Saraland, AL


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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.

Unlike some cities, Saraland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Saraland are a mix of both white- and blue-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.

As is often the case in a small city, Saraland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Saraland citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.17% of adults 25 and older in Saraland have a college 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.