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Area Code 251 Detailed Profile

Area Code 251 Summary
Area code 251 is assigned to Alabama
Latitude: 30.943653
Longitude: -87.873414
Population: 650,094
Area: 6787.85 sq. miles
Land: 6750.87 sq. miles
Water: 36.98 sq. miles
Population Density: 96.30 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 178.8 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 251 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 100,000
Mobile (273,843)
   
Towns with population under 50,000
Atmore (18,743)
Bay Minette (19,110)
Bayou La Batre (2,646)
Beatrice (1,327)
Bon Secour (302)
Brewton (16,033)
Castleberry (2,634)
Chatom (2,946)
Chunchula (4,515)
Citronelle (6,875)
Coden (3,229)
Coffeeville (1,324)
Creola (2,270)
Daphne (19,675)
Dauphin Island (1,369)
Deer Park (580)
Eight Mile (11,816)
Elberta (6,362)
Evergreen (8,610)
Fairhope (22,024)
Flomaton (3,685)
Foley (17,830)
Franklin (901)
Frankville (536)
Frisco City (4,887)
Fulton (803)
Gilbertown (3,133)
Grand Bay (13,042)
Grove Hill (5,494)
Gulf Shores (7,776)
Irvington (11,039)
Jackson (8,886)
Leroy (1,067)
Lillian (4,370)
Little River (305)
Loxley (6,216)
Mc Intosh (3,646)
Millry (3,906)
Monroeville (11,958)
Montrose (411)
Mount Vernon (4,761)
Orange Beach (4,413)
Perdido (1,637)
Peterman (1,356)
Pine Apple (579)
Point Clear (107)
Repton (2,506)
Robertsdale (10,651)
Saraland (13,797)
Satsuma (5,634)
Seminole (1,160)
Semmes (15,389)
Silas (2,304)
Silverhill (3,316)
Spanish Fort (7,520)
Stapleton (519)
Stockton (1,906)
Summerdale (4,667)
Theodore (20,436)
Uriah (1,610)
Whatley (1,111)
Wilmer (8,591)

Area Code 251 Demographics

Area Code 251 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Male313,40148.21 %48.27 %49.04 %
Female336,69351.79 %51.73 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.93-0.930.96
Total Population650,094100.00 %--
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Area Code 251 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years45,5317.00 %6.66 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years48,8197.51 %7.09 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years49,1657.56 %7.20 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years48,2647.42 %7.30 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years41,6486.41 %6.90 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years84,30112.97 %13.56 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years99,37915.29 %15.41 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years86,82013.35 %13.50 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years33,3945.14 %5.07 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years27,8964.29 %4.27 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years46,5737.16 %7.12 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years28,8354.44 %4.40 %4.38 %
85 years and over9,4691.46 %1.51 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.2-36.637.7
18 years and over476,95273.37 %74.74 %74.27 %
Male
224,90434.60 %35.32 %35.85 %
Female
252,04838.77 %39.42 %38.42 %
21 years and over449,69569.17 %70.26 %69.92 %
62 years and over101,16015.56 %15.53 %14.65 %
65 years and over84,87713.06 %13.04 %12.42 %
Male
34,9455.38 %5.20 %5.12 %
Female
49,9327.68 %7.83 %7.30 %
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Area Code 251 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
One race643,55798.99 %99.01 %97.55 %
White
441,36967.89 %71.12 %75.21 %
Black or African American
186,92328.75 %25.99 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
6,1490.95 %0.50 %0.87 %
Asian
6,3750.98 %0.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
8600.13 %0.16 %0.59 %
Chinese
7100.11 %0.14 %0.85 %
Filipino
4370.07 %0.06 %0.65 %
Japanese
2160.03 %0.04 %0.28 %
Korean
2710.04 %0.09 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,3910.37 %0.10 %0.39 %
Other Asian
1,4900.23 %0.11 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1630.03 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
540.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
440.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
230.00 %0.00 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
420.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
2,5780.40 %0.65 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8,2681.27 %1.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
3,5300.54 %1.00 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
7240.11 %0.14 %2.46 %
Cuban
5070.08 %0.05 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,5070.54 %0.51 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino641,82698.73 %98.29 %86.30 %
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Area Code 251 Social Profile

