Arab, AL has a population of 8,247 and is the 4,597th largest city in the United States. The population density is 622 per sq mi which is 576% higher than the Alabama average and 586% higher than the national average. The median age in Arab is 41 which is approximately 5% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Arab, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 71% of Arab residents were born in Alabama, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.