Latest Data (2017)
Population 190,265
Nationwide Rank 129

Quick Facts

Mobile, Alabama is the 129th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Mobile, Alabama is a city.

Mobile, Alabama is currently 6.2% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Mobile, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Mobile, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
119 Grand Rapids, Michigan 198,829 0.4%
120 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,606 8.3%
121 Akron, Ohio 197,846 -8.7%
122 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,166 1.0%
123 Huntsville, Alabama 194,585 21.5%
124 Columbus, Georgia 194,058 4.0%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 193,837 51.3%
126 Shreveport, Louisiana 192,036 -4.2%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 191,278 26.0%
128 Tallahassee, Florida 191,049 24.8%
129 Mobile, Alabama 190,265 -4.2%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 189,344 112.3%
131 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,347 6.2%
132 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,677 7.6%
133 Tempe, Arizona 185,038 16.4%
134 Cape Coral, Florida 183,365 77.4%
135 Brownsville, Texas 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney, Texas 181,330 223.8%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 180,393 3.7%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 180,072 5.2%
139 Newport News, Virginia 179,388 -0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
107 Birmingham 210,710 -12.9%
118 Montgomery 199,518 -1.0%
123 Huntsville 194,585 21.5%
129 Mobile 190,265 -4.2%
305 Tuscaloosa 100,287 27.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 190,265 129
2016 192,904 125
2015 194,288 123
2014 194,675 122
2013 194,899 122
2012 194,822 120
2011 194,684 118
2010 195,111 116
2009 193,205 117
2008 192,769 117
2007 191,671 117
2006 191,911 116
2005 190,078 115
2004 191,322 113
2003 192,730 114
2002 194,388 108
2001 196,916 99
2000 198,774 94
1990 198,417 78
1980 200,452 72
1970 190,026 68
1960 202,779 58
1950 129,009 78
1900 38,469 98
1890 31,076 97
1880 29,132 68
1870 32,034 39
1860 29,258 27
1850 20,515 32
1840 12,672 30