Mobile County, Alabama Population 2018

Mobile County, Alabama's estimated population is 413,955 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mobile County, Alabama is the 2nd largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017413,955-336-0.08%
2016414,291-561-0.14%
2016414,8522640.06%
2015414,5882740.07%
2014414,3143850.09%
2013413,9291920.05%
2012413,7375050.12%
2011413,232-88-0.02%
2010413,32034,6779.16%
1990378,64313,6633.74%
1980364,98047,67215.02%
1970317,3083,0070.96%
1960314,30183,19636.00%
1950231,10589,13162.78%
1940141,97423,61119.95%
1930118,36318,24618.22%
1920100,11719,26323.82%
191080,85418,11428.87%
190062,74010,76920.72%
189051,9713,3186.82%
188048,653-658-1.33%
187049,3118,18019.89%
186041,13113,53149.03%
185027,6008,85947.27%
184018,74112,474199.04%
18306,2673,595134.54%
18202,6720.00%

Mobile County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White246,794
Black or African American146,306
Asian8,140
Two or More Races7,227
Some Other Race3,207
American Indian and Alaska Native2,568
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander49

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mobile County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mobile County, Alabama Median Age

37.2


Total

35.9


Male

38.5


Female

Mobile County, Alabama Adults

There are 314,861 adults, (60,072 of which are seniors) in Mobile County, Alabama.

Mobile County, Alabama Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Mobile County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

215,994

52.14%

Male

198,297

47.86%

Mobile County, Alabama Households and Families

Mobile County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mobile County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All66%34%
Male63.8%36.2%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female48.2%51.8%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mobile County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All154,2612.6266
Married68,5603.2382.8
Non Family51,3941.1953.5
Female28,0743.5948.2
Male6,2333.2663.8

3.27

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mobile County, Alabama Households

Mobile County, Alabama Education

Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,7313.90%
9th to 12th Grade28,36610.32%
High School Graduate89,49432.56%
Some College62,32622.67%
Associates Degree22,0918.04%
Bachelors Degree41,37315.05%
Graduate Degree20,5127.46%

Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White169,594148,52243,698
Black89,06374,65613,866
Hispanic6,3525,0981,680
Asian5,1593,7801,830
Multiple Races3,0722,518592
Native American1,9261,474256
Other Race1,8571,155334
Islander3333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 35.47%.

Mobile County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,050$41,159$25,997
Less Than High School$17,979$24,638$12,970
High School Grad$27,819$36,745$20,038
Some College$30,291$41,432$24,682
Bachelors Degree$43,303$55,162$37,944
Graduate Degree$52,275$67,209$48,971

$32,050

Average Earnings

$41,159

Average Male

$25,997

Average Female

Mobile County, Alabama Language

Mobile County, Alabama Language by Age

Mobile County, Alabama Language

95.06% of Mobile County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 4.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black141,22344,17131.28%
White234,90028,47112.12%
Hispanic10,5842,44323.08%
Multiple7,0071,64623.49%
Asian8,0751,58519.63%
Other3,11588628.44%
Native2,50546018.36%
Islander33515.15%

19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.73%

Male Poverty Rate

21.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mobile County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is Black, with 31.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is White, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.69%.

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.35%
High School16.42%
Some College13.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.01%
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Employed11.69%
Male Employed6.02%

Mobile County, Alabama Income

Mobile County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,263$59,663
Families$54,953$70,129
Married Families$71,320$86,522
Non Families$25,396$36,842

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Mobile County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by War

29,457

Number of Veterans

26,762

Male Veterans

2,695

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,704
First Gulf War5,745
Second Gulf War4,438
Korea2,534
World War II1,293

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,305
65 to 747,208
55 to 646,821
75+5,659
18 to 342,464

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,79910.18%
Black8,8988.45%
Hispanic4025.35%
2 or More3107.66%
Indian1627.89%
Asian1432.37%
Other1366.32%
Hawaiian918.37%

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Education

8.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Employment Status

Mobile County, Alabama Employment by Age

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Employment by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mobile County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mobile194670192904-1766-0.91%
Prichard2263922185-454-2.01%
Saraland13628139423142.30%
Satsuma61726193210.34%
Chickasaw61015908-193-3.16%
Semmes3442415571320.71%
Citronelle39083885-23-0.59%
Bayou La Batre24582513552.24%
Creola19201961412.14%
Mount Vernon15751510-65-4.13%
Dauphin Island12381261231.86%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990