Area Code 251 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school169,374100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
10,9706.48 %6.48 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
10,2346.04 %5.70 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
82,08948.47 %45.45 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
37,45322.11 %21.30 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
28,62816.90 %21.06 %22.81 %
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Area Code 251 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over417,240100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
28,6616.87 %8.32 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
68,71016.47 %16.41 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
134,18532.16 %30.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
319,86976.66 %75.27 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
86,72320.78 %20.47 %21.05 %
Associate degree
22,4965.39 %5.38 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
49,64011.90 %12.19 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
76,46518.33 %19.04 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
26,8256.43 %6.85 %8.86 %
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Area Code 251 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported534,737100.00 %--
Arab1,4180.27 %0.19 %0.42 %
Czech1,6900.32 %0.16 %0.59 %
Danish1,0490.20 %0.13 %0.50 %
Dutch5,6021.05 %1.17 %1.58 %
English49,5939.27 %9.70 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)15,4632.89 %1.84 %2.90 %
French Canadian2,4460.46 %0.29 %0.85 %
German42,6387.97 %7.16 %14.93 %
Greek1,5180.28 %0.18 %0.40 %
Hungarian6740.13 %0.11 %0.49 %
Irish50,4849.44 %9.66 %10.65 %
Italian9,6081.80 %1.58 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2750.05 %0.05 %0.23 %
Norwegian2,7740.52 %0.39 %1.56 %
Polish3,8140.71 %0.65 %3.12 %
Portuguese3330.06 %0.04 %0.41 %
Russian8550.16 %0.15 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish14,1252.64 %2.48 %1.50 %
Scottish9,9441.86 %1.94 %1.70 %
Slovak3580.07 %0.04 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African5,2160.98 %0.81 %0.62 %
Swedish2,8120.53 %0.37 %1.39 %
Swiss7250.14 %0.10 %0.32 %
Ukrainian2810.05 %0.05 %0.31 %
United States or American93,79517.54 %21.28 %7.18 %
Welsh2,2900.43 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6220.12 %0.14 %0.65 %
Other ancestries214,33540.08 %38.90 %31.89 %
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Area Code 251 Economy

Area Code 251 Employment

GroupNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over496,407100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
233,92347.12 %47.37 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
262,48452.88 %52.63 %51.68 %
In labor force
289,76658.37 %59.74 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
154,17253.21 %53.45 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
135,59446.79 %46.55 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
288,40458.10 %59.33 %63.10 %
Employed
268,52754.09 %55.65 %59.39 %
Unemployed
19,8774.00 %3.68 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.86 %6.16 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1,3620.27 %0.41 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
206,64141.63 %40.26 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers212,12278.99 %77.94 %78.40 %
Government workers38,12514.20 %15.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business17,5356.53 %6.21 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers7450.28 %0.30 %0.31 %
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Area Code 251 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations75,41728.09 %29.50 %33.60 %
Service occupations39,46314.70 %13.50 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations70,93526.42 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2,4430.91 %0.77 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations34,03812.68 %11.31 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations46,23117.22 %19.02 %14.63 %
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Area Code 251 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5,1801.93 %1.94 %1.87 %
Construction23,7878.86 %7.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing42,14115.69 %18.36 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade10,7043.99 %3.65 %3.60 %
Retail trade34,96213.02 %12.17 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities15,0695.61 %5.29 %5.19 %
Information5,2281.95 %2.23 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing13,9785.21 %5.77 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services19,9527.43 %7.12 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services52,85519.68 %19.28 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services19,7037.34 %6.37 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)13,8295.15 %5.08 %4.88 %
Public administration11,1394.15 %5.15 %4.83 %
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Area Code 251 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Households247,649100.00 %1,736,028106,788,273
Less than $10,000
35,19414.21 %14.42 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
21,0778.51 %8.10 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
36,12714.59 %14.81 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
33,38913.48 %13.62 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
42,03316.97 %16.50 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
43,41317.53 %17.18 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
19,1597.74 %7.72 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
10,8524.38 %4.95 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,9031.17 %1.28 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3,5021.41 %1.42 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$32,018.54-$32,038.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.56-2.532.58
Average income per member of household$12,489.68-$12,656.92$15,252.86
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Area Code 251 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over264,943100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
218,04282.30 %82.99 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
33,35812.59 %12.31 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,6180.61 %0.50 %4.73 %
Walked
3,4351.30 %1.33 %2.94 %
Other means
2,6581.00 %0.79 %1.20 %
Worked at home
5,8322.20 %2.07 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.9333 minutes-28.4 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 251 Housing

