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The Town of Oakman had a population of 834 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakman: Days Gap, York.

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


Total Population 834
Daytime Population: Workers 250
Daytime Population: Residents 505
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 755
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 834
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 271
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $37,717
Average Household Income $52,841
Per Capita Income $20,763


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $88,679
Average Home Value $99,093


Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 241
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 0.77% 0.07%
Households 0.89% 0.18%
Families 1.65% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Oakman, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakman 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 # 335 42nd
Population Density # 261 55th
Diversity Index # 466 20th
Median Household Income # 324 44th
Per Capita Income # 304 48th

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