Arab, Alabama

Population 8,119

Arab is located in Marshall County, AL. The population is 8,119, making Arab the 3rd largest city in Marshall County.

There are 5 public schools in Arab with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Arab is high, and there are 35 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Arab is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Arab property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Arab include Joppa, Union Grove and Baileyton.

Arab Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 12.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.1%

Crime Rate

59.04% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 384
  • Violent Crimes: 840
  • Robbery: 36
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 6
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

62.49% Higher than national avg.
  • 35 offenders in Arab
  • 43.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

44 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 35


Moderate 3.3%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Arab, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Arab's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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35 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

6 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Arab, AL issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Arab, AL issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $480
  • 1 Bedroom: $558
  • 2 Bedrooms: $690
  • 3 Bedrooms: $910
  • 4 Bedrooms: $978

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Environmental Hazards

44 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1713/1820)
    Arab, AL has 94.12% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Arab, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Arab, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.5°
  • February 47°
  • March 53.93°
  • April 63.23°
  • May 70.3°
  • June 78.42°
  • July 80.93°
  • August 80.87°
  • September 73°
  • October 61.43°
  • November 53°
  • December 43.33°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Arab, AL

Arab, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Arab, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Arab, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Arab, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Arab, AL: $42,199


Unemployment in Arab is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.01%
White Collar - 65.99%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Arab, AL

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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