Theodore, AL


Theodore is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mobile, County Alabama. Prior to 1900, Theodore was previously named Clements, but the area was renamed after sawmill operator and postmaster William Theodore Hieronymous.


Apx. 6,130 (2010)


The climate in Theodore is tropical and humid, similar to most neighboring regions. Temperatures can range from the low sixties to an upwards of 90 degrees.

Median House Price:

$39,321 (2010)

Zip Code(s):

36582, 36590, 36619

Median Income:

Individual: $17,384

Family: $41,473

Popular Jobs:

Much like Springhill, Alabama, Theodore’s main industry is Education and Health. Other industries that employ most of this area’s population are:

  • Retail/Wholesale
  • Arts/Entertainment
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Public Administration


Theodore is in the Mobile County Public School System. Residents are typically zoned to two elementary schools (Mary Borroughs and Nan Gray Davis), a middle school (Hankins Middle School), and a high school (Theodore High School). HYPERLINK “” 

What’s it like to live in Theodore?

Theodore is a very small community. However, there are a few points of interest that include:

  • Mobile Greyhound Park
  • Fowl River (Famous for being a popular destination for famed pirate Paddy Scott)