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Oakman, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Oakman is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Walker County at latitude 33.7143 and longitude -87.3887. Walker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Oakman, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oakman, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Oakman indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Oakman (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakman: Days Gap, York.

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Oakman, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 821
Population in Households 821
Population in Familes 695
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $180,172
Average Home Value $217,671


Median Household Income $36,751
Average Household Income $46,413
Per Capita Income $18,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.94% 0.29%
Households 1.09% 0.24%
Families 2.53% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Oakman, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakman to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 336 42nd
Population Density1 # 268 54th
Diversity Index2 # 467 20th
Median Household Income # 297 49th
Per Capita Income # 351 39th

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