Mobile, AL Demographic Data

Mobile, AL Summary

Mobile is located in Mobile County in Alabama
  • Population: 194,823
  • Area: 179.78 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 139.11 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 40.67 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,083.65 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 32.81 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Mobile, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
100,108
52%
50.8
Male
92,787
48%
49.2
Total Population
192,895
 
323,128,000

Mobile, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
10,377
5.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
10,994
5.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
10,875
5.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
11,660
6.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
16,762
8.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
30,476
15.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
24,133
12.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
21,763
11.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
12,323
6.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
11,471
5.9% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
18,999
9.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
8,955
4.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
4,107
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
154,103
79.9%
77.2
Female
80,661
52.3%
51.3
Male
73,442
47.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
145,552
75.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
39,054
20.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
32,061
16.6%
15.2
Female
18,608
58.0%
55.8
Male
13,453
42.0%
44.2
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Mobile, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
190,128
98.6% 
96.8
White
89,571
46.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
96,103
49.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
289
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
3,555
1.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
20
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
590
0.3% 
5.1
Two or More Races
2,767
1.4% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,888
2.5% 
17.8
Mexican
1,490
0.8% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,291
1.2% 
1.7
Cuban
230
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
877
0.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
188,007
97.5% 
82.2

Mobile, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
3,248
2.5% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
10,560
8.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
39,028
29.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
28,642
21.7% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
12,410
9.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
25,015
18.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
13,324
10.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
13,808
10.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
118,419
89.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
38,339
29.0%
31.2

Mobile, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
66,501
41.4%
33.7%
Now Married
58,000
36.1%
47.5
Divorced
21,061
13.1%
11.0%
Separated
3,828
2.4%
2.0
Widowed
11,259
7.0
5.8%

Mobile, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
173,535
95.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
8,983
4.9%
21.6%
Spanish
3,615
2.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
2,011
1.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
2,019
1.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
1,338
0.7%
1.1%

Mobile, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
9,582
12.1%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
5,613
7.1%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
11,600
14.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
9,165
11.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
11,522
14.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
12,879
16.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
6,828
8.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
7,403
9.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
2,275
2.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
2,321
2.9%
6.4
Median household income
39,463
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,358
 
31,128

Mobile, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
482
0.6%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
11,631
13.7%
9.8
Construction
4,123
4.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
20,221
23.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,360
5.2%
6.6
Information
1,810
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
7,332
8.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
4,265
5.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
8,688
10.3%
11.4
Public administration
4,094
4.8%
4.6
Retail trade
10,336
12.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
4,534
5.4%
5.2
Wholesale trade
2,731
3.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
6,167
7.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
27,583
32.6%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
8,793
10.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
22,869
27.0%
23.3%
Service occupations
19,195
22.7%
18.1%

Mobile, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
83,708
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
70,579
84.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,377
7.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
820
1.0%
5.1
Walked
1,922
2.3%
2.7
Other means
979
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
3,031
3.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.9
 
26.6

Mobile, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
6,572
8.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
33,472
42.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
26,282
33.2%
37.1
3 or more
12,862
16.2%
21.0

Mobile, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
79,188
84.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
42,503
53.7%
63.1
Renter Occupied
36,685
46.3%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
14,981
15.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Mobile, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
94,169
1 room
978
1.0%
2.4
2 rooms
2,018
2.1%
2.7
3 rooms
9,325
9.9%
9.1
4 rooms
14,013
14.9%
16.5
5 rooms
22,502
23.9%
19.8
6 rooms
18,874
20.0%
17.8
7 rooms
11,413
12.1%
12.0
8 rooms
7,236
7.7%
8.6
9 rooms or more
7,810
8.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Mobile, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
94,169
 
 
1-unit, detached
63,797
67.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
776
0.8%
5.9
2-units
2,659
2.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
4,665
5.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
7,307
7.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
6,626
7.0%
4.4
20 or more units
6,414
6.8%
9.0
Mobile home
1,925
2.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Mobile, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
6,322
6.7%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
4,541
4.8%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
14,249
15.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
18,240
19.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
22,192
23.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
12,694
13.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
7,907
8.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
5,027
5.3%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
2,466
2.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
531
0.6%
1.4%

Mobile, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Mobile, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
25,797
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
439
1.7%
7.0%
Less than $500
615
2.4%
1.6%
$3,000 or more
682
2.6%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
834
3.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,911
15.2%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
9,600
37.2%
28.8%
$500 to $999
9,716
37.7%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
11,355
44.4%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,886
15.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,433
9.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,306
9.0%
7.0%
35.0% or more
5,612
21.9%
21.3%
Not Computed
205
0.0%
0.0%

Mobile, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
34,579 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
989
2.9%
11.9%
Less than $500
5,976
17.3%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
8,000
23.1%
28.3%
$500 to $999
19,614
56.7%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,106
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
804
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
3,765
11.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,281
10.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,227
12.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,313
13.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,036
6.2%
9.0%
35.0% or more
15,274
46.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,789
0.0%
0.0%

Mobile, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
42,503
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
4,311
10.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
11,819
27.8%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,032
26.0%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,121
14.4%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
4,827
11.4%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,453
5.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,417
3.3%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
523
1.2%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
125,100
 
205,000
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