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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Mobile County, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Mobile County, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 6,651   (4.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 5,692   (3.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 8,357   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 17,990   (11.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 20,354   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 27,081   (17.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 25,905   (16.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 12,510   (7.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 5,090   (3.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6,135   (3.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2,857   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1,419   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 9,872   (6.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 9,485   (6.0%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Mobile County, Alabama)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 6,883

1 vehicle available : 28,687

2 vehicles available : 6,189

3 vehicles available : 1,188

4 or more vehicles available : 437

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,301

1 vehicle available : 13,294

2 vehicles available : 26,382

3 vehicles available : 7,203

4 or more vehicles available : 1,769

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 995

1 vehicle available : 6,963

2 vehicles available : 10,995

3 vehicles available : 6,584

4 or more vehicles available : 1,976

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,328

1 vehicle available : 5,932

2 vehicles available : 12,526

3 vehicles available : 7,262

4 or more vehicles available : 4,959


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Mobile County, Alabama)

1-person household:

No workers : 23,300

1 worker : 20,084

2-person household:

No workers : 17,718

1 worker : 18,915

2 workers : 14,316

3-person household:

No workers : 4,242

1 worker : 11,683

2 workers : 9,586

3 workers : 2,002

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 3,762

1 worker : 11,049

2 workers : 12,704

3 or more workers : 4,492


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Mobile County, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 142,543

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 11,021

In 3-person carpool : 2,263

In 4-person carpool : 494

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 373

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 305

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 967

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 51

Taxicab : 61

Motorcycle : 220

Bicycle : 88

Walked : 1,228

Other means : 939

Worked at home : 5,378


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Mobile County, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,747

5 to 9 minutes : 13,484

10 to 14 minutes : 22,966

15 to 19 minutes : 29,206

20 to 24 minutes : 29,239

25 to 29 minutes : 10,266

30 to 34 minutes : 26,691

35 to 39 minutes : 3,581

40 to 44 minutes : 4,546

45 to 59 minutes : 10,943

60 to 89 minutes : 4,323

90 or more minutes : 2,561


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Mobile County, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 21,962  (25.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 9,870  (11.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13,872  (15.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 788  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 19,110  (22.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 25,822  (33.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 15,146  (19.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 30,479  (39.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 160  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 823  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Mobile County, Alabama

Rail Station(s)


    11 Government Street
    Mobile, Alabama 36602

Bus Station(s)


    2545 Government Blvd.
    Mobile, Alabama 36606

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Mobile County, Alabama

Employed: 177,859
Unemployed: 6,861



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Mobile County, Alabama

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 10.9%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.9%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.6%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.8%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 27.9%
  • Other: 56.9%



Water Usage In Mobile County, Alabama

Ground Water

 
Fresh 39.72 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 39.72 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1,255.05 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1,255.05 Mgal/d





There are 866 Farms In Mobile County, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Mobile County, Alabama

Regions Bank - 28 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.3b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Pnc Bank, National Association - 15 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.7b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 13 Branches


    Bank Assets: $18.6b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Compass Bank - 12 Branches


    Bank Assets: $905.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Trustmark National Bank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $84.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 222

Whitney Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $115.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

First Community Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 159

Century Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

Woodforest National Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $16.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Bay Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $312k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Mobile County, Alabama

  • Mobile Regional


    (about 6.5 miles in Mobile, Alabama; Airport Code: MOB)

  • Mobile Downtown


    (about 7.9 miles in Brookley Field, Alabama; Airport Code: BFM)

  • Mobile Aerospace


    (about 7.9 miles in Brookley Field, Alabama; Airport Code: BFM)

  • Roy E. Ray


    (about 19.0 miles in Irvington, Alabama; Airport Code: IRV)

  • H. L. Sonny Callahan


    (about 23.9 miles in Fairhope, Alabama; Airport Code: AL6)

  • Jackson County


    (about 31.9 miles in Pascagoula, Mississippi; Airport Code: PGL)

  • Jack Edwards


    (about 40.8 miles in Gulf Shores, Alabama; Airport Code: GUF)

  • Saufley Field NOLF


    (about 50.8 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NUN)

  • Saufley NAS


    (about 50.8 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NUN)

  • Keesler AFB


    (about 51.4 miles in Biloxi, Mississippi; Airport Code: BIX)

  • Pensacola NAS Forrest Sherman Field


    (about 55.0 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NPA)

  • Pensacola NAS


    (about 55.1 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: NPA)

  • Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional


    (about 59.2 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: PNS)

  • Pensacola Regional


    (about 59.2 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: PNS)

  • Pensacola International


    (about 59.2 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: PNS)

  • Gulfport-Biloxi International


    (about 59.5 miles in Gulfport, Mississippi; Airport Code: GPT)

  • Whiting Field NAS North


    (about 66.4 miles in Milton, Florida; Airport Code: NSE)

  • Monroe County


    (about 69.0 miles in Excel, Alabama; Airport Code: MVC)

  • Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal


    (about 75.8 miles in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Airport Code: HBG)

  • Hattiesburg Municipal


    (about 76.0 miles in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Airport Code: HBG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mobile County, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.72%

Carpooled

12.55%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.71%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.00%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.01%

Taxicab

0.04%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.14%

Walked

1.25%

Other Means

0.65%

Worked At Home

1.84%



(updated 2010)





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