Saraland, Alabama Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The Demographics of Saraland City, Alabama is a quick snapshot of the local population. The city's median home value is $159,000, which is 0.692 times smaller than the national average. The homeownership rate is at 78.2%, and the median car ownership is two cars. Nearly 90% of Saraland's households have health insurance coverage. The average commute time is 23.1 minutes. Most residents drive to work.

Saraland has a diverse population. While most people identify as white, about 14% of Saraland residents identify as Black or African American. Another 4% identify as Asian, 0.2% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and 17.8% identify as Hispanic or Latino. Another 2.6% of Saraland residents identify as "other" or "mixed race." In the census, people are asked to indicate their ancestry, and the most common ancestry is American. Scotch-Irish and West Indian ancestry are also very concentrated in Saraland.

The city has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years. It now has more than 11,000 residents, making it one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama. Saraland is home to two colleges and more than twenty correctional facilities. Saraland is home to a variety of businesses.

Saraland is part of the Mobile metropolitan area. The city also has strong transportation connections to Mobile. It is served by Interstates 65 and U.S. Highway 43. The city's land area is largely industrial. The eastern edge of the city has spectacular frontage on the Tensaw River Delta.