Mobile County AL Information


Mobile County Subdivisions

Mobile County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 425,023
Population in Households 417,516
Population in Familes 342,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,507
Population Density1 346
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $46,629
Average Household Income $64,236
Per Capita Income $24,969


Total Housing Units 185,226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105,494 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 57,745 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,987 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $138,952
Average Home Value $181,372


Total Households 163,239
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 109,653
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.36%
Households 0.36% 0.38%
Families 0.14% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


Mobile County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mobile County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 12 84th
Per Capita Income # 16 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.