Mobile County, Alabama Population 2021

Mobile County, Alabama's estimated population is 411,814 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mobile County, Alabama is the 2nd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 413,315 and has seen a growth of -0.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021411,814-698-0.17%
2020412,512-698-0.17%
2019413,210-698-0.17%
2018413,908-137-0.03%
2017414,045-900-0.22%
2016414,9454830.12%
2015414,4623130.08%
2014414,1492310.06%
2013413,9181020.02%
2012413,8167480.18%
2011413,068-247-0.06%
2010413,31534,6729.16%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.17%
County Website
State
Founded
December 18, 1812
County Seat
2010 Population
413,315
Growth Since 2010
-0.36%
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Mobile County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White242,71558.61%
Black or African American148,05035.75%
Asian7,9281.91%
Two or More Races7,6401.84%
Some Other Race4,5421.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,1920.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.01%
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Mobile County, Alabama Population by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Mobile County, Alabama Median Age

37.9


Total

36.3


Male

39.1


Female

Mobile County, Alabama Adults

There are 316,303 adults, (65,339 of whom are seniors) in Mobile County, Alabama.

Mobile County, Alabama Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Mobile County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

216,747

52.34%

Male

197,367

47.66%

Mobile County, Alabama Population by Age

Mobile County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mobile County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All64.5%35.5%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female49.9%50.1%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mobile County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All156,2512.664.5
Married67,3463.2582.6
Non Family55,8201.1950.5
Female26,4513.7349.9
Male6,6343.458.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Mobile County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,7063.12%
9th to 12th Grade29,03010.41%
High School Graduate94,71533.97%
Some College59,55521.36%
Associates Degree22,1437.94%
Bachelors Degree42,98215.41%
Graduate Degree21,7077.78%
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Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White168,588148,14644,755
Black92,56479,17915,305
Hispanic6,9555,5111,413
Asian5,4033,9851,848
2+ Races3,3092,724887
Other Race2,4131,695471
Native American2,1521,602298
Islander36369

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 asian people with a rate of 34.20%.

Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,722$44,341$28,705
Less Than 9th Grade$22,112$26,959$18,056
High School Graduate$30,463$38,992$22,237
Some College$32,233$44,469$25,913
Bachelors Degree$47,225$60,447$40,862
Graduate Degree$56,415$71,883$52,201

$35,722

Average Earnings

$44,341

Average Male

$28,705

Average Female

Mobile County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mobile County, Alabama Language by Age

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Mobile County, Alabama Language

95.39% of Mobile County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Mobile County, Alabama Language

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black144,70141,12428.42%
White231,51528,52812.32%
Hispanic11,7313,23227.55%
Multiple7,4581,63221.88%
Asian7,8731,48618.87%
Other4,4681,31029.32%
Native3,13339712.67%
Islander471838.30%

18.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.85%

Male Poverty Rate

20.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mobile County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is Islander, with 38.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is White, with 12.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.63%.

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.33%
High School16.70%
Some College12.94%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.47%
Male Unemployed30.25%
Female Employed9.94%
Male Employed5.58%

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mobile County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,583$64,948
Families$60,779$77,370
Married Families$76,834$95,273
Non Families$26,813$40,562
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Income by Household Type

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Mobile County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

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28,181

Number of Veterans

25,306

Male Veterans

2,875

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,649
First Gulf War6,284
Second Gulf War5,442
Korea1,834
World War II639

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,810
35 to 547,171
55 to 645,618
75+5,198
18 to 342,384

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18,8849.84%
Black8,3187.75%
Hispanic91311.36%
2+ Races3958.59%
Asian2163.53%
Native American1847.35%
Other Race1755.81%
Islander925.00%

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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9.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Mobile County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Mobile County, Alabama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.42%

Born in Mobile County, Alabama

96.87%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.87% of Mobile County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 73.42% having been born in Alabama. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mobile County, Alabama Place of Birth

  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

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