Mobile employment information

Income per capita$23,509$23,936$28,555
Median household income$39,241$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,429$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,202$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$32,074$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$21,310$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level23.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mobile is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mobile is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mobile is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mobile is 51% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Mobile median earnings by income bracket

Mobile employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.8%
Manufacturing sector14.2%0.4%
Financial & insurance services3.2%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%15.2%
Public administration4.2%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%2.1%
Education, health & social services12.9%38.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Spanish Fort, AL7,357$67,20426%
Daphne, AL22,983$61,98616%
Fairhope, AL16,661$58,76710%
Satsuma, AL6,145$58,75010%
Saraland, AL13,657$53,6460%
Mobile, AL194,942$39,24127%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Amarillo, TX194,930$47,05312%
Glendale, CA195,380$52,4512%
Huntington Beach, CA195,686$82,55454%
Little Rock, AR196,188$46,40913%
Augusta, GA196,551$37,59330%
Mobile, AL194,942$39,24127%
Source: The Mobile, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.