Ozark, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Ozark, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Ozark had a population of 14,757 as of July 1, 2018. Ozark 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 Ozark is located at latitude 31.4591 and longitude -85.6405 in Dale County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ozark encompass a land area of 34.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Dale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The City of Ozark (GNIS ID: 2404456) 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 Ozark is located within Ozark Division of Dale County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ozark: Bullards, Merrick, Merricks, Woodshop.

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Ozark, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,757
Population in Households 14,431
Population in Familes 11,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 326
Population Density2 433
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $38,711
Average Household Income $53,250
Per Capita Income $22,483


Total Housing Units 6,964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,773 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,343 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 848 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $112,142
Average Home Value $141,826


Total Households 6,116
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,918
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% -0.14%
Households -0.18% -0.17%
Families -0.44% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.14%

Ozark, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ozark to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 42 93rd
Population Density # 176 70th
Diversity Index # 77 87th
Median Household Income # 318 45th
Per Capita Income # 262 55th

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