Oneonta, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oneonta, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Oneonta had a population of 6,494 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oneonta: Oneonto.

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Oneonta, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,494
Daytime Population: Workers 4,574
Daytime Population: Residents 3,905
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,479
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 6,273
Population in Familes 5,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 221
Population Density2 420
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $43,655
Average Household Income $57,369
Per Capita Income $22,582


Total Housing Units 2,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,581 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 892 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $151,161
Average Home Value $173,529


Total Households 2,473
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,661
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.26%
Households -0.18% -0.25%
Families 0.23% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Oneonta, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oneonta to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 95 84th
Population Density # 178 69th
Diversity Index # 94 84th
Median Household Income # 196 66th
Per Capita Income # 210 64th

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