Mobile County Information

Mobile in Alabama occupies 1,644 square miles and has a 2006 population of 404,157, a change from a 2000 population of 399,843 and 378,643 in 1990. 14.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13% percent is 25-35, and 13.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,818 acts of violent crime reported in Mobile in 2004, a change from 2,430 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 6,861 people: 3.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Mobile, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMobile 
StateAlabama 
Land Area1,644 sq. milesRanked 407 of 3,140
Population 2006404,157Ranked 159 of 3,140
Population 2005399,851 
Population 2000399,843Ranked 148 of 3,140
Population 1990378,643Ranked 134 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion62.2% 
African American34.5% 
Asian American1.6% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.3% 
Population 5 to 1414.4% 
Population 15 to 2414.4% 
Population 25 to 3413% 
Population 35 to 4413.6% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 6410.6% 
Population 65 to 746.6% 
Population 75 and up5.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,8182,430
Murders / Manslaughters34 
Forcible Rapes171 
Robberies857 
Aggravated Assaults756 
Total Property Crimes22,72823,165
Burglaries5,804 
Larceny Thefts15,037 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,887 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population184,720186,720
Unemployed Population6,8618,147
Unemployment Rate3.7%4.4%

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