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Mobile
  • City in Alabama

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Mobile is a city in Alabama with a population of 190,432. Mobile is in Mobile County. Living in Mobile offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mobile there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Mobile and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Mobile are above average.

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About Mobile...
Population
190,432

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$857
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    424.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    68.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    154
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,046.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,439
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    441.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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