Oakman, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakman, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Oakman had a population of 829 as of July 1, 2015. Oakman ranks in the lower 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 Oakman is located at latitude 33.7143 and longitude -87.3887 in Walker County. 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. Walker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Town of Oakman (GNIS ID: 2407028) 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 Town of Oakman is located within Oakman Division of Walker County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakman 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 Oakman: Days Gap, York.

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


Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 701
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 269
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 335
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $170,192
Average Home Value $210,542


Median Household Income $36,549
Average Household Income $46,835
Per Capita Income $18,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.43%
Households 1.06% 0.41%
Families 2.13% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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, 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 # 333 43rd
Population Density1 # 266 54th
Diversity Index2 # 461 21st
Median Household Income # 325 44th
Per Capita Income # 377 35th

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