Arab, Alabama Population 2024

8,867

Arab is a city located in Cullman County and Marshall County Alabama. Arab has a 2024 population of 8,867. Arab is currently growing at a rate of 1.4% annually and its population has increased by 4.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,449 in 2020.

The average household income in Arab is $79,422 with a poverty rate of 13.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Arab is 38.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Arab Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arab was:

  • White: 91.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.71%
  • Other race: 1.91%
  • Asian: 1.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
13.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
665.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.95% (418)
The current population of Arab, Alabama is 8,867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,449.

Arab, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,82291.46%
Two or more races3173.71%
Other race1631.91%
Asian1511.77%
Black or African American790.92%
Native American200.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Arab Population by Race

Arab Population Pyramid 2024

Arab Median Age

38.7

Total

35.4

Male

42.2

Female

Arab Adults

There are 6,338 adults, (1,417 of whom are seniors) in Arab.

Arab Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Arab Sex Ratio

Female4,19849.09%
Male4,35450.91%

Arab Population by Age

Arab Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3362.5367.832.2
Married1,5913.2882.817.2
Non Family1,1791.1456.143.9
Female4013.4447.652.4
Male1653.0556.443.6
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arab Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arab Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arab Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.52%.

Arab Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,733

Average Earnings

$52,095

Average Male

$38,590

Average Female

Arab Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arab Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arab Language

96.14% of Arab residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Arab Language

Arab Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,51697512.97%
Hispanic52914727.79%
Other16211369.75%
Multiple3174514.2%
Asian15153.31%
Native20315%
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13.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arab

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arab is Other, with 69.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arab is Asian, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Arab Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.05%
High School16.48%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%
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Arab Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed7.01%
Male Employed3.94%
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Arab Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arab Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arab Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Arab Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arab Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Arab Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arab Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

569

Number of Veterans

537

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Arab Veterans by War

count

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Arab Veterans by Age

count

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Arab Veterans by Race

Arab Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arab Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Arab Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arab Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arab Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.36%

Born in Arab

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Arab residents were born in the United States, with 70.36% having been born in Alabama. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arab Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,4771221.3%
20289,3551221.32%
20279,2331221.34%
20269,1111221.36%
20258,9891221.38%
20248,8671221.4%
20238,7451221.41%
20228,6231221.44%
20218,501520.62%
20208,449510.61%
20198,398370.44%
20188,361490.59%
20178,312300.36%
20168,282380.46%
20158,244200.24%
20148,224-17-0.21%
20138,241100.12%
20128,231350.43%
20118,196941.16%
20108,10292812.94%
20007,17485313.49%
19906,3213545.93%
19805,9671,56835.64%
19704,3991,41047.17%
19602,989
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Arab Population by Year