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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Mobile, Alabama, is 7.60%, with job growth of -0.39%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.62%.

Mobile, Alabama Taxes
Mobile, Alabama,sales tax rate is 10.00%. Income tax is 5.00%.

Mobile, Alabama Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $23,509, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $39,241.

  ECONOMYMobile, AlabamaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  7.60%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.39%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  31.62%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  10.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $23,509$28,555
  Household Income  $39,241$53,482
  Family Median Income  $49,598$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  19.61%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  7.80%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.76%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.55%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.15%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.47%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.65%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  8.62%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  8.52%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.72%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  3.15%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  9.38%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.52%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.78%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  5.47%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.17%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  0.00%5.67%
  Healthcare support  3.13%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  1.17%5.76%
  Building maintenance  0.00%4.01%
  Personal care  0.78%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  28.52%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  3.13%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  23.44%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  19.53%12.09%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Not a good environment
The city of Mobile continues to waste money and increase the sales tax to cover the expenses. The job market is very poor. The people seem to have given up. I have... (read more)
Wow...
That is about the only word that you can use to describe the drivers in Mobile. There only about 2 places in the U.S. where it is worse to drive. Be prepared for no... (read more)
Transportation
Transportation is next to... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Not a Fan
This is not an attractive or desirable place to live. We moved here in 2007, and frankly, we can't wait to move. Once we're close to break-even on our house or we work... (read more)
Seven-year Overview
Moved here for business reasons and to try some change...but unkowingly, right into the teeth of the financial crisis and a serious recession...so, perspective is a bit... (read more)
Mobile
Grew up in Mobile and attended University of South Alabama. Moved away for 3 years to a larger city, but am moving back soon. Mobile is a good mid-size city. It is... (read more)
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