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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prichard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mobile County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Mobile area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36617 ZIP code.
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.
7% of Prichard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prichard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $222. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $616.
Libraries in Prichard include Prichard Public Library ... View libraries
Mobile County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prichard political report.
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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