Saraland, Alabama Population 2024

16,456

Saraland is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. Saraland has a 2024 population of 16,456. Saraland is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 1.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,168 in 2020.

The average household income in Saraland is $91,362 with a poverty rate of 9.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Saraland is 42.9 years, 42.2 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Saraland Demographics

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

  • White: 79.99%
  • Black or African American: 15.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
32.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
513.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.78% (288)
The current population of Saraland, Alabama is 16,456 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,168.

Saraland, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,88579.99%
Black or African American2,42415.05%
Two or more races5453.38%
Asian1130.7%
Native American900.56%
Other race430.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Saraland Population by Race

Saraland Population Pyramid 2024

Saraland Median Age

42.9

Total

42.2

Male

44.1

Female

Saraland Adults

There are 12,166 adults, (3,222 of whom are seniors) in Saraland.

Saraland Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Saraland Sex Ratio

Female7,96549.44%
Male8,14450.56%

Saraland Population by Age

Saraland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,3992.5174.925.1
Married3,3433.1286.313.7
Non Family2,1291.1162.437.6
Female5633.4548.351.7
Male3643.7185.414.6
showing: 5 rows

3.16

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saraland 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

Saraland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saraland 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 hispanic people with a rate of 52.94%.

Saraland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,811

Average Earnings

$63,893

Average Male

$38,228

Average Female

Saraland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saraland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saraland Language

98.59% of Saraland residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Saraland Language

Saraland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,8039337.29%
Black2,42149020.24%
Asian1133430.09%
Multiple545122.2%
Hispanic751013.33%
Islander99100%
Native9088.89%
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9.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.13%

Male Poverty Rate

8.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saraland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saraland is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saraland is Multiple, with 2.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.67%.

Saraland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.57%
Some College11.58%
High School4.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
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Saraland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.72%
Female Unemployed39.26%
Male Employed7.04%
Female Employed2.61%
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Saraland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saraland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saraland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Saraland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Saraland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Saraland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saraland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,196

Number of Veterans

1,178

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Saraland Veterans by War

count

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Saraland Veterans by Age

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Saraland Veterans by Race

Saraland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saraland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Saraland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saraland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saraland 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

76.08%

Born in Saraland

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.49% of Saraland residents were born in the United States, with 76.08% having been born in Alabama. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Saraland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,701490.29%
202816,652490.3%
202716,603490.3%
202616,554490.3%
202516,505490.3%
202416,456490.3%
202316,407490.3%
202216,358490.3%
202116,3091410.87%
202016,1681,49410.18%
201914,674290.2%
201814,64530.02%
201714,6425393.82%
201614,103700.5%
201514,0331631.18%
201413,870240.17%
201313,846350.25%
201213,811370.27%
201113,774-9-0.07%
201013,7831,49512.17%
200012,2885374.57%
199011,7511,91819.51%
19809,8331,99325.42%
19707,8403,24570.62%
19604,595
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Saraland Population by Year