Mobile, a medium-size city in Alabama, has a population of approximately 192,000. With an average age of just under 39, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Alabama. The majority of residents own their homes in Mobile, and 44% of residents rent. At $831 per month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.
Many Mobile residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and retail. Together, these industries account for 14% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Mobile workers bring in an average annual income of nearly $56,000, around $6,000 less than the state average. Mobile's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Among residents older than 25 in Mobile, 19% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Mobile residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes, shorter than around 80% of cities in Alabama. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 39% of commuters, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.