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2022 population: 426,533   ( 13,541 from 2010)
Land area: 2309.6 square miles
Population density: 184.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:238,878 56.00% 2.1%
Black:153,21235.92% 7.7%
Indian:4,8021.13% 35.6%
Asian:9,0032.11% 17.5%
2+ races:7,2371.70% 37.9%
Hispanic:13,4013.14% 34.9%
Total non-White:187,65544.00% 11.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:12,089 14.1
Deaths:13,06715.2
Net Migration: -3,297-3.8
Net Immigration: 4410.5
Change in White population:-5,026 -1.2
Change in Non-White pop.:18,567 4.5




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
412,992
243,90459.06%
142,27234.45%
3,5410.86%
7,6641.86%
5,2471.27%
9,9362.41%
169,08840.94%

2000
399,843
249,76362.47%
132,84533.22%
2,6360.66%
5,6781.42%
3,7150.93%
4,8871.22%
150,08037.53%

1990
378,643
252,24466.62%
117,38031.00%
2,2160.59%
3,3150.88%
n/a
3,4880.92%
126,39933.38%

1980
364,980
244,22966.92%
113,79031.18%
1,2560.34%
1,5360.42%
n/a
3,9441.08%
120,75133.08%

1970
317,308
212,59567.00%
101,67832.04%
3440.11%
2840.09%
n/a
2,1860.69%
104,713 33.00%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
55,073 13.8
36,4239.1
-9,077-2.3
4,7531.2
-5,859 -1.5
19,008 4.8
1990's
NumberRate
64,475 17.0
37,1289.8
-7,547-2.0
2,5870.7
-2,481 -0.7
23,681 6.3
1980's
NumberRate
66,307 18.2
32,445 8.9
-17,937 -4.9
n/a
8,015 2.2
5,648 1.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
7,191 2.3
n/a
31,634 10.0
16,038 5.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Mobile, AL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.4
99,406 23.3%
327,127 76.7%
72,107 16.9%
165,111
2.55
105,180 63.7%
71,650 68.1%
12,753 12.1%
59,931 36.3%

2010
NumberPercent
36.6
103,581 25.1%
309,411 74.9%
53,321 12.9%
158,435
2.56
108,393 68.4%
70,776 65.3%
15,918 14.7%
50,042 31.6%

2000
NumberPercent
34.6
109,880 27.5%
289,963 72.5%
48,053 12.0%
150,255
2.61
107,338 71.4%
75,648 70.5%
15,441 14.4%
42,917 28.6%

1990
NumberPercent
31.9
107,799 28.5%
270,844 71.5%
44,460 11.7%
137,404
2.70
101,989 74.2%
74,975 73.5%
13,425 13.2%
35,415 25.8%

1980
NumberPercent
28.1
114,608 31.4%
250,372 68.6%
35,274 9.7%
123,668
2.90
95,141 76.9%
74,692 78.5%
10,648 11.2%
28,527 23.1%

