Oak Hill, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.4%
Males: (11.1%)
Females: 23  (88.9%)
Median resident age:  73.2 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36766, 36768.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $8,731 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Oak Hill:

$8,731
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,007 (it was $7,659 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $10,200 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Oak Hill:

$10,200
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $152,472; Detached houses: $177,858; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,628; Mobile homes: $55,480; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,382
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oak Hill: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Hill:

  • High school or higher: 30.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Hill town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 79.4%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Oak Hill town:  2.0% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Oak Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (55.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (514.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pine Apple, AL (2.6 miles) , Camden, AL (3.7 miles ), Beatrice, AL (3.9 miles ), Vredenburgh, AL (3.9 miles ), Boykin, AL (4.0 miles ), Carlowville, AL (4.0 miles ), Coy-Fatama, AL (4.1 miles ), Forest Home, AL (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 31.93 N, Longitude: 87.08 W

Oak Hill household income distribution Oak Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+32.1%).

Average climate in Oak Hill, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oak Hill-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Oak Hill town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oak Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 102.8 miles away from Oak Hill center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from Oak Hill center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 393.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Oak Hill:

  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE OF CAMDEN, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CAMDEN, AