Arab, Alabama Population 2020

8,383

Arab is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 8,383, it is the 77th largest city in Alabama and the 3494th largest city in the United States. Arab is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 4.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,050 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Arab has a population density of 629 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arab is $61,590 with a poverty rate of 17.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $149,400. The median age in Arab is 42.1 years, 37.9 years for males, and 44.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males.

Arab Demographics

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

  • White: 95.14%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Arab, Alabama is 8,383, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,321.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,050.

Arab, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,83495.14%
Asian1361.65%
Two or More Races1211.47%
Black or African American600.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.64%
Some Other Race290.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Arab Population Pyramid 2020

Arab Median Age

42.1


Total

37.9


Male

44.6


Female

Arab Adults

There are 6,330 adults, (1,606 of whom are seniors) in Arab.

Arab Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Arab Sex Ratio

Female

4,355

52.89%

Male

3,879

47.11%

Arab Households and Families

Arab Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arab Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male46.6%53.4%
Female41.7%58.3%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1882.5566.9
Married1,5373.2683.9
Non Family1,0961.1355.3
Female4393.341.7
Male1163.6846.6

3.22

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arab Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2364.18%
9th to 12th Grade4788.46%
High School Graduate1,57027.80%
Some College1,38724.56%
Associates Degree56710.04%
Bachelors Degree91116.13%
Graduate Degree4998.83%

Arab Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3824,7221,362
Asian1029424
Multiple Races624011
Hispanic39266
Native American37355
Black26172
Other Race7
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,980$41,898$27,895
Less Than High School$17,069$29,167$11,000
High School Grad$26,970$30,667$22,368
Some College$34,279$41,734$25,985
Bachelors Degree$50,750$67,083$41,786
Graduate Degree$56,528$79,107$53,289

$35,980

Average Earnings

$41,898

Average Male

$27,895

Average Female

Arab Language

Arab Language by Age

Arab Language

96.83% of Arab residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Arab Poverty

Arab Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6511,27416.65%
Hispanic1126053.57%
Multiple1213831.40%
Other2929100.00%
Black342264.71%
Asian1361813.24%

17.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.55%

Male Poverty Rate

18.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arab

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arab is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arab is Asian, with 13.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.81%
High School18.69%
Some College11.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.63%
Female Unemployed17.89%
Female Employed7.70%
Male Employed7.27%

Arab Income

Arab Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,664$61,590
Families$60,066$76,004
Married Families$76,125-
Non Families$21,690$32,272

Arab Marital Status

Arab Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Arab Married by Age and Sex

Arab Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Arab Marital Status by Race

Arab Veterans

671

Number of Veterans

619

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam293
First Gulf War135
Second Gulf War130
Korea71
World War II28

$Arab Veterans by Education

7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arab Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Arab Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.03%

Born in Alabama

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.52% of Arab residents were born in the United States, with 69.03% having been born in Alabama. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,383310.37%
20198,352310.37%
20188,321360.43%
20178,285310.38%
20168,254370.45%
20158,217190.23%
20148,198-18-0.22%
20138,216100.12%
20128,206370.45%
20118,169750.93%
20108,0949201.21%
20007,1748531.27%
19906,3213540.58%
19805,9671,5683.10%
19704,3991,4103.94%
19602,9890.00%