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Total population: 193,171 (Urban population: 193,102, Rural population: 69 (all nonfarm))

Mobile,AL index of house prices


Houses: 86,152 (78,447 occupied: 46,580 owner occupied, 31,867 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

42%

Housing density: 731 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $144,525.


Median contract rent in 2009: $508 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $633)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $562


Median gross rent in Mobile, AL in 2009: $670


Housing units in Mobile with a mortgage: 27,976 (2,719 second mortgage, 3,209 home equity loan, 82 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,906


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,917


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $33,722


Median monthly housing costs: $739





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $121,300 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Mobile:

$121,300
Alabama:

$119,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,700 - $176,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $164,257
Here:

$164,257
State:

$173,288

Townhouses or other attached units: $146,798
Here:

$146,798
State:

$141,507

In 2-unit structures: $400,000
Here:

$400,000
State:

$154,801

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,356
Here:

$97,356
State:

$173,224

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,528
Here:

$120,528
State:

$189,471

Mobile homes: $39,926
Here:

$39,926
State:

$39,336

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,332
Here:

$18,332
State:

$43,371

Median year house/condo built: 1969

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 192,702
  • In family households: 160,506 (31,912 male householders, 19,131 female householders)
    32,917 spouses, 60,297 children (55,955 natural, 1,498 adopted, 2,844 stepchildren), 7,019 grandchildren, 2,211 brothers or sisters, 1,373 parents, 3,089 other relatives, 2,557 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 32,196 (11,893 male householders (9,726 living alone)), 15,612 female householders (14,010 living alone)), 4,691 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,185 (2,641 institutionalized population)

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Mobile, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 69
  • 2 rooms: 269
  • 3 rooms: 1,394
  • 4 rooms: 2,349
  • 5 rooms: 8,239
  • 6 rooms: 13,015
  • 7 rooms: 9,888
  • 8 rooms: 6,157
  • 9 or more rooms: 5,200
  • 1 room: 1,322
  • 2 rooms: 3,483
  • 3 rooms: 6,093
  • 4 rooms: 7,592
  • 5 rooms: 6,769
  • 6 rooms: 4,133
  • 7 rooms: 1,595
  • 8 rooms: 529
  • 9 or more rooms: 351
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mobile, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 175
  • 1 bedroom: 973
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,020
  • 3 bedrooms: 26,290
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,509
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,613
  • no bedroom: 1,506
  • 1 bedroom: 9,473
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,126
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,406
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,165
  • 5+ bedrooms: 191
Cars and other vehicles available in Mobile, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,299
  • 1 vehicle: 15,327
  • 2 vehicles: 19,834
  • 3 vehicles: 6,973
  • 4 vehicles: 1,620
  • 5+ vehicles: 527
  • no vehicle: 6,153
  • 1 vehicle: 16,542
  • 2 vehicles: 7,701
  • 3 vehicles: 1,087
  • 4 vehicles: 215
  • 5+ vehicles: 169

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,165
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,886
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,856
  • 1980 to 1989: 12,622
  • 1970 to 1979: 20,121
  • 1960 to 1969: 15,046
  • 1950 to 1959: 15,594
  • 1940 to 1949: 7,665
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,168

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Mobile, AL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Mobile, AL:

  • Less than $10,000: 169
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 84
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 191
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 237
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 285
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 392
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 474
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 1326
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1845
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 2315
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 2582
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 2884
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 2877
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 6801
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 6355
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 3057
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 2429
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 3023
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1843
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1497
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 749
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 832
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 233
  • $1,000,000 or more: 355
 


Mobile rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Mobile:

  • Less than $100: 226 people
  • $100 to $149: 150
  • $150 to $199: 897
  • $200 to $249: 779
  • $250 to $299: 833
  • $300 to $349: 557
  • $350 to $399: 711
  • $400 to $449: 1,329
  • $450 to $499: 1,687
  • $500 to $549: 2,006
  • $550 to $599: 2,422
  • $600 to $649: 2,344
  • $650 to $699: 2,564
  • $700 to $749: 2,558
  • $750 to $799: 2,252
  • $800 to $899: 2,964
  • $900 to $999: 2,100
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 2,635
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 652
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 163
  • $2,000 or more: 126
  • No cash rent: 1,912
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,486
  • 1990 to 1994: 849
  • 1985 to 1989: 494
  • 1980 to 1984: 412
  • 1975 to 1979: 462
  • 1970 to 1974: 280
  • 1970 to 1974: 174
  • 1965 to 1969: 705


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2059
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8186
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 13941
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 17518
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 13994
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4326
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 9738
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1087
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 988
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3471
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1804
  • 90 or more minutes: 1497
 


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%)
 


Mobile, AL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 13142
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7145
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 6219
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5807
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 5373
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 5027
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 4500
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 4067
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 3588
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 6362
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 6088
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 5211
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2433
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1164
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1055
  • $200,000 or more: 1367
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 82663
 United States or American: 16873
 English: 10580
 Irish: 9290
 German: 7784
 Scotch-Irish: 3530
 French (except Basque): 3010
 Italian: 2359
 Subsaharan African:: 2188
 Scottish: 2155
 African: 2032
 European: 1309
 Dutch: 1002
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 144630
  • Northeast: 5340
  • Midwest: 7838
  • South: 30196
  • West: 3882

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.5%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 15.0%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 19.3%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 10.1%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 6.3%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.2%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 11.7%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 6.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 6.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 2.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $45,725
  • Black householders: $24,987
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $37,546
  • Asian householders: $37,672
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $21,035
  • Some other race householders: $13,395
  • Two or more races householders: $37,931
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $35,689
Mobile household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Mobile household income for Black householders
Mobile household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Mobile household income for Asian householders
Mobile household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Mobile household income for Some other race householders
Mobile household income for Two or more races householders
Mobile household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Mobile marital status for males
Mobile marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $144,383
  • Black or African American householders: $87,957
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $100,781
  • Asian householders: $135,481
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $128,240
  • Some other race householders: $181,497
  • Two or more races householders: $107,570
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $123,261

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 59,294
  • One, attached: 2,015
  • Two: 2,727
  • 3 or 4: 4,815
  • 5 to 9: 5,590
  • 10 to 19: 3,470
  • 20 to 49: 1,678
  • 50 or more: 5,261
  • Mobile homes: 1,221
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 81

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Mobile:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mobile
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (73.7%)
  • Electricity (25.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Electricity (51.4%)
  • Utility gas (47.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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