Oneonta, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oneonta, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Oneonta had a population of 6,666 as of July 1, 2015. Oneonta ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oneonta is located at latitude 33.9471 and longitude -86.4895 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oneonta (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Oneonta (GNIS ID: 2404433) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Oneonta is located within Oneonta Division of Blount County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oneonta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oneonta: Oneonto.

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Oneonta, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,666
Population in Households 6,447
Population in Familes 5,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 219
Population Density1 440
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 2,536
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,711
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,668 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 868 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $142,664
Average Home Value $184,122


Median Household Income $39,631
Average Household Income $55,620
Per Capita Income $21,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.32%
Households 0.26% 0.26%
Families 0.93% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oneonta, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oneonta to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 89 85th
Population Density1 # 173 70th
Diversity Index2 # 98 83rd
Median Household Income # 233 60th
Per Capita Income # 191 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.