426. The median household income is $43,202. The City of Foley has an unemployment rate of 3.6%. The average home price in Foley is $163,000. Foley’s job market has increased by 3% since the previous year. Over the next 10 years, Foley’s future job market is expected to increase by 43.8%.
Coastal Neurological Institute Information
At the Coastal Neurological Institute in Foley, we have an exceptional team of medical professionals to help you with your pain concerns. There are four neurosurgeons and six neurologists on staff at our facility. Each one of our specialists has received extensive education and medical training to suit our valued clients’ needs.
Carpal Tunnel and Nerve Pain
Every year, over eight million people are stricken by carpal tunnel syndrome. Women are three times more likely to be diagnosed with carpal tunnel. Individuals with diabetes or other similar disorders are more susceptible to nerve pain and are at higher risk of developing carpal tunnel.
It is estimated that nearly five million American have some form of a debilitating and incurable neurodegenerative disease. The most common neurogenerative diseases are multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease (PD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In the United States, nearly 400,000 people are affected by MS. Roughly 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year and an estimated one million will be living with the condition by 2020.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Dementia is a form of Alzheimer’s that affects 60% to 80% of those diagnosed with the condition. There are an estimated 5.8 million people in the United States living with Alzheimer’s. This includes the 5.6 million individuals aged 65 and over and the 200,000 people under 65 years of age.
Headaches and Migraines
Migraine is the world’s 3rd most common ailment. In the United States 18% of women, 6% of men and 10% of children have experienced migraines. Around 90% of those who have suffered from migraines have a family history.
Concussions are also referred to as a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Most of these occur from a sports-related injury. Nearly 1.6 to 3.8 million recreation and sports-related concussions happen in the United States annually.
Insomnia affects nearly 60 million people in the United States and one in four Americans develop insomnia each year.
Our CNI Board Certified neurosurgeons world revolves around the nervous system. With over 80 years combined experience Drs. Faircloth, Flotte, Middleton, and Tyler apply the same delicate techniques we use on the brain, to your neck and spine. By approaching problems in the least invasive manner available, we are able to protect normal tissue, so patients experience less postoperative pain.
Our board certified neurologists Drs. Hecker, Foster, Friedman, Manley, Markle, and Oztas have specialized training in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. CNI neurologists work with each patient and their family to customize a care plan that is specific to them.
With 50 years of combined experience our neurologists have been providing quality medical care and treating patients in an eight county area, from North West Florida to the Mississippi Coast.