Saraland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 13,906 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Saraland is the 50th largest community in Alabama.
Saraland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Saraland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saraland who work in office and administrative support (17.00%), healthcare (10.94%), and food service (8.38%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Saraland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Saraland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Saraland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Saraland is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.17% of adults 25 and older in Saraland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Saraland in 2010 was $24,658, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,632 for a family of four. However, Saraland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Saraland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Saraland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saraland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Saraland include English, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Saraland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.