Axis is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama. It has a post office with the 36505 ZIP code. The community has one site listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage, the Kirk House
As of the 2010 census Axis had a population of 757. The racial and ethnic makeup of the population was 66.8% white, 26.9% black or African American, 3.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from some other race, 2.6% from two or more races and 0.9% Hispanic or Latino from any race.
On September 7, 2010 North Mobile County Middle School opened, replacing the role of Adams Middle School ( Saraland Middle School )in Saraland, because residents outside of Saraland are no longer zoned to Adams Middle.
Prior to the split of the City of Satsuma from the Mobile County system, Axis was zoned to Satsuma High School. In 2011 Renee Busbee of the Mobile Press-Register said that residents of Axis may be rezoned to Blount, Citronelle, and/or Vigor high schools.