Saraland, Alabama Population 2021

14,711
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Saraland is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,711, it is the 44th largest city in Alabama and the 2342nd largest city in the United States . Saraland is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 9.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,405 in 2010. Saraland reached it's highest population of 14,711 in 2021. Spanning over 32 miles, Saraland has a population density of 459 people per square mile.

The average household income in Saraland is $76,057 with a poverty rate of 9.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $874 per month, and the median house value is $149,000. The median age in Saraland is 37.7 years, 37.1 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Saraland Demographics

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

  • White: 79.95%
  • Black or African American: 13.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Native American: 1.84%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Saraland, Alabama is 14,711 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,618.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,405.

Saraland, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,50579.95%
Black or African American1,96213.63%
Two or More Races3562.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native2651.84%
Asian1861.29%
Some Other Race1060.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%
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Saraland Population by Race

Saraland Population Pyramid $2021

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Saraland Median Age

37.7


Total

37.1


Male

37.9


Female

Saraland Adults

There are 10,781 adults, (2,308 of whom are seniors) in Saraland.

Saraland Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Saraland Sex Ratio

Female

7,923

55.06%

Male

6,468

44.94%

Saraland Population by Age

Saraland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saraland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All73%27%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male53.6%46.4%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saraland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1712.7873
Married2,8453.3485.3
Non Family1,5561.2157.1
Female6043.8761.1
Male1663.9453.6

3.39

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Saraland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3373.53%
9th to 12th Grade9529.96%
High School Graduate3,45436.14%
Some College2,13222.31%
Associates Degree8268.64%
Bachelors Degree1,29713.57%
Graduate Degree5595.85%
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Saraland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saraland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,8286,8921,606
Black1,1881,00995
Native American18317353
Asian15610557
Hispanic1025538
2+ Races81347
Other Race6217

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.25%.

Saraland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,804$51,011$30,705
Less Than 9th Grade$24,688$29,107$19,327
High School Graduate$35,825$53,398$22,386
Some College$40,101$52,308$26,821
Bachelors Degree$45,402$60,547$42,344
Graduate Degree$51,848$73,967$50,924

$40,804

Average Earnings

$51,011

Average Male

$30,705

Average Female

Saraland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saraland Language by Age

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Saraland Language

97.71% of Saraland residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Saraland Language

Saraland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4147756.79%
Black1,94831516.17%
Multiple35611632.58%
Hispanic1326146.21%
Other925964.13%
Asian1864122.04%
Native265166.04%
Islander1111100.00%

9.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.03%

Male Poverty Rate

10.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saraland

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saraland is Native, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.19%.

Saraland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.22%
Some College10.07%
High School3.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Saraland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.08%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed5.50%
Male Employed3.10%

Saraland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saraland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,633$76,057
Families$75,228$90,493
Married Families$84,784-
Non Families$35,357$40,414
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Income by Household Type

Saraland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Saraland Married by Age and Sex

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Saraland 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 55-64.

Saraland Marital Status by Race

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Saraland Marital Status

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851

Number of Veterans

789

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam327
First Gulf War175
Korea112
Second Gulf War86
World War II59

Saraland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+244
55 to 64224
65 to 74178
35 to 54177
18 to 3428

Saraland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7218.21%
Black1017.02%
Native American2913.36%

Saraland Veterans by Race

Saraland Veterans by Education

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9.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saraland Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Saraland Employment by Age

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Saraland Employment by Race

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Saraland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.31%

Born in Saraland

98.40%

Native Born

1.60%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.40% of Saraland residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% having been born in Alabama. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Saraland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,711310.21%
202014,680310.21%
201914,649310.21%
201814,618-6-0.04%
201714,6245413.84%
201614,083680.49%
201514,0151611.16%
201413,854210.15%
201313,833330.24%
201213,800370.27%
201113,763-10-0.07%
201013,7731,4851.15%
200012,2885370.45%
199011,7511,9181.80%
19809,8331,9932.29%
19707,8403,2455.49%
19604,5950.00%

Saraland Population by Year