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The Town of Oakman had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2022. 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 33.7134 and longitude -87.3886 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oakman 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 331 feet.

The Town of Oakman 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakman: Days Gap, York.

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Oakman, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 750 (100%)
Population in Households 750 (100.0%)
Population in Families 628 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 243
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $46,670
Average Household Income $64,332
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $26,289
Wealth Index5 49


Total HU (Housing Units) 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $168,548
Average Home Value $163,326
Housing Affordability Index3 145


Total Households 304
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.22% -0.59%
Households -0.86% -0.46%
Families   -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.45%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.09%

Oakman, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakman to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 352 41st
Population Density # 281 53rd
Median Household Income # 348 41st
Housing Affordability Index # 151 25th
Per Capita Income # 349 41st
Diversity Index # 492 18th

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