StatisticArabAlabamaNational
Population8,2474,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)6229791
Median age40.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%40%43%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Arab is 541% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Arab is 5% higher than Alabama
  • In Arab 96.16% of the population is White
  • In Arab 0.61% of the population is Black
  • In Arab 1.33% of the population is Asian

Compare Arab, AL Demographics

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      Arab population breakdown by race

      RaceArabAlabamaNational
      White96.16%68.68%73.35%
      Black0.61%26.48%12.63%
      Asian1.33%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.30%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.02%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race1.10%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.47%1.28%4.75%
      In Arab, 1.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Arab age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Arab, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).