Saraland, Alabama

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 14,576 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 
Males: 6,440  (44.2%)
Females: 8,136  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36572.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,749 (it was $38,318 in 2000)
Saraland:

$57,749
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,325 (it was $19,470 in 2000)

Saraland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,530 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Saraland:

$143,530
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,469; detached houses: $165,722; townhouses or other attached units: $96,835; mobile homes: $32,398

Median gross rent in 2017: $866.

March 2019 cost of living index in Saraland: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.9%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for American Indian residents, 73.7% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Saraland, AL (2017)
    • 11,31080.7%White alone
    • 1,63711.7%Black alone
    • 2661.9%Hispanic
    • 2301.6%Two or more races
    • 2101.5%Asian alone
    • 1961.4%American Indian alone
    • 2001.4%Other race alone

Races in Saraland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Saraland, Alabama as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Saraland is 575 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Saraland by year

Type

2005

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.2)
3
(22.3)
2
(14.8)
7
(51.8)
5
(36.4)
4
(29.0)
6
(43.0)
4
(28.6)
8
(54.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(71.0)
18
(139.6)
8
(60.4)
11
(81.7)
9
(66.8)
6
(44.4)
5
(36.4)
3
(21.8)
4
(28.6)
3
(21.4)
6
(40.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(55.2)
19
(147.4)
41
(309.7)
27
(200.4)
23
(170.7)
24
(177.7)
31
(225.7)
26
(188.7)
24
(171.8)
38
(271.4)
36
(244.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(575.7)
89
(690.3)
86
(649.6)
108
(801.8)
53
(393.5)
67
(496.1)
57
(415.0)
47
(341.1)
51
(365.1)
74
(528.6)
61
(414.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
329
(2,595)
214
(1,660)
439
(3,316)
554
(4,113)
462
(3,430)
487
(3,606)
434
(3,160)
371
(2,693)
392
(2,807)
496
(3,543)
388
(2,639)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(142.0)
18
(139.6)
22
(166.2)
25
(185.6)
34
(252.4)
32
(236.9)
39
(283.9)
34
(246.8)
21
(150.4)
44
(314.3)
41
(278.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A2
(14.8)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)194.1197.2295.7317.9265.9288.3263.3218.8227.2287.4275.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Saraland, AL

Crime rate in Saraland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 57 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Alabama average:

2.17
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Saraland, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (36.2%), English (7.2%), Irish (5.4%), German (2.5%), French (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1957

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles.

Population density: 665 people per square mile   (low).

Saraland, Alabama map

189 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $786 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $625 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (10.1 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (131.3 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (441.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Satsuma, AL (1.7 miles ),
Chickasaw, AL (2.0 miles ),
Prichard, AL (2.3 miles ),
Creola, AL (2.6 miles ),
Axis, AL (2.9 miles ),
Chunchula, AL (3.0 miles ),
Mobile, AL (3.2 miles ),
Semmes, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.83 N, Longitude: 88.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +493 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,959 (31.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Distribution of median household income in Saraland, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Saraland, AL in 2017
Saraland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 1998: 93 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 1999: 84 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2001: 97 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2004: 100 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2005: 86 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2007: 70 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $273,600
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2014: 95 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 2015: 56 buildings, average cost: $231,600
  • 2016: 71 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $191,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Saraland, AL residents
Average permit cost in Saraland, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Saraland, AL
Historical housing units in Saraland, AL
Most common industries in Saraland, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.1%)
  • Paper (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Saraland, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Saraland, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Saraland, Alabama average temperatures Saraland, Alabama average precipitation Saraland, Alabama humidity Saraland, Alabama wind speed Saraland, Alabama snowfall Saraland, Alabama sunshine Saraland, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Saraland, Alabama environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.4. This is about average.

City:

64.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.329. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.329
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.487. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.487
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00339. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00339
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Saraland-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Saraland city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/18/1950, a category F3 tornado 1.8 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saraland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from Saraland center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 328.7 miles away from Saraland center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 243.5 miles away from Saraland center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from Saraland center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from Saraland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mobile County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Saraland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Saraland:

  • COASTAL HOSPICE (90 MCKEOUGH AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Saraland:

  • NORTH MOBILE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EIGHT MILE, AL)
  • TWIN OAKS NH INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • TWIN OAKS NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • FMC JAGUAR (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • MOBILE INFIRMARY Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • UNIV OF S AL CHILDREN'S & WOMEN'S HOS (Hospital, Childrens, about 9 miles away; MOBILE, AL)

Amtrak station near Saraland:

  • 10 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saraland:

  • Bishop State Community College (about 10 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 11 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 19 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 44 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • The University of West Florida (about 56 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 59 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 63 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

Public high school in Saraland:

  • SARALAND HIGH SCH (Location: 1115 INDUSTRIAL PARKWAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Saraland:

  • SARALAND ELEM SCH (Students: 438, Location: 229 MCKEOUGH AVE, Grades: KG-4)
  • SARALAND MIDDLE/NELSON ADAMS (Location: 401 BALDWIN ST, Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Saraland:

