|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mobile is 184,952. Mobile, Alabama is the 138th largest city in the US.
Mobile is located entirely in Mobile County.
The peak population of Mobile was in 1960, when its population was 202,779. In 1960, Mobile was the 58th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 138th largest city in the US. Mobile is currently 8.8% smaller than it was in 1960.
Mobile has shrunk 6.9% since the year 2000. Mobile, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mobile has a population density of 1,402.6 people per square mile.
|135||Providence, Rhode Island||189,692||9.1%|
|139||Newport News, Virginia||184,587||2.3%|
|143||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||181,668||6.1%|
The total voting age population of Mobile, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 147,238. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Mobile are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mobile are 51.5% Black, 43.5% White, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.9% Asian, 0.7% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mobile, 20.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.3%. On a per-household basis, 15.5% of families are below the poverty line in Mobile.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.4% of Mobile residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.9% of Mobile residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.4% have a bachelor's degree and 10.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mobile residents aged 5 and older, 4.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mobile is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mobile, 13.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mobile is $42,321.
In Mobile, 53.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.8% of housing units in Mobile.
Of all the housing units in Mobile, 6.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Mobile, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mobile is $857.
In Mobile, 71.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.