Arab

11 reviews
  1. Town in Alabama
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Real Estate
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,700
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$580
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    358
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    155
    37
  • Robbery
    36
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,673
    575
  • Theft
    4,564
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    538
    257

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,788
National
$53,046
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    14%

    Reviews

    11 reviews
    • Excellent
      0
    • Very Good
      5
    • Average
      5
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      0
    The small town atmosphere is quaint and relaxing, but the secluded nature of the town itself closes off he residents from the rest of the outside world. Unfortunately, people seem ignorant of, or simply refuse to acknowledge, views that do not correspond exactly with their own. That said, this does not apply to everyone.
    • Niche User
    • 9 months ago
    It is a quaint little town where disabilities like autism and down syndrome affected kids are welcomed and and made to feel normal. There are normal issues like bullies but they are few and far inbetween. The people take pride in their town and look for ways to improve.
    • Niche User
    • 9 months ago
    I like how they have a good variety of stores to shop at, close to home. Need more places like a movie theater and mall.
    • Nearby Resident
    • 2 months ago