Area Code 251 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units289,486100.00 %1,961,866117,282,697
Occupied housing units
247,53785.51 %88.48 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
181,35062.65 %64.10 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
66,18722.86 %24.38 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
41,94914.49 %11.52 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
15,4585.34 %2.39 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.11 %-2.01 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate12.06 %-11.13 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.60-2.562.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.43-2.422.45
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Area Code 251 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units289,427100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
194,92067.35 %66.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
5,0341.74 %1.96 %5.68 %
2 units
5,6681.96 %2.21 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
9,1073.15 %3.27 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
9,7583.37 %3.81 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
5,4421.88 %2.39 %3.99 %
20 or more units
16,1635.58 %3.64 %8.59 %
Mobile home
42,17914.57 %16.23 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,1560.40 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Area Code 251 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units289,427100.00 %--
1 room
3,0101.04 %0.80 %2.21 %
2 rooms
8,8523.06 %2.59 %4.88 %
3 rooms
21,4387.41 %6.97 %10.06 %
4 rooms
44,63915.42 %16.13 %15.95 %
5 rooms
70,76524.45 %24.55 %20.92 %
6 rooms
63,80322.04 %21.69 %18.39 %
7 rooms
39,18013.54 %13.11 %11.98 %
8 rooms
21,4407.41 %7.47 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
16,3005.63 %6.71 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units247,525100.00 %--
1.00 or less
238,23896.25 %85.88 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
6,2322.52 %1.79 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
3,0551.23 %0.81 %2.54 %
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Area Code 251 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas99,08534.23 %33.69 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas18,5276.40 %12.38 %5.96 %
Electricity125,80043.47 %40.69 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.3570.12 %0.37 %8.06 %
Coal or coke120.00 %0.03 %0.12 %
Wood2,6760.92 %0.99 %1.51 %
Solar energy450.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel1610.06 %0.09 %0.35 %
No fuel used8620.30 %0.22 %1.25 %
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Area Code 251 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units138,734100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
25,13618.12 %19.17 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
61,84144.58 %42.72 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
26,53419.13 %19.64 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
12,1858.78 %9.20 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
7,5805.46 %5.74 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
3,8172.75 %2.54 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1,2660.91 %0.77 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3750.27 %0.21 %0.56 %
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Area Code 251 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage87,37562.98 %64.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1,2060.87 %1.12 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
10,0167.22 %7.51 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
21,26015.32 %14.70 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
27,88020.10 %19.70 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
18,63913.44 %14.22 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
5,2723.80 %4.20 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
3,1022.24 %2.56 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged51,35937.02 %35.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent59,83443.13 %43.54 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent22,74216.39 %17.01 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent16,10411.61 %12.08 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent10,5017.57 %7.39 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent6,7584.87 %4.66 %6.01 %
35 percent or more20,66714.90 %13.92 %15.91 %
Not computed2,1281.53 %1.40 %0.85 %
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Area Code 251 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units65,386100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
6,55210.02 %10.03 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
5,7438.78 %10.23 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
20,54931.43 %34.07 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
19,33729.57 %26.36 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
4,9557.58 %6.42 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,4472.21 %1.94 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
4240.65 %0.52 %2.89 %
No cash rent
6,3799.76 %10.42 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)31,53748.23 %50.93 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent11,68217.87 %19.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent7,97112.19 %13.01 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent7,36111.26 %10.95 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent6,1989.48 %8.83 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent4,2576.51 %6.28 %7.32 %
35 percent or more19,21129.38 %27.37 %29.47 %
Not computed8,70613.31 %13.95 %7.77 %

Area Code 251 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
None20,0476.93 %7.31 %9.57 %
183,64628.90 %28.56 %31.22 %
298,20433.93 %33.79 %34.76 %
3 or more45,62815.76 %18.82 %15.45 %
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