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Population (year 2000): 12,288. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,683 (+3.2% change)
Males: 5,998 (48.8%), Females: 6,290 (51.2%)

Mobile County

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $38,318 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,300 (year 2000)

Saraland, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Saraland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.8%)
  • Black (9.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (22.8%), Irish (9.3%), English (7.3%), German (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Scottish (2.8%).Alabama

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles

Saraland,

For population 25 years and over in Saraland

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saraland city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-0.3%).


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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (147.5 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (506.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: AL (3.3 miles Satsuma, AL (4.2 miles Chickasaw, AL (5.4 miles Prichard, AL (7.2 miles Creola, AL Mobile, (10.1 miles Fort, AL Spanish (15.9 miles Corner, AL (18.2 miles Tillmans Vernon, AL (19.3 miles Mount


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 71 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 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

Latitude: 30.83 N, Longitude: 88.09 W

Saraland, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.1%), Educational,health and social services (15.9%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -943 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,221 (22.4%)

Crime in Saraland by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0
    per 100,000 8.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 0 0
    per 100,000 16.3 0.0 0.0
Robberies 12 11 11
    per 100,000 97.7 89.5 89.5
Assaults 10 13 14
    per 100,000 81.4 105.8 113.9
Burglaries 105 89 101
    per 100,000 854.5 724.3 821.9
Thefts 511 474 410
    per 100,000 4158.5 3857.4 3336.6
Auto thefts 53 20 28
    per 100,000 431.3 162.8 227.9
320.9 266.0 258.9

Average climate in Saraland, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Saraland,

Saraland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1997, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Saraland city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/18/1950, a category 3 tornado 1.8 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Saraland:
  • UNIV OF SOUTH ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL CHILDRENS AND WOMENS (about 11 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MOBILE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Saraland, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Saraland:
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 14 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: MOB)
  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 15 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: BFM)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; ID: PQL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Saraland:
  • MARK REYNOLDS/NORTH MOBILE COUNTY (about 11 miles; CREOLA, AL; ID: 15A)
  • BAY MINETTE MUNI (about 20 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; ID: 1R8)
  • SKYWEST AIRPARK (about 22 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: S26)

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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,556 $27,336 1 $886
Water Supply 11 $29,812 $32,522 0 $0
Natural Resources 15 $31,434 $25,147 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $15,996 $23,994 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $15,584 $31,168 0 $0
Health 2 $3,589 $21,534 0 $0
Welfare 0 $0   5 $5,086
Streets and Highways 8 $17,803 $26,704 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $23,657 $25,807 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 37 $114,628 $37,176 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $3,691 $44,292 6 $5,103
Financial Administration 5 $10,359 $24,861 0 $0
Firefighters 24 $71,446 $35,723 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $14,035 $24,060 1 $551
Totals for Government 137 $356,589 $31,234 13 $11,626
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saraland:
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 11 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 9,082)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 26 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; FT enrollment: 5,582)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 65 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 67 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,036)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; FT enrollment: 6,329)
Private high school in Saraland:
  • MOBILE BAPTIST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: PO BOX 961; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Saraland:
  • NELSON ADAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 942; Location: 401 BALDWIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SARALAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 229 MCKEOUGH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Saraland:
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 723 CLEVELAND; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTH MOBILE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 1255 INDUSTRIAL PKWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EVANGEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 134; Location: 1277 JUBILEE DR; Grades: PK - 5)

Notable locations in Saraland: Saraland Sanitary Landfill (A), Saraland Civic Center (B).

Shopping Centers: Sara Square Shopping Center (1), Sara-Del Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Saraland include: Lafitte Baptist Church (A), Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church (B), Cedar Grove Baptist Church (C), Celeste Road Church of God (D), Central Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), Church of God Pentecostal (G), Cleveland Road Church of God (H).

Cemetery: Saraland Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Saraland Reservoir (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Norton Creek (A), Hells Swamp Branch (B).

Parks in Saraland include: Amelia City Park (1), Norton Avenue Park (2), Saraland Neighborhood Park (3).


Saraland compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, 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.)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • 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)
  • WQUA (102.1 FM; CITRONELLE, AL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
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.)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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