Oakman, AL 35579 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakman, AL 35579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Walker County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.668, Longitude -87.368
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35579 has segments in 3 Counties (Fayette, Tuscaloosa, Walker).

  • Businesses Addresses: 56
  • PO Box Addresses: 258
  • Residential Addresses: 1,313
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,271

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Oakman, AL 35579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,370
Daytime Population: Workers 1,019
Daytime Population: Residents 2,012
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,031
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 3,367
Population in Familes 2,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $39,396
Average Household Income $52,268
Per Capita Income $20,842


Total Housing Units 1,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,035 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $90,237
Average Home Value $105,217


Total Households 1,343
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 960
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 0.6% 0.01%
Households 0.72% 0.07%
Families 0.53% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Oakman, AL 35579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35579 to the other 614 ZIP Codes 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 # 363 41st
Population Density # 483 22nd
Diversity Index # 539 13th
Median Household Income # 320 48th
Per Capita Income # 351 43rd

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