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- Public SchoolsB-
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingB+
- Health & FitnessC+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Mobile is a city in Alabama with a population of 191,485. 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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Mobile is unique. It is coined the City of Six Flags because it was under the rule of the Spanish, French, English, United States of America, Alabama, and the Confederacy. Mobile has a program for fifty high school senior women to represent the city; the court of 2016-2017 was invited to the presidential inauguration. This court wears traditional antebellum dresses and broadcasts the history of Mobile. An example of the community in this town is the USS Alabama. The USS Alabama, known as the Battleship locally, is a World War II ship that was going to be retired and destroyed it not for a Mobilian boy. The boy sold tickets to raise money to bring the Battleship into Mobile's Bay, eventually succeeding! If you have a ticket stub from the fundraiser you get into the park free! I can not express my love for this town in under 1,000 characters, maybe you'll have to come to visit us for yourself.
MY OVERALL EXPERIENCE IN MOBILE WAS BETTER IN THE PAST. IN THIS CURRENT DAY, I FEEL LIKE THERE IS NO CONTROL IN THE CITY. MOBILE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SYSTEM DOESN'T SEEM AS STRONG & FOCUSED ON OUR CHILDREN'S EDUCATION. SO,AS OF MY LATER YEARS, I FEEL MOBILE HAS OVERALL DECLINED AS FAR AS SAFETY, HOUSING, & EDUCATION. DON'T GET ME WRONG, THERE ARE A FEW POSITIVE PROJECTS GOING ON IN MOBILE. I STILL THINK THE ECONOMY NEEDS SOME WORKING ON. BASICALLY, I WAS BORN & RAISED IN MOBILE, AL. SO THIS CITY WILL ALWAYS BE SPECIAL TO ME REGARDLESS OF WHAT! MY OVERALL EXPERIENCE IN MOBILE HAS BEEN JUST PLAIN, OLD AVERAGE.
Love Mobile, Alabama. That is home for me and I love being around all my family and friends. Mobile is also very fun but also laid back which I enjoy. Also I enjoy the great seafood! Specifically, crawfish from Rouses!