Arab is located in north Alabama. Arab is between the Marshall, Blount, Cullman, Morgan county. Arab has 12.98 square miles of land area and 0.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Arab population is 8,241, which has grown 14.87% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.33% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Arab median household income is $41,788 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Arab median house value is $142,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 55.45% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 45.48% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Arab is better than the state average in quality. The Arab area code is 256.