Oakman, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Oakman, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Oakman had a population of 847 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakman: Days Gap, York.

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


Total Population 847
Population in Households 847
Population in Familes 711
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 275
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $38,775
Average Household Income $50,625
Per Capita Income $20,153


Total Housing Units 397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $99,107
Average Home Value $104,605


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 244
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 0.86% 0.09%
Households 1.0% 0.23%
Families 1.6% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   4.26%

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, 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 # 332 43rd
Population Density # 256 56th
Diversity Index # 465 20th
Median Household Income # 316 46th
Per Capita Income # 377 35th

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