Mobile County, Alabama Population 2022

Mobile County, Alabama's estimated population is 411,116 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 -0.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,6720.00%
18306,2673,595134.54%
184018,74112,474199.04%
185027,6008,85947.27%
186041,13113,53149.03%
187049,3118,18019.89%
188048,653-658-1.33%
189051,9713,3186.82%
190062,74010,76920.72%
191080,85418,11428.87%
1920100,11719,26323.82%
1930118,36318,24618.22%
1940141,97423,61119.95%
1950231,10589,13162.78%
1960314,30183,19636.00%
1970317,3083,0070.96%
1980364,98047,67215.02%
1990378,64313,6633.74%
2010413,31534,6729.16%
2011413,068-247-0.06%
2012413,8167480.18%
2013413,9181020.02%
2014414,1492310.06%
2015414,4623130.08%
2016414,9454830.12%
2017414,045-900-0.22%
2018413,908-137-0.03%
2019413,210-698-0.17%
2020412,512-698-0.17%
2021411,814-698-0.17%
2022411,116-698-0.17%
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Mobile County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White240,13458.01%
Black or African American149,47836.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7480.66%
Asian7,7281.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander610.01%
Some Other Race4,6091.11%
Two or More Races9,2192.23%
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Mobile County, Alabama Population by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Mobile County, Alabama Median Age

38.1


Total

36.3


Male

39.3


Female

Mobile County, Alabama Adults

There are 316,794 adults, (67,171 of whom are seniors) in Mobile County, Alabama.

Mobile County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mobile County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

216,851

52.38%

Male

197,126

47.62%

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
Married81.3%18.7%
All64.1%35.9%
Male57.6%42.4%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female47.2%52.8%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mobile County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All157,5572.5864.1
Married70,6973.1781.3
Male6,7073.4357.6
Female25,3633.7347.2
Non Family54,7901.1850.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Mobile County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,7692.78%
9th to 12th Grade27,7589.92%
High School Graduate93,84033.54%
Some College58,02920.74%
Associates Degree24,1628.64%
Bachelors Degree45,28616.19%
Graduate Degree22,9518.20%
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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
Asian5,3204,3612,131
White168,216148,89346,463
2+ Races4,1933,5381,117
Hispanic6,9885,7441,602
Other Race2,3181,743505
Native American1,8931,510346
Black93,78880,74216,520
Islander54541

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 40.06%.

Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,032$46,916$29,879
Less Than 9th Grade$22,163$28,353$17,244
High School Graduate$31,556$40,630$23,968
Some College$33,908$46,659$27,069
Bachelors Degree$47,032$59,828$40,100
Graduate Degree$59,196$76,411$51,331

$37,032

Average Earnings

$46,916

Average Male

$29,879

Average Female

Mobile County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mobile County, Alabama Language by Age

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Mobile County, Alabama Language

95.60% of Mobile County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Mobile County, Alabama Language

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,7093,21827.48%
Black146,55639,81727.17%
Islander611524.59%
Asian7,6601,70622.27%
Multiple9,0311,69418.76%
White230,14726,31411.43%
Native2,69428310.50%
Other1,256NaN%

17.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.99%

Male Poverty Rate

19.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mobile County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 27.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.06%.

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.17%
High School15.58%
Some College11.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.43%
Male Unemployed29.76%
Female Employed9.47%
Female Unemployed41.07%

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$49,625$67,142
Families$61,747$79,781
Married Families$78,390$97,308
Non Families$27,190$40,871
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Income by Household Type

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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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28,259

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5,259
First Gulf War6,013
Vietnam10,986
Korea1,899
World War II468

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,135
35 to 546,847
55 to 645,338
65 to 748,149
75+5,790

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18,9069.91%
Black8,4727.80%
Native American1617.35%
Asian1883.14%
Islander11.85%
Other Race1404.88%
2+ Races3917.29%
Hispanic90411.15%

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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73.22%

Born in Mobile County, Alabama

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of Mobile County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 73.22% having been born in Alabama. 1.36% 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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