Mobile, Alabama 

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Economy in Mobile, Alabama

Mobile has an unemployment rate of 5.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Mobile has seen the job market increase by 1.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Mobile
- The Sales Tax Rate for Mobile is 9.6%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Mobile is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Mobile
- The average income of a Mobile resident is $23,509 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Mobile resident is $39,241 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMobile, AlabamaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.1%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth1.5%1.6%
  Future Job Growth27.2%33.5%
  Sales Taxes9.6%7.3%
  Income Tax5.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$24,827$31,177
  Household Income$40,020$57,652
  Family Median Income$52,014$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.2%0.6%
  Construction5.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing9.3%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.6%2.7%
  Retail trade13.3%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.1%4.1%
  Utilities0.7%0.9%
  Information2.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.7%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.9%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.6%4.3%
  Educational services9.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance16.9%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.3%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.5%7.4%
  Other services5.3%4.9%
  Public administration3.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Mobile    33 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Old part of Mobile - 6/10/2013
    I saw some pictures of old town Mobile is it nice and safe for seniors who want to do a long term rental? I am thinking of moving from San Francisco. Also people mention... Read More


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