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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Saraland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Saraland has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Saraland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Saraland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Saraland may be for you.
Saraland is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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.