Saraland, AL

Saraland profile

Living in Saraland

Saraland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,649 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 (15.31%), sales jobs (10.66%), and management occupations (7.70%).

Also of interest is that Saraland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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.

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. 19.42% of adults 25 and older in Saraland have a college degree.

The per capita income in Saraland in 2018 was $28,198, 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 $112,792 for a family of four. However, Saraland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Saraland is a very 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 German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Saraland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.