Mobile, Alabama 

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Population

192,085

-1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$39,241

Median Home Price

$120,500

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Best Places to Live in Mobile, Alabama

Mid-sized port city - Southern tip of Alabama near the Gulf Coast. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Mobile, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Mobile, AL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Historic interest
Winter climate
Arts and culture
Cons
Wet climate
Crime rates
Hurricane risk


What Bert Has To Say About Mobile Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Mobile County
Metro Area: Mobile Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Mobile
Zip Codes: 36695, 36608, 36605, 36609, 36693, 36606, 36618, 36617, 36603, 36604, 14 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 221 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mobile is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mobile jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mobile's cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mobile's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Mobile county remained strongly Republican, 55.3% to 43.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mobile's population is 192,085 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mobile is Real Estate: $120,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%.

SCHOOLS
Mobile public schools spend $10,066 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Mobile. More Education



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Housing Market in Mobile

It's a good time to buy in Mobile. Home Appreciation is up 5.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mobile is $120,500.

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Reviews for Mobile   34 Reviews
Rude, Unfriendly people. - 9/25/2020
I have lived in this city for ten months. I feel it is a very beautiful city. It is very green and it rains often here. It is affordable. The only downside to Mobile is... Read More

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Not a Fan - 2/10/2015
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 - 12/16/2013
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


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ZIP CODES IN MOBILE, ALABAMA
36695, 36608, 36605, 36609, 36693, 36606, 36618, 36617, 36603, 36604, 14 total

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