Mobile, AL Population

By | June 4, 2019

Population: 198,915. Estimated population in July 2020: 191,544 (-3.7% change)
Males: 93,015 (46.8%), Females: 105,900 (53.2%)

Mobile County

Zip codes: 36602, 36603, 36604, 36605, 36606, 36607, 36608, 36609, 36610, 36611, 36612, 36617, 36618, 36619, 36693, 36695.

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $31,445
Median house value: $81,400

Races in Mobile:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.8%)
  • Black (46.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (8.5%), English (7.0%), Irish (6.8%), German (5.8%), French (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 117.9 square miles

Map of Mobile, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mobile

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mobile city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

2.9% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +644 (+0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Mobile:

  • MOBILE INFIRMARY (5 MOBILE INFIRMARY CIRCLE)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (6801 AIRPORT BOULEVARD)
  • SPRINGHILL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (3719 DAUPHIN STREET)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL CHILDRENS AND WOMENS (1700 CENTER STREET)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL KNOLLWOOD PK LTC HOSP (5600 GIRBY RD)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (2451 FILLINGIM STREET)
  • USA KNOLLWOOD PARK LTC HOSPITAL (5644 GIRBY ROAD BOX 9753)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mobile:

  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 6 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: BFM)
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 9 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: MOB)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; Abbreviation: PQL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Mobile:

  • ST ELMO (about 17 miles; ST ELMO, AL; Abbreviation: 2R5)
  • ROY E. RAY (about 18 miles; BAYOU LA BATRE, AL; Abbreviation: 5R7)
  • MARK REYNOLDS/NORTH MOBILE COUNTY (about 18 miles; CREOLA, AL; Abbreviation: 15A)
Amtrak station:
MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Mobile:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (Full-time enrollment: 9,082; Location: 307 N UNIVERSITY BLVD; Public; Website: www.southalabama.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,758; Location: 351 NORTH BROAD STREET; Public; Website: bscc.cc.al.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE (Full-time enrollment: 1,700; Location: PO BOX 13220; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.umobile.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SPRING HILL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,206; Location: 4000 DAUPHIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.shc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SOUTHEAST COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 578; Location: 828 DOWNTOWNER LOOP W; Private, for-profit; Website: www.educationamerica.com)
  • CAPPS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 490; Location: 3590 PLEASANT VALLEY RD; Private, for-profit)
  • CHARLES ACADEMY OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Location: 2986 ESLAVA CREEK PKY; Private, for-profit)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY-MOBILE (Location: 917 WESTERN AMERICA CIRCLE, SUITE 101; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.faulkner.edu)
  • ALABAMA INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 3938B GOVERNMENT BLVD STE 101; Private, for-profit)
  • BEALLE SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 3729 COTTAGE HILL RD; Private, for-profit)
  • WHITE AND SONS BARBER COLLEGE (Location: 1350-52 MARTIN L KING AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF HYPNOSIS (Location: 2480 GOVERNMENT; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mobile:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 19 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,582)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 63 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 65 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,036)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,329)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (about 90 miles; HATTIESBURG, MS; Full-time enrollment: 12,541)
  • JONES COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 100 miles; ELLISVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 4,072)

Schools

Public high schools in Mobile:

  • MURPHY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,369; Location: 100 S CARLEN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BAKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,524; Location: 8901 AIRPORT BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LE FLORE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,453; Location: 700 DONALD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WP DAVIDSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,431; Location: 3900 PLEASANT VALLEY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LILLIE B WILLIAMSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 865; Location: 1007 SWAN DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN S SHAW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 727; Location: 5960 ARLBERG ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEN C RAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 721; Location: 3125 DAUPHIN ISLAND PKWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • THE PHOENIX PROGRAM (Students: 28; Location: 1107 ARLINGTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • AL SCH OF MATH AND SCIENCE (Location: 1255 DAUPHIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Mobile:

  • ST PAULS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 1,572; Location: 161 DOGWOOD LANE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • UMS WRIGHT PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 1,263; Location: 65 N MOBILE STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 1,251; Location: 8650 TANNER WILLIAMS RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MCGILL-TOOLEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,109; Location: 1501 OLD SHELL RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MOBILE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 5900 COTTAGE HILL ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MORGAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 3512 GODWIN CT; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LIVING WORD CHR CTR KINGDOM AC (Students: 65; Location: PO BOX 1744; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mobile:

  • BERNIECE J CAUSEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,152; Location: 8903 AIRPORT BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BURNS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,102; Location: 6175 GIRBY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OLIVE J DODGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,033; Location: 2615 LONGLEAF DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • O’ROURKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 937; Location: 1975 LEROY STEVENS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MAE EANES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 877; Location: 1901 HURTEL ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PILLANS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 873; Location: 2051 MILITARY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ER DICKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 866; Location: 4645 BIT AND SPUR RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ELIZABETH S CHASTANG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 823; Location: 2800 BERKLEY AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ELSIE COLLIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 792; Location: 601 SNOW ROAD NORTH; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EICHOLD-MERTZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 790; Location: 2815 GOVERNMENT BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Mobile:

  • ST IGNATIUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 700; Location: 3650 SPRINGHILL AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 578; Location: 6300 MCKENNA DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 570; Location: 4160 BURMA ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 217 S SAGE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST LUKE’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 980 AZALEA ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GOVERNMENT STREET BAPTIST SCHO (Students: 391; Location: 3401 GOVERNMENT BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • COTTAGE HILL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: PO BOX 9605; Grades: KG – 6)
  • KNOLLWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 1501 KNOLLWOOD DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LITTLE FLOWER (Students: 236; Location: 2103 GOVERNMENT; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MOST PURE HEART OF MARY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 310 SENGSTAK ST; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Mobile:

  • MOBILE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,790,595; Location: 701 GOVERNMENT STREET; 380,181 books; 49,775 audio materials; 17,780 video materials; 772 serial subscriptions)