Mobile Mobile County, Alabama

Mobile: County seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States

About

Mobile is a city located in the county of Mobile in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 195,111. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 187,746 inhabitants.

The city was created 320 years ago in 1701.

Mobile Quick Facts

Population : 187,746 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Mobile County
Postal code : 36601–36695
Phone Area Codes : 251
Official name : Mobile
Water as percent of area : 22.62%
Land as percent of area : 77.38%
Official language : English
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : Mobile is capital of Mobile County
Establishment : January 01, 1702 (320 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 11:07:20 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : -3.92% (2010-2020)
Mobile locator map
Location of Mobile on Alabama map.
Seal of Mobile  Alabama seal image
Seal of Mobile Alabama
Seal of Mobile  Alabama seal image

Geography

Mobile is located at 30°41'40"N 88°2'35"W (30.6943600, -88.0430500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mobile decreased by 3.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 195,111 - census
2011 193,801 -0.68% estimation process
2012 193,761 -0.02% estimation process
2013 193,288 -0.24% estimation process
2014 192,582 -0.37% estimation process
2015 191,975 -0.32% estimation process
2016 191,472 -0.26% estimation process
2017 190,190 -0.67% estimation process
2018 189,809 -0.2% estimation process
2019 188,720 -0.58% estimation process
2020 187,746 -0.52% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 188,720
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 194,659
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 187,041
April 1, 2010 Population : 195,111
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.2%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 52.9%
White only, percent : 43.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 51.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 1.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 41.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 12,178
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.2%

Mobile zip code is 36602. County name: Mobile, County fips: 01097

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $123,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,160
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $401
2015-2019 median gross rent : $857
2015-2019 Households : 78,142
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 488,514
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,206,244
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,274,416
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,661,456
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,794
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,321
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,218
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 20,118
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,703
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,644
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,808
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,250
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,275
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 16,639
2010 population per square mile : 1,402.6
2010 land area in square miles : 139.11
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $123,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,160
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $401
2015-2019 median gross rent : $857
2015-2019 Households : 78,142
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 488,514
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,206,244
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,274,416
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,661,456
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,794
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,321
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,218
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 20,118
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,703
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,644
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,808
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,250
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,275
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 16,639
2010 population per square mile : 1,402.6
2010 land area in square miles : 139.11
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $72,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $837
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $333
2015-2019 median gross rent : $600
2015-2019 Households : 2,261
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.19
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 66.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,807
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,345
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 150,597
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,480
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $30,398
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,307
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 534
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 194
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 227
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 54
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 438
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 425
2010 population per square mile : 586.7
2010 land area in square miles : 13.43

Best Things to Do in Mobile

1 USS Alabama

Rating: 4.8 (11151)

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USS Alabama

2 Medal of Honor Park

Rating: 4.6 (1942)

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3 Municipal (Langan) Park

Rating: 4.4 (1357)

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Municipal (Langan) Park

4 Bienville Square

Rating: 4.5 (1329)

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Bienville Square

5 Exploreum Science Center & Poarch Band of Creek Indians Digital Dome Theater

Rating: 4.4 (804)

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Exploreum Science Center & Poarch Band of Creek Indians Digital Dome Theater

Where ot Eat in Mobile

1 Whataburger

Rating: 4.1 (1900)

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Whataburger

2 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 4.1 (1629)

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Steak 'n Shake

3 IHOP

Rating: 4.1 (1396)

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4 Dreamland BBQ

Rating: 4.3 (1308)

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5 Moe's Original BBQ

Rating: 4.5 (1276)

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Where to Stay in Mobile

1 Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

Rating: 4.5 (1884)

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2 The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa

Rating: 4.6 (1370)

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3 The Admiral, a Wyndham Hotel

Rating: 4.2 (1208)

251 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602, United States ➦ Show Map

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The Admiral, a Wyndham Hotel

4 Hampton Inn & Suites Mobile- Downtown Historic District

Rating: 4.6 (931)

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Hampton Inn & Suites Mobile- Downtown Historic District

5 Holiday Inn Mobile-Dwtn/Hist. District, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.2 (918)

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Holiday Inn Mobile-Dwtn/Hist. District, an IHG Hotel

Other Places in Mobile

1 City of Mobile

Rating: 4.3 (6)

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2 Prichard City Hall

Rating: 3 (2)

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3 Mobile City Council

Rating: 3.5 (2)

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Mobile City Council

4 University Hospital Office Park

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5 Infirmary Health

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People born in Mobile (200)

People born in Mobile, including professional baseball player, shortstop Ozzie Smith, baseball player Hank Aaron, politician James M. Richardson, .

List

  • William Crawford Gorgas (22nd Surgeon General of the United States Army) he was born in 03/10/1854
  • Tim Cook (American business executive) he was born in 01/11/1960
  • Lindsey Harding (American basketball player) she was born in 12/06/1984
  • Alexis Herman (American politician) she was born in 16/07/1947
  • Gregory Benford (Science fiction author and astrophysicist) he was born in 30/01/1941
  • Ethan A. Hitchcock (American diplomat) he was born in 19/09/1835
  • George Godfrey (American boxer) he was born in 25/01/1897
  • Allison Moorer (American country music singer and musician) she was born in 21/06/1972
  • Alva Belmont (American suffragette and socialite) she was born in 17/01/1853
  • Alvin Burroughs (American musician) he was born in 21/11/1911
  • DeMarcus Cousins (American basketball player) he was born in 13/08/1990
  • Cootie Williams (American trumpeter) he was born in 10/07/1911
  • Oscar Hugh Lipscomb (Roman Catholic archbishop) he was born in 21/09/1931
  • Fayard Nicholas (Choreographer, dancer, actor) he was born in 20/10/1914
  • Satchel Paige (American baseball player and coach; Negro Leagues) he was born in 07/07/1906
  • Jake Peavy (American baseball player) he was born in 31/05/1981
  • Nick Fairley (American football player) he was born in 23/01/1988
  • Don Siegelman (51st Governor of Alabama) he was born in 24/02/1946

Schools in Mobile

College & universities near Mobile, AL

Code Name City ZIP
102030 Bishop State Community College Mobile (AL) 36603-5898
444440 Blue Cliff Career College Mobile (AL) 36606
455707 Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Ultrasound Mobile (AL) 36606
102234 Spring Hill College Mobile (AL) 36608-1791
366535 Remington College-Mobile Campus Mobile (AL) 36609

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mobile, AL

Code Name Address Type
MOG Mobile Bus Station 2545 Government Blvd. BUS
MTV Mt. Vernon, AL 20890 US Highway 43 BUS
BIG Biloxi, MS 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard BUS
JAA Jackson, AL 3603 North College Avenue BUS
GUG Gulfport, MS 10015 US Highway 49 BUS

Post offices near Mobile

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mobil Post Office Mobile (AL) 36601
Midtown Post Office Mobile (AL) 36604
L Post Office Mobile (AL) 36606
Prichard Post Office Mobile (AL) 36610
Crichton Post Office Mobile (AL) 36607

Other cities in Mobile County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mobile County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Prichard 21,294 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Tillmans Corner 17,398 Census designated place
Saraland 14,671 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Satsuma 6,206 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Theodore 6,130 Place in Alabama, USA
Semmes 5,736 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Chickasaw 5,659 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Citronelle 3,873 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Grand Bay 3,672 Census designated place
Bayou La Batre 2,457 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Creola 2,032 City in Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Mount Vernon 1,518 Town in Mobile County, Alabama
Dauphin Island 1,366 Island and town in the U.

Distance to Other Cities

Mobile distances to largest Alabama cities