Saraland, Alabama Population 2020

15,739

Saraland is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 15,739, it is the 38th largest city in Alabama and the 2239th largest city in the United States. Saraland is currently growing at a rate of 3.59% annually and its population has increased by 17.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,405 in 2010. Spanning over 32 miles, Saraland has a population density of 491 people per square mile.

The average household income in Saraland is $76,246 with a poverty rate of 10.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $913 per month, and the median house value is $138,800. The median age in Saraland is 38 years, 37.3 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.8 males.

Saraland Demographics

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

  • White: 80.94%
  • Black or African American: 12.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Saraland, Alabama is 15,739, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,649.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,405.

Saraland, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,54980.94%
Black or African American1,80412.64%
Two or More Races4353.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1991.39%
Some Other Race1761.23%
Asian940.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%

Saraland Population Pyramid 2020

Saraland Median Age

38


Total

37.3


Male

38.6


Female

Saraland Adults

There are 10,692 adults, (2,146 of whom are seniors) in Saraland.

Saraland Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Saraland Sex Ratio

Female

7,806

54.71%

Male

6,462

45.29%

Saraland Households and Families

Saraland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Saraland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All72.7%27.3%
Female62%38%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Male56.8%43.2%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8812.9272.7
Married2,7053.4384.1
Non Family1,3621.3157.3
Female6293.8662
Male1854.1256.8

3.46

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Saraland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3703.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,03711.13%
High School Graduate3,53637.96%
Some College1,90720.47%
Associates Degree8268.87%
Bachelors Degree1,07711.56%
Graduate Degree5636.04%

Saraland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6746,6961,495
Black1,09086690
Multiple Races16887
Native American15414116
Other Race12120
Asian837332
Hispanic78467

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,149$52,984$30,961
Less Than High School$24,263$26,118$19,531
High School Grad$39,219$62,888$18,938
Some College$36,037$53,875$28,266
Bachelors Degree$43,041$49,531$42,292
Graduate Degree$51,103$61,875$49,847

$40,149

Average Earnings

$52,984

Average Male

$30,961

Average Female

Saraland Language

Saraland Language by Age

Saraland Language

98.49% of Saraland residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Saraland Poverty

Saraland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4687936.91%
Black1,78645725.59%
Multiple43512929.66%
Other16112477.02%
Hispanic1435538.46%
Native1992613.07%
Islander1111100.00%

10.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.67%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

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 White, with 6.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.86%
Some College11.60%
High School5.46%
Bachelors or Greater0.55%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.02%
Female Unemployed8.56%
Female Employed7.25%
Male Employed2.17%

Saraland Income

Saraland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,776$76,246
Families$75,043$88,614
Married Families$86,357-
Non Families$35,765$41,472

Saraland Marital Status

Saraland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Saraland Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Saraland Marital Status by Race

Saraland Veterans

804

Number of Veterans

738

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam290
Second Gulf War150
First Gulf War143
Korea118
World War II98
Name Veterans % of Total
White6867.84%
Black937.13%
Indian2513.44%
Hispanic1924.36%

$Saraland Veterans by Education

10.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saraland Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Saraland 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

80.28%

Born in Alabama

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.20% of Saraland residents were born in the United States, with 80.28% having been born in Alabama. 0.25% 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
202015,7395453.59%
201915,1945453.72%
201814,649-3-0.02%
201714,6525453.86%
201614,107760.54%
201514,0311661.20%
201413,865250.18%
201313,840350.25%
201213,805410.30%
201113,764-10-0.07%
201013,7741,4861.15%
200012,2885370.45%
199011,7511,9181.80%
19809,8331,9932.29%
19707,8403,2455.49%
19604,5950.00%