StatisticMobileAlabamaNational
Population193,7174,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,3909791
Median age36.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%40%43%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Mobile is 1333% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Mobile is 5% lower than Alabama
  • In Mobile 45.46% of the population is White
  • In Mobile 50.60% of the population is Black
  • In Mobile 1.63% of the population is Asian

Compare Mobile, AL Demographics

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      Mobile population breakdown by race

      RaceMobileAlabamaNational
      White45.46%68.68%73.35%
      Black50.60%26.48%12.63%
      Asian1.63%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.18%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race1.55%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.58%1.28%4.75%
      In Mobile, 2.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Mobile age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Mobile, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).