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Prichard is a city in Mobile County, in the Mobile metro area.

The community was named for Cleveland Prichard, landowner

The latitude of Prichard is 30.738N. The longitude is -88.078W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,983.


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Median household income
Local
$19,544
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Prichard demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Prichard Station
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 481. The number of murders and homicides was 6. The violent crime rate was 17 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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National index: 100
Local index: 108

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1% of Prichard residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prichard ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prichard was $10,626, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Prichard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Prichard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $222.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $616.


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Libraries in Prichard include Prichard Public Library ... View libraries

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Mobile County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prichard political report.

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The average commute time for Prichard workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Prichard between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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