  • NORTH MOBILE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 397, Location: 1255 INDUSTRIAL PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • EVANGEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 145, Location: 1277 JUBILEE DR, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Saraland

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Saraland: Mobile Area Water and Sanitary Sewer System Butler Pumping Station (A), City of Saraland Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Saraland Sanitary Landfill (C), Saraland Civic Center (D), Saraland Fire and Rescue Department Station 3 (E), Saraland Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (F), Saraland Public Library (G), Saraland City Hall (H), Kali Oka Community Center (I), Saraland Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sara-Del Plaza Shopping Center (1), Sara Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Saraland include: Shiloh Baptist Church (A), Shelton Beach Road Baptist Church (B), Shelton Beach Assembly of God Church (C), Saraland Church of the Nazarene (D), Saraland Church of Christ (E), Saraland Baptist Church (F), Saraland Assembly of God Church (G), Parkview Church of God (H), Oakmont Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baileys Cemetery (1), Saraland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Saraland Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Norton Creek (A), Hells Swamp Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Saraland include: Norton Avenue Park (1), Saraland Neighborhood Park (2), Amelia City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Mobile City - Public Libraries- Branches and Bookmobile- Saraland Public Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 111 Saraland Loop) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Saraland (1210 Industrial Parkway) (1), Bamboo Motel (1113 Saraland Boulevard South) (2), Plantation Motel (1010 Saraland Boulevard South) (3), Hampton Inn Mobile North-Saraland (1320 Industrial Parkway) (4), Mobile-Days Inn Saraland (1101 Industrial Pkwy) (5), Days Inn (1101 Industrial Pkwy) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ann Casey - Professional wrestler.

Mobile County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Saraland that have no violations reported:

  • SARALAND WATER SERVICE (Address: 307 SHELTON BEACH ROAD , Population served: 12,837, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURNERVILLE WATER & FIRE PRO DISTRICT (Address: 10055 CELESTE ROAD , Population served: 4,053, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Saraland (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Saraland Branch at 421 South Highway 43, branch established on 1980/12/10; Insustrial Parkway Branch at 1201 Industrial Parkway, branch established on 2008/11/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BankTrust: Saraland Branch at 1025 Highway 43 South, branch established on 2003/07/09. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,083.8 mil, Deposits: $1,812.7 mil, headquarters in Mobile, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: Banctrust Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Saraland at 907 South Highway 43, branch established on 1975/07/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Saraland Branch at 15 Saraland Blvd N, branch established on 1966/07/25. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: Saraland Branch at 9 Highway 43 North, branch established on 1995/12/05. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Saraland Branch at 34 Shelton Beach Road, branch established on 1981/03/12. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Community Bank: Saraland Branch at 1063 Industrial Parkway, branch established on 1996/11/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.1 mil, Deposits: $279.7 mil, headquarters in Chatom, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Saraland:

Marital status in Saraland, AL
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Saraland:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Saraland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Saraland, AL (based on Mobile County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant149,286354
Black Protestant34,12499
Catholic32,00335
Mainline Protestant30,31279
Other6,68430
Orthodox7242
None159,859-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 61
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Mobile County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Mobile County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Mobile County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
Mobile County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mobile County:

29.9%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Saraland:

47.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Saraland:

23.1%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Saraland:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Saraland:

35.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Saraland:

53.7%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Saraland:

77.0%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Saraland, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 44$169,391$46,1980$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$159,982$46,8240$0
Water Supply 23$68,919$35,9580$0
Natural Resources 13$28,263$26,0890$0
Streets and Highways 13$39,917$36,8460$0
Police - Other 10$39,481$47,3772$3,054
Other Government Administration 8$11,942$17,9130$0
Parks and Recreation 8$20,681$31,0220$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$26,501$39,7520$0
Fire - Other 5$29,716$71,3180$0
Judicial and Legal 5$12,925$31,0200$0
Welfare 4$10,753$32,2590$0
Financial Administration 4$15,276$45,8280$0
Health 4$10,073$30,2190$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,288$41,1520$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 193$654,108$40,6702$3,054

Saraland government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,789,000 ($259.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,769,000 ($189.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,957,000 ($134.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,381,000 ($94.74)
    Financial Administration: $1,261,000 ($86.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $903,000 ($61.95)
    Central Staff Services: $738,000 ($50.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $435,000 ($29.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $267,000 ($18.32)
    Libraries: $176,000 ($12.07)
    Health - Other: $133,000 ($9.12)
    General - Other: $117,000 ($8.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,602,000 ($109.91)

Saraland government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,269,000 ($87.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,092,000 ($143.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $718,000 ($49.26)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($0.82)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($0.82)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,977,000 ($615.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,272,000 ($87.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $987,000 ($67.71)
    Public Utility License: $821,000 ($56.33)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $727,000 ($49.88)
    Property: $558,000 ($38.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $158,000 ($10.84)
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000 ($3.84)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $38,000 ($2.61)

Saraland government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,317,000 ($3109.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,420,000 ($2978.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,897,000 ($130.15)

Saraland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,460,000 ($511.80)

3.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baldwin County, AL  0.52% ($47,660 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MS  0.18% ($43,043)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.10% ($44,431)


4.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.70% ($70,600 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.16% ($48,027)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.11% ($44,086)
Businesses in Saraland, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Microtel1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Circle K1Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
Hilton1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Saraland:

  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WGOK (900 AM; 1 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saraland:

  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Saraland:

  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Saraland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 338ft / 103mTotal length
  • $38,421,000Total costs
  • 595,248Total average daily traffic
  • 71,660Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Saraland, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Saraland, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Saraland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Saraland, AL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 1100 Industrial Pky (Lat: 30.802944 Lon: -88.098889), Overall height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: WNTF766,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/1995, Expiration Date: 08/22/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001, Phone: (205) 250-2208
  • 198 Station St (Lat: 30.811833 Lon: -88.066083), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPJE424,
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/10/2022, Registrant: Board Of Water & Sewer Commissioners Of The City Of Mobile, 207 N. Catherine St., Mobile, AL 36652, Phone: (251) 378-3508, Fax: (251) 342-5725, Email:
  • Saraland, 1100 Industrial Pky (Lat: 30.802944 Lon: -88.098889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: WPUR958,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2002, Expiration Date: 04/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2005, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr., Registrant: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP, 600 Thirteenth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8283, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • Saraland, 813 Celeste Road (Lat: 30.828306 Lon: -88.091194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.6 m, Call Sign: WQIK293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • SARALAND, 401 Baldwin Road (Lat: 30.833861 Lon: -88.064500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQVW881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/02/2025, Certifier: Gary Tanner, Registrant: Mobile County Communications District, 7340 Zeigler Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608, Phone: (251) 574-4030, Fax: (251) 639-2370, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Saraland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1560J , Serial Number: 28-23964, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Dale Klein, 962 Martha Alleyn Dr, Saraland, AL 36571
  • Aircraft: BOBBITT BRACEY SEAREY (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2022P , Serial Number: IDK282, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Mcdaniel, 119 Ennis St, Saraland, AL 36571
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 73461 , Serial Number: 17267478, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 03/03/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Crafton L Monk, 429 Saraland Cir, Saraland, AL 36571, Other Owners: Dianna M Monk
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70976 , Serial Number: 18002, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford D Smith, Rt 1 Box 369, Saraland, AL 36571
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/24/2017
  • Aircraft: KENNY DEUWARD BENSEN B8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7249E , Serial Number: DSK-007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Deuward Kenny, 7582 Pake Rd, Saraland, AL 36571
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/26/1974

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$106,64313$91,717139$121,6366$46,2522$996,00511$127,2181$33,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$150,17812$95,7832$76,3650$02$77,7551$25,020
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$97,7143$37,74368$103,83510$42,1640$06$49,6372$28,005
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$105,7847$64,39034$119,9117$82,1170$02$58,2950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$110,3571$157,90022$114,6351$76,7900$04$87,6450$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0054.00 , 0055.00, 0056.00, 0061.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$211,9203$175,823
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$162,225
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$170,680
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0054.00 , 0055.00, 0056.00, 0061.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Saraland, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Saraland, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 100 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Saraland, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.8%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Saraland, AL
    • 30741.8%Outside Fires
    • 24132.8%Structure Fires
    • 16622.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 202.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Saraland, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Saraland, Alabama:

  • Bamboo Motel, 1113 Saraland Blvd, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 675-5691
  • Plantation Motel, 1010 Hwy 43, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 675-5511
  • Comfort Inn, 1210 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 675-0100, Fax: (251) 675-0100
  • Quality Inn Saraland, 1111 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 679-8880, Fax: (251) 706-0291
  • Hampton Inn, 1320 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 679-7953, Fax: (251) 679-7993
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Saraland Alabama, 1401 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 378-6300, Fax: (251) 378-6301
  • Microtel Inn And Suites Saraland, 1124 Shelton Beach Rd, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 675-5045, Fax: (251) 675-5074
  • Country Inn & Suites, 1130 Joaneen Dr, Saraland, Alabama 36571 , Phone: (251) 675-3580, Fax: (251) 675-3680
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Saraland, Alabama
Most common first names in Saraland, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9768.7 years
Mary6874.8 years
William6373.6 years
John5972.1 years
Robert5267.4 years
Charles4763.9 years
Willie3469.8 years
Thomas2666.5 years
George2671.0 years
Annie2679.5 years
Most common last names in Saraland, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4674.8 years
Williams3471.6 years
Harris2475.3 years
Lee2370.4 years
Brown2174.2 years
Davis2176.5 years
Taylor2171.6 years
Wilson2077.5 years
Johnson2068.7 years
Jones1974.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Saraland, AL
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Saraland, AL
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 20.8%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Saraland compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 27 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joseph Frimpong (6)
  • Thomas Eilers (2)
  • Willie R. Grice (1)
  • Kenneth J. Hicks (1)
  • Brett Uvodich (1)
  • Wayne N. Boutzale (1)
  • William Akers (1)
  • Joseph Hamnik (1)
  • Gerald Mcgloin (1)
  • Sean Michael Bryant (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2020.