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Overview
Population:195,239
Pop. Change:-5%
State: Alabama
Metro Area: Mobile Metro Area
County: Mobile County
City:Mobile
Zip Code:36695, 36608, ... 14 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Mobile's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Mobile Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized port city  Location: Southern tip of Alabama near the Gulf Coast Elevation: 221 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Historic interestWet climate
Winter climateCrime rates
Arts and cultureHurricane risk

Interesting Facts about Mobile, Alabama

As of 2014, Mobile's population is 195,239 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.09 percent.

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The median home cost in Mobile is $85,600. Home appreciation the last year has been -2.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Mobile's cost of living is 18.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Mobile public schools spend $9,565 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Mobile.

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The unemployment rate in Mobile is 7.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Mobile jobs have Decreased by 1.14 percent.


Ranked #7 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Ranked #20 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #174 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #365 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Mobile

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Mobile's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes