Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Grand Bay, Alabama

Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Grand Bay, Alabama

If you are planning to come to Grand Bay, Alabama to either stay in a drug abuse rehab center or visit someone who is getting treatment, you should know that this is a great city in which to live and work. Approximately 3,672 people call Grand Bay home, according to the latest available statistics, and many of them come for the charming, small-town atmosphere and relaxed pace of life.

Airport Information

Coming in from out of town? You have a number of options for travel by air. The St. Elmo airport is a small, publicly owned airport in St. Elmo, about 4 miles from Grand Bay, and the privately-owned Roy E. Ray airport in Bayou La Batre is about 8 miles away.

The closest major airport is Mobile Regional Airport in Mobile and is located about 22 miles from Grand Bay. The nearest international airport is the Gulfport-Biloxi International airport in Gulfport, and it is situated about 51 miles from Grand Bay.


As it is with many regions in the south, the weather in Grand Bay tends to be colder in the winter than average U.S temperatures and a bit hotter than the U.S. average during summer months.

You can expect to see temperatures of about 40 degrees F. in the winter, with the thermometer rising to the 60s and 70s during spring and fall. Summertime often sees temperatures as high as 90 F.

Grand Bay gets about 4-6 inches of rain in later winter through early spring, with more precipitation (as much as 7.5 inches) during peak summer rainfall.

Lodging Options

Whether you need a place to stay before beginning your rehab treatment or require lodging because you are visiting someone undergoing rehab, you have a number of options for accommodations no matter what your budget.

Grand Bay is a fairly small city, so your lodging needs will be met in nearby cities only a few miles away. For example, the Guesthouse Inn Bayou La Batre is located just 7 miles away. The Quality Inn Moss Point is about 11 miles away, as are the Days Inn Moss Point Pascagoula and the Shular Inn, also in Moss Point.

Employment Opportunities

After you finish your stay at a drug abuse rehabilitation facility, you may be wondering about what kinds of job opportunities are available. Family members and friends who come to visit may also be interested in picking up some work. In Grand Bay, manufacturing accounts for the largest percentage of employment opportunities at 22 percent, followed by 18 percent for construction and 14 percent retail. You can also find work in professional, technical and scientific industries.

The most common occupations in Grand Bay are in production and supervisory positions, metal and plastic work and driving, installation and repairs.

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