Mobile, Alabama - Facts & Figures
Mobile is home to an array of cultural influences with its mixed French, Spanish, Creole and Catholic heritage, in addition to British and African, distinguishing it from all other cities in the state of Alabama. Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States and has the oldest celebration, dating to the early 18th century during the French colonial period.
- Population: 194,914
- Industries: Construction, Health Care, Food Services, Education, Public Administration, Waste Management
- Local Area Code: 251
- ZIP Codes: 36601, 36602, 36603, 36604, 36605, 36606
- Surrounding Cities: Prichard, Saraland, Semmes, Spanish Fort, Theodore