Mobile County, Alabama Population 2020

Mobile County, Alabama's estimated population is 414,515 with a growth rate of -0.24% 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
2018413,757-758-0.18%
2017414,515-984-0.24%
2016415,4995640.14%
2015414,9353450.08%
2014414,5903800.09%
2013414,2102880.07%
2012413,9226800.16%
2011413,242-77-0.02%
2010413,31934,6769.16%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White243,65858.76%
Black or African American147,43435.56%
Asian8,1171.96%
Two or More Races7,4691.80%
Some Other Race5,0041.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9150.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander620.01%

Mobile County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2020

Mobile County, Alabama Median Age

37.6


Total

36.2


Male

38.9


Female

Mobile County, Alabama Adults

There are 316,322 adults, (63,650 of whom are seniors) in Mobile County, Alabama.

Mobile County, Alabama Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mobile County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

216,731

52.27%

Male

197,928

47.73%

Mobile County, Alabama Households and Families

Mobile County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mobile County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All64.9%35.1%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female48.1%51.9%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All155,8312.664.9
Married68,0263.2382.6
Non Family54,0551.1951.8
Female27,2203.6448.1
Male6,5303.4158.3

3.28

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mobile County, Alabama Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,1933.31%
9th to 12th Grade29,05410.46%
High School Graduate92,98633.48%
Some College60,54521.80%
Associates Degree22,2188.00%
Bachelors Degree42,03315.14%
Graduate Degree21,6707.80%

Mobile County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White168,967148,63044,442
Black91,13177,20815,043
Hispanic6,9455,6061,424
Asian5,4193,8071,752
Multiple Races3,0662,571688
Other Race2,7441,894520
Native American2,1201,588207
Islander515116

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 32.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,099$43,055$27,999
Less Than High School$20,758$25,812$17,045
High School Grad$29,949$38,467$21,735
Some College$31,978$42,967$26,026
Bachelors Degree$45,601$59,718$39,451
Graduate Degree$54,955$75,026$50,556

$35,099

Average Earnings

$43,055

Average Male

$27,999

Average Female

Mobile County, Alabama Language

Mobile County, Alabama Language by Age

Mobile County, Alabama Language

95.17% of Mobile County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 4.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty

Mobile County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black143,49742,92129.91%
White232,48128,95312.45%
Hispanic11,6682,64922.70%
Asian8,0361,74321.69%
Multiple7,3001,46320.04%
Other4,9141,21824.79%
Native2,86640714.20%
Islander621727.42%

19.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mobile County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is Black, with 29.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mobile County, Alabama is White, with 12.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.64%
High School17.10%
Some College13.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.06%
Male Unemployed30.45%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed5.89%

Mobile County, Alabama Income

Mobile County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,166$63,768
Families$59,203$75,862
Married Families$76,605$94,117
Non Families$26,327$39,086

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

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

Mobile County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Mobile County, Alabama Veterans

27,976

Number of Veterans

25,169

Male Veterans

2,807

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,773
First Gulf War5,894
Second Gulf War5,218
Korea2,018
World War II861
Name Veterans % of Total
White18,9179.81%
Black8,1697.68%
Hispanic7919.78%
2 or More3398.08%
Other2206.61%
Asian1582.53%
Indian1576.38%
Hawaiian1631.37%

$Mobile County, Alabama Veterans by Education

8.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Employment Status

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mobile County, Alabama Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.47%

Born in Alabama

96.72%

Native Born

3.28%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.72% of Mobile County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 73.47% having been born in Alabama. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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