2022 Housing Data for Mobile, AL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units192,624 
Median Value$163,530 
Occupied165,11185.7%
Vacant27,51314.3%
Owned106,20264.3%
Rented58,90935.7%
Median Rent$962 
Single-Family Units142,35773.9%
    Detached140,40172.9%
    Attached1,9561.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units27,56414.3%
Mobile Homes15,4398.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Mobile, AL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00011,3106.8%
$10,000 to $14,99910,0556.1%
$15,000 to $19,9998,8315.3%
$20,000 to $24,9998,2265.0%
$25,000 to $29,9998,0664.9%
$30,000 to $34,9996,9574.2%
$35,000 to $39,9997,3354.4%
$40,000 to $44,9998,0274.9%
$45,000 to $49,9997,1624.3%
$50,000 to $59,99912,6617.7%
$60,000 to $74,99915,8699.6%
$75,000 to $99,99918,89911.4%
$100,000 to $124,99913,8568.4%
$125,000 to $149,9999,4275.7%
$150,000 to $199,99910,0876.1%
$200,000 or more8,3435.1%
Median Household Income55,213 
Per Capita Income30,439 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.82 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI11,3516.9%
Public Assistance1,7751.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps28,43717.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed165,43563.4%
Unemployed10,8294.1%
In Armed Forces9960.4%
Total Labor Force177,26067.9%
Not in Labor Force83,72232.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector69,64957,16454.9%
Non-Profit4,0538,50132.3%
Self-Employed9,4596,59658.9%
Local Government4,4938,49334.6%
State Government3,8005,38941.4%
Federal Government2,1781,93553.0%
Total Private + Self79,10863,76055.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.14,52424,31837.4%
Total93,63288,07851.5%
Pct. Govt.14.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts24,66613.6%
Sales and Office Occupations37,51820.6%
Professional, Technical37,88320.8%
Service Occupations31,54717.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7160.4%
All others50,27327.6%
White Collar 55.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance25,145449.2%
Manufacturing23,052411.8%
Retail trade20,278362.2%
Educational services16,545295.6%
Construction14,083251.6%
Accommodation and food services13,967249.5%
Other services10,124180.9%
Transportation and warehousing9,683173.0%
Professional, scientific, technical8,817157.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.8,548152.7%
Public administration7,322130.8%
Finance and insurance6,881122.9%
Wholesale trade4,42479.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing3,61164.5%
Information2,65647.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,36742.3%
Utilities2,00035.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,26922.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,06119.0%
Management541.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Mobile, AL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,2881.23%
Puerto Rican2,2110.52%
Cuban6560.15%
Dominican6030.14%
Total Central American2,0660.48%
Costa Rican220.01%
Guatemalan9880.23%
Honduran2940.07%
Nicaraguan2980.07%
Panamanian1320.03%
Salvadoran2790.06%
Other Central American530.01%
Total South American7450.17%
Argentinean590.01%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean2350.05%
Colombian990.02%
Ecuadorian680.02%
Paraguayan470.01%
Peruvian1830.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan540.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,2570.29%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese3,7400.87%
Chinese1,2140.28%
Filipino7150.17%
Indian5830.14%
Laotian5690.13%
Cambodian3610.08%
Korean2150.05%
Japanese1780.04%
Thai1000.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English384,90995.7%
Spanish7,0141.7%
Vietnamese3,0940.8%
Arabic1,1240.3%
Other Indo-European1,0840.3%
Other Asian1,0500.3%
Chinese1,0340.3%
Other7880.2%
German, other Germanic6420.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American40,9999.5%
Irish35,2758.2%
English34,1738.0%
German28,2026.6%
French11,4852.7%
Scottish7,2701.7%
Italian7,1041.7%
European6,4461.5%
Scotch-Irish4,5751.1%
African2,9660.7%
Polish2,2850.5%
British2,0720.5%
Welsh1,8950.4%
Norwegian1,8010.4%
Dutch1,6440.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen423,19398.6%
Not a citizen6,1191.4%
Native416,00596.9%
Foreign-born13,3073.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Mobile, AL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
8,100 2.8%26,342 9.1%100,166 34.5%86,516 29.8%44,513 15.3%24,731 8.5%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 8,100 2.8%
9-12 Years 26,342 9.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 100,166 34.5%
Some College 86,516 29.8%
Bach. Degree 44,513 15.3%
Grad Degree 24,731 8.5%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Mobile, AL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 355,822 330,548 25,274 7.1%
1991 366,054 339,468 26,586 7.3%
1992 377,020 345,030 31,990 8.5%
1993 387,632 354,730 32,902 8.5%
1994 394,692 365,036 29,656 7.5%
1995 397,798 369,220 28,578 7.2%
1996 399,858 376,874 22,984 5.7%
1997 408,630 386,204 22,426 5.5%
1998 409,634 390,144 19,490 4.8%
1999 411,610 389,934 21,676 5.3%
2000 387,904 368,276 19,628 5.1%
2001 384,714 362,332 22,382 5.8%
2002 378,686 353,552 25,134 6.6%
2003 376,150 349,662 26,488 7.0%
2004 371,956 347,518 24,438 6.6%
2005 373,534 355,000 18,534 5.0%
2006 378,210 362,374 15,836 4.2%
2007 383,842 367,872 15,970 4.2%
2008 388,382 365,154 23,228 6.0%
2009 386,238 345,730 40,508 10.5%
2010 400,354 355,324 45,030 11.2%
2011 401,884 358,256 43,628 10.9%
2012 391,554 354,296 37,258 9.5%
2013 387,286 353,402 33,884 8.7%
2014 384,608 354,720 29,888 7.8%
2015 386,336 359,344 26,992 7.0%
2016 385,832 359,930 25,902 6.7%
2017 386,100 365,170 20,930 5.4%
2018 389,770 371,462 18,308 4.7%
2019 390,880 376,132 14,748 3.8%
2020 395,222 363,902 31,320 7.9%
2021 394,522 376,312 18,210 4.6%
2022 397,754 384,798 12,956 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com