The 10 Best Mobile, AL Neighborhoods To Live In For 2019


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Mobile are the best of the best.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in Mobile.
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Do you like your neighborhood?

Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?

No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Mobile, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Mobile neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Mobile are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Mobile for 2019:

  1. College Park (Homes)
  2. Di Grado (Homes)
  3. Country Club (Homes)
  4. Hannon Park (Homes)
  5. Second Creek (Homes)
  6. Parkhill (Homes)
  7. Travis (Homes)
  8. Berkleigh (Homes)
  9. Claremont (Homes)
  10. Rolling Acres (Homes)

So what’s the best neighborhood to live in Mobile for 2019? According to the most recent census data, College Park looks to be the best Mobile neighborhood to live in.

Read on to see how we determined the places around Mobile that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Mobile.

Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.

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How we determined the best Mobile hoods in 2019

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Mobile, we had to determine what criteria defines a “best”.

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 155 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the “Best City Neighborhood In Mobile.” We’re lookin’ at you, College Park.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Mobile, Alabama has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 3,507
Rank Last Year: 18 (Up 17)
Median Home Value: $284,167 (3rd best)
Median Income: $79,405 (12th best)
More on College Park: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,908
Rank Last Year: 13 (Up 11)
Median Home Value: $238,100 (10th best)
Median Income: $98,496 (1st best)
More on Di Grado: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,931
Rank Last Year: 9 (Up 6)
Median Home Value: $474,000 (1st best)
Median Income: $93,393 (4th best)
More on Country Club: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,886
Rank Last Year: 26 (Up 22)
Median Home Value: $176,050 (21st best)
Median Income: $57,089 (45th best)
More on Hannon Park: Homes For Sale | Data

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8.5
/10

Population: 4,338
Rank Last Year: 16 (Up 11)
Median Home Value: $214,900 (12th best)
Median Income: $90,562 (5th best)
More on Second Creek: Homes For Sale | Data

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8.5
/10

Population: 4,601
Rank Last Year: 17 (Up 11)
Median Home Value: $307,633 (2nd best)
Median Income: $81,085 (11th best)
More on Parkhill: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,550
Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $198,300 (15th best)
Median Income: $83,901 (9th best)
More on Travis: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 4,219
Rank Last Year: 19 (Up 11)
Median Home Value: $173,800 (29th best)
Median Income: $60,054 (33rd best)
More on Berkleigh: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,993
Rank Last Year: 20 (Up 11)
Median Home Value: $164,700 (34th best)
Median Income: $58,458 (42nd best)
More on Claremont: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 3,022
Rank Last Year: 50 (Up 40)
Median Home Value: $152,333 (44th best)
Median Income: $64,420 (24th best)
More on Rolling Acres: Homes For Sale | Data

Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Mobile

If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Mobile where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Mobile aren’t all good. Plateau takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Mobile.

We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.

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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Mobile For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 College Park 3,507 $284,167 $79,405
2 Di Grado 1,908 $238,100 $98,496
3 Country Club 1,931 $474,000 $93,393
4 Hannon Park 1,886 $176,050 $57,089
5 Second Creek 4,338 $214,900 $90,562
6 Parkhill 4,601 $307,633 $81,085
7 Travis 2,550 $198,300 $83,901
8 Berkleigh 4,219 $173,800 $60,054
9 Claremont 2,993 $164,700 $58,458
10 Rolling Acres 3,022 $152,333 $64,420
11 Riviere De Chien 566 $209,100 $96,094
12 Overton 3,644 $264,750 $48,155
13 Milkhouse 4,448 $175,050 $59,060
14 Canterbury 3,730 $149,350 $65,576
15 Cypress Shores 1,814 $150,800 $70,556
16 Alderbrook 2,116 $184,800 $82,976
17 Westlake 1,309 $196,050 $85,542
18 Rochon 539 $268,000 $66,786
19 Koolman 473 $268,000 $66,786
20 Audubon 442 $268,000 $66,786
21 D Iberville 1,905 $170,800 $72,063
22 Alligator Bayou 347 $268,000 $66,786
23 Prospect 2,345 $164,650 $70,684
24 Pierce Creek 290 $182,700 $88,993
25 Baker 2,194 $144,600 $60,697
26 Westhill 3,563 $170,850 $44,732
27 Washington Square 2,143 $159,467 $44,667
28 Red Creek 785 $175,900 $59,298
29 Thornhill 3,648 $249,200 $41,959
30 Mooncrest 764 $175,900 $59,298
31 Sheldon 3,708 $154,233 $48,516
32 Llanfair 2,653 $236,550 $44,004
33 Sunnyvale 639 $175,900 $59,298
34 Pamona 518 $175,900 $59,298
35 Westavia 1,387 $138,900 $66,107
36 Spring Valley 1,500 $174,100 $51,777
37 Terrace Hills 4,069 $123,800 $45,462
38 Yorkwood 5,405 $152,950 $62,626
39 Dawes 2,293 $165,000 $71,750
40 Carlen 3,600 $142,700 $51,478
41 Garland 1,846 $129,500 $61,296
42 Georgia Avenue 1,272 $152,200 $32,266
43 Texas Street 1,862 $117,767 $22,657
44 Skyland Park 3,532 $153,550 $58,393
45 Cody 2,873 $108,500 $45,848
46 Cottage Park 2,634 $196,050 $85,542
47 Leinkauf 1,516 $124,600 $42,426
48 Mccrary 611 $142,200 $60,041
49 Millers Creek 665 $182,800 $95,391
50 Overlook 2,466 $118,600 $50,551
51 Camelia 310 $163,700 $55,602
52 Jackson Heights 3,295 $149,950 $29,232
53 Central Business District 1,232 $198,700 $21,202
54 Big Creek 351 $142,200 $60,041
55 Winfield 1,257 $112,100 $60,208
56 Reichlieu 3,943 $143,700 $31,530
57 Venetia 1,297 $129,967 $58,748
58 Airmont 3,504 $120,167 $44,163
59 Warwick 1,567 $128,300 $54,551
60 Carver 3,484 $77,040 $34,231
61 Goldmine 898 $146,750 $63,727
62 Crestview 1,740 $174,100 $51,777
63 Park Place 2,939 $96,320 $51,420
64 Brookwood 2,521 $110,167 $51,671
65 Pinewood 1,184 $119,550 $51,085
66 Blackstone 1,529 $153,400 $65,781
67 Malibar Heights 5,234 $128,150 $39,823
68 Ridgeway 639 $131,500 $55,161
69 Greenwich Hills 2,606 $86,533 $40,650
70 Forest Highland 996 $120,100 $56,486
71 Bellewood 2,340 $98,600 $39,175
72 Rose Haven 427 $138,650 $55,036
73 Kimberline 2,743 $136,450 $57,624
74 Westmont 4,249 $91,700 $40,572
75 Lyons Park 1,891 $166,767 $45,526
76 Bellfontaine 313 $142,650 $43,001
77 Belmeade 1,426 $125,100 $45,227
78 Redstone 1,427 $164,650 $62,540
79 Cedar Grove 1,319 $115,850 $46,167
80 Lourdes 2,359 $82,550 $34,062
81 Colonial Heights 2,657 $111,000 $47,180
82 North Industrial Area 3,481 $72,340 $30,798
83 Devonshire 1,189 $97,400 $63,617
84 Lott Road 440 $108,200 $47,815
85 Greenmound 1,320 $63,333 $23,778
86 Pleasant Valley 1,212 $77,650 $34,884
87 Bayside 536 $135,400 $42,434
88 Beau Terra 2,426 $85,700 $35,404
89 Jefferson 1,495 $119,600 $32,126
90 Hillsdale 1,630 $85,433 $27,305
91 Hillview 2,120 $91,850 $49,362
92 Pine Grove 878 $143,567 $51,438
93 Rothfield 1,988 $97,650 $52,460
94 Hamilton 608 $122,700 $55,391
95 Navco 2,953 $74,500 $35,050
96 Bates 1,414 $108,500 $40,702
97 Dauphin Acres 4,635 $91,660 $23,248
98 North Crichton 1,883 $65,200 $26,009
99 Cypress Branch 526 $122,700 $55,391
100 Larkspur 1,730 $91,850 $49,362
101 Jackson Creek 516 $122,700 $55,391
102 Neshota 1,661 $99,650 $36,924
103 Churchill 474 $122,700 $55,391
104 Deer River 416 $115,300 $34,419
105 Westfield 2,079 $122,000 $42,942
106 Scenic Hill 698 $158,550 $60,692
107 Maysville 1,842 $60,400 $25,075
108 Azalea 464 $131,300 $46,340
109 Riverside 1,046 $127,450 $55,688
110 Mohawk 483 $84,900 $40,469
111 Bellmont 1,391 $122,000 $42,942
112 Nevius 1,248 $96,600 $50,202
113 Melrose 276 $108,500 $40,702
114 Huron 383 $84,900 $40,469
115 Rickarby 3,027 $72,000 $25,070
116 Twin Lakes 359 $84,900 $40,469
117 Usa 1,258 $59,550 $49,336
118 Seminole 323 $84,900 $40,469
119 Woodlawn 2,764 $66,225 $30,546
120 Riviera 1,913 $71,667 $28,725
121 Rosedale 1,191 $86,900 $27,162
122 Mertz 793 $75,500 $38,688
123 Highland 148 $108,500 $40,702
124 South Crichton 2,168 $67,750 $20,776
125 Mcvoy 2,198 $107,150 $30,230
126 Tillman 895 $95,800 $36,788
127 Gorgas 4,034 $77,583 $26,871
128 Ferry 1,300 $60,600 $38,508
129 Irvington 684 $101,800 $36,966
130 Muddy Creek 627 $95,200 $30,114
131 Theodore Industrial Park 1,325 $105,250 $32,266
132 Edington 370 $84,900 $40,469
133 Loma Vista 932 $85,700 $35,404
134 Fowl River 794 $84,900 $47,500
135 Neely 1,943 $62,150 $23,044
136 Beverly 832 $92,850 $35,481
137 Glen Acres 1,107 $87,100 $48,022
138 Riverfront Industrial Area 2,900 $31,900 $28,973
139 Bienville 1,454 $117,900 $41,676
140 Maryvale 3,482 $55,075 $18,504
141 Grove Hill 496 $99,000 $40,292
142 Owens 1,289 $22,800 $22,399
143 Oakleigh 2,580 $65,367 $24,311
144 Oakdale 592 $74,100 $18,750
145 Bayview 1,320 $62,800 $34,490
146 Baltimore 2,922 $63,400 $24,568
147 Arlington 1,338 $66,300 $9,685
148 Argyle 676 $95,200 $30,114
149 Fire Tower 426 $98,900 $37,077
150 Autumndale 717 $74,500 $36,389
151 Fisher 1,625 $44,200 $24,258
152 Driftwood 494 $76,300 $32,827
153 Bell Aire 496 $95,200 $30,114
154 Summerville 662 $53,800 $17,760
155 Plateau 299 $53,450 $20,620

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