Demographics

Excellent schools, abundant workforce and progressive attitudes combine to create an outstanding quality of life for the citizens of Arab.

Named for Arab Thompson, the son of a prominent settler, the city of Arab is located high atop Brindlee Mountain in Marshall County. Marshall County is not part of a metropolitan area. The 2010 census figures gives the city of Arab a population of 8,050 people and a retail trade area of approximately 50,000.

Demographic Profile

Profile  3 Mile Radius  5 Mile Radius  10 Mile Radius 
2015 Estimated Population  11,248   17,606  34,172
Households  4,586  7,118  13,757 
Median Household Income  $41,691  $41,652  $42,921 
Median Age  41  41  42 
Total Number of Employees  4,898  7,554   14,456

Top Employers

Company Name  Industry  # of Employees 
Marshall Medical Center North  Hospital  450 
Arab City Board of Education Education  325 
Atrion Medical Products  Medical Products  180 
Orchid Orthopedic Solution  Medical Devices  142 
Hyco Alabama, LLC  Hydraulic Cylinders  123 
Arab Cartage & Express Co.  Trucking Services  85 
Syncro Corporation  Industrial Controls  148 

Arab School Enrollment

School  Grades  # of Students Enrolled 
Arab Primary School  K - 2  617 
Arab Elementary School  3 - 5  540 
Arab Junior High School  6 - 8  565 
Arab High School  9 - 12  824 
Snead State Community College    200

 

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