Mobile (zip 36608), Alabama 

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Population

35,005

-2.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$48,241

Median Home Price

$180,000

Median Age

35.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.9 / 7.7

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Mobile (zip 36608), Alabama

Mid-sized port city - Southern tip of Alabama near the Gulf Coast. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in the 36608 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Alabama
County: Mobile County
Metro Area: Mobile Metro Area
City: Mobile
Zip Codes: Mobile (zip 36608)
Cost of Living: -13.5% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 221 ft above sea level

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Mobile, Al Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mobile (zip 36608) is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mobile (zip 36608) jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mobile (zip 36608)'s cost of living is 13.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mobile (zip 36608)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in the 36608 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Mobile (zip 36608)'s population is 35,005 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mobile (zip 36608) is Real Estate: $180,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.

SCHOOLS
Mobile (zip 36608) 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 (zip 36608). More Education



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Housing Market in Mobile

It's a good time to buy in Mobile. Home Appreciation is up 14.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mobile is $180,000.
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