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Mobile is a major port and shipbuilding and commercial center at the head of Mobile Bay on the Gulf Coast. The area has a rich history as an antebellum seaport, and parts of the city reflect this heritage (as well as its Spanish and French colonial history). For many, Mobile offers what New Orleans offers without many of its problems. There is some tourism, and manufacturing industries include paper, aerospace, and automotive. The area has grown considerably as a port facility, in part because of the growth of Asian-owned auto plants in Alabama and other parts of the South. Employment has been a mixed bag, with high-paying jobs in short supply.


Mid-sized port city - Southern tip of Alabama near the Gulf Coast See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Mobile County
Metro Area: Mobile
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Mobile, Prichard, ... 19 total
Zip Codes: 36695, 36608, ... 38 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 221 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Mobile

    The unemployment rate in Mobile County is 7.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Mobile County jobs have Decreased by 0.39 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Mobile County's cost of living is 16.40% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Mobile County's Cost of Living
    Mobile County's population is 415,395 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.71 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Mobile County is $104,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.27%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Mobile County public schools spend $10,830 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Mobile County. Learn more...

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