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Mobile, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,300 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Mobile:

$119,300
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,600 - $174,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $165,328
Here:

$165,328
State:

$176,830

Townhouses or other attached units: $169,576
Here:

$169,576
State:

$151,279

In 2-unit structures: $59,610
Here:

$59,610
State:

$135,086

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,593
Here:

$190,593
State:

$128,273

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $263,117
Here:

$263,117
State:

$176,013

Mobile homes: $52,781
Here:

$52,781
State:

$41,825
Median year house/condo built: 1969

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 192,702

Size of family households: 21,234 2-persons, 12,759 3-persons, 9,686 4-persons, 4,524 5-persons, 1,818 6-persons, 1,022 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 23,736 1-person, 3,161 2-persons, 427 3-persons, 108 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 18 6-persons.

25,564 married couples with children.
19,382 single-parent households (1,879 men, 17,503 women).

94.6% of residents of Mobile speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 5,862 (2.9%)
(37.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mobile, Alabama:

  • 175no bedroom
  • 9731 bedroom
  • 8,0202 bedrooms
  • 26,2903 bedrooms
  • 9,5094 bedrooms
  • 1,6135+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mobile, Alabama:

  • 1,506no bedroom
  • 9,4731 bedroom
  • 12,1262 bedrooms
  • 7,4063 bedrooms
  • 1,1654 bedrooms
  • 1915+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Mobile in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,299no vehicle
  • 15,3271 vehicle
  • 19,8342 vehicles
  • 6,9733 vehicles
  • 1,6204 vehicles
  • 5275+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Mobile in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6,153no vehicle
  • 16,5421 vehicle
  • 7,7012 vehicles
  • 1,0873 vehicles
  • 2154 vehicles
  • 1695+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mobile, Alabama:

  • 691 room
  • 2692 rooms
  • 1,3943 rooms
  • 2,3494 rooms
  • 8,2395 rooms
  • 13,0156 rooms
  • 9,8887 rooms
  • 6,1578 rooms
  • 5,2009+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mobile, Alabama:

  • 1,3221 room
  • 3,4832 rooms
  • 6,0933 rooms
  • 7,5924 rooms
  • 6,7695 rooms
  • 4,1336 rooms
  • 1,5957 rooms
  • 5298 rooms
  • 3519+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Mobile, AL household income distribution

  • Mobile, AL household income distribution
  • 13,142Less than $10,000
  • 7,145$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6,219$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,807$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5,373$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5,027$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4,500$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4,067$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,588$45,000 to $49,999
  • 6,362$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,088$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,211$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,433$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,164$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,055$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,367$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Mobile, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Mobile, AL
  • 850Less than $10,000
  • 719$10,000 to $14,999
  • 267$15,000 to $19,999
  • 329$20,000 to $24,999
  • 612$25,000 to $29,999
  • 447$30,000 to $34,999
  • 405$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,643$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,982$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,148$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,984$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,691$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,330$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5,476$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5,444$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,658$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,374$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,642$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,358$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,502$300,000 to $399,999
  • 873$400,000 to $499,999
  • 875$500,000 to $749,999
  • 401$750,000 to $999,999
  • 269$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Mobile, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Mobile, AL
  • 1,089Less than $100
  • 532$100 to $149
  • 867$150 to $199
  • 1,073$200 to $249
  • 705$250 to $299
  • 1,206$300 to $349
  • 1,136$350 to $399
  • 1,747$400 to $449
  • 2,115$450 to $499
  • 2,918$500 to $549
  • 3,258$550 to $599
  • 3,283$600 to $649
  • 2,167$650 to $699
  • 2,245$700 to $749
  • 2,086$750 to $799
  • 1,685$800 to $899
  • 1,088$900 to $999
  • 957$1,000 to $1,249
  • 362$1,250 to $1,499
  • 202$1,500 to $1,999
  • 441$2,000 or more
  • 1,670No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,4861995 to March 2000
  • 8491990 to 1994
  • 4941985 to 1989
  • 4121980 to 1984
  • 4621975 to 1979
  • 2801970 to 1974
  • 1741965 to 1969
  • 705Before 1965
Mobile commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,059
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8,186
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 13,941
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 17,518
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 13,994
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,326
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 9,738
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,087
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 988
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,471
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,804
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,497
Mobile, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,476 (1.8% of all workers)

Mobile mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 65,813 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 9,894 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 879 (1%)
  • Taxi: 27 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 57 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 155 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,248 (2%)
  • Other means: 536 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,476 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 82,663
 United States or American: 16,873
 English: 10,580
 Irish: 9,290
 German: 7,784
 Scotch-Irish: 3,530
 French (except Basque): 3,010
 Italian: 2,359
 Subsaharan African:: 2,188
 Scottish: 2,155
 African: 2,032
 European: 1,309
 Dutch: 1,002
 Polish: 851
 Arab:: 775
 British: 722
 Greek: 583
 Norwegian: 482
 Welsh: 481
 French Canadian: 439
 Lebanese: 417
 Swedish: 358
 Russian: 269
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 247
 Yugoslavian: 210
 Swiss: 170
 Hungarian: 154
 Canadian: 149
 Danish: 145
 Iranian: 127
 Arab/Arabic: 110
 Jamaican: 106
 Croatian: 103
 Ethiopian: 91
 Austrian: 89
 Ukrainian: 81
 Slovak: 77
 Scandinavian: 75
 Romanian: 68
 Palestinian: 65
 Northern European: 64
 Eastern European: 64
 Czechoslovakian: 63
 Other Arab: 63
 Egyptian: 61
 Czech: 61
 Finnish: 60
 Belgian: 53
 Portuguese: 45
 Acadian/Cajun: 36
 Jordanian: 34
 Israeli: 33
 Haitian: 33
 Lithuanian: 32
 Bahamian: 32
 West Indian: 26
 Slavic: 20
 Ghanian: 20
 Nigerian: 19
 Armenian: 18
 Pennsylvania German: 18
 Dutch West Indian: 18
 Syrian: 16
 Luxemburger: 14
 Guyanese: 14
 Slovene: 13
 Celtic: 13
 Australian: 12
 British West Indian: 12
 Alsatian: 11
 Cypriot: 9
 Iraqi: 9
 Bermudan: 9
 Senegalese: 8
 Sudanese: 7
 Zimbabwean: 7
 Afghan: 7
 Icelander: 6
 Other West Indian: 6
 Serbian: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5
 Basque: 5
 Cape Verdean: 4
 New Zealander: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 14%Vietnam
  • 8%Mexico
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%India
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

56% of Mobile residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 677
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 378
  • 5th and 6th grade: 793
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,503
  • 9th grade: 1,276
  • 10th grade: 1,980
  • 11th grade: 1,927
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,689
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 14,756
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,941
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,307
  • Associate degree: 2,947
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,330
  • Master's degree: 2,853
  • Professional school degree: 2,056
  • Doctorate degree: 812

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 593
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 376
  • 5th and 6th grade: 759
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,797
  • 9th grade: 1,761
  • 10th grade: 2,046
  • 11th grade: 2,625
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,121
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 19,266
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,949
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,895
  • Associate degree: 4,213
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,387
  • Master's degree: 4,582
  • Professional school degree: 718
  • Doctorate degree: 359

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.0%Males
  • 15.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 19.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 6.0%Females
Mobile marital status for males
Mobile marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,862

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Mobile:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 47.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,265
Here:

21.4%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,227
Here:

19.6%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,465
Here:

21.0%
Alabama:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)