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Census Data for Eight Mile ...

As far as we can tell, Eight Mile has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Eight Mile, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Mobile192,904   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Daphne25,913   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Prichard22,185   N   Less than 2 miles
 Fairhope19,421   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Mobile County ...

Eight Mile is located in Mobile County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Mobile County.

Population Rings for Eight Mile ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Eight Mile and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Eight Mile. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Eight Mile, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]442,035-0.32%
10 mi   [16 km]7245,287-0.65%
15 mi   [24 km]8247,248-0.63%
20 mi   [32 km]9273,161+1.03%
25 mi   [40 km]15311,819+2.77%
30 mi   [48 km]18321,654+2.99%

Miscellaneous Information for Eight Mile ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Mobile County or the community of Eight Mile:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Eight Mile:

GNIS ID for Eight Mile: 117888

GNIS ID for Mobile County: 161575

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 097 (Mobile County)

Place Code: 23248 (Eight Mile)

State & County Code: 01/097 (Alabama / Mobile County)

State & Place Code: 01/23248 (Alabama / Eight Mile)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Eight Mile is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Eight Mile, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Eight Mile. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Eight Mile: 36613<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Eight Mile.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eight Mile. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Eight Mile. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eight Mile) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eight Mile. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eight Mile

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eight Mile. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7635, Longitude: -88.1269     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eight Mile have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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<4>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eight Mile or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eight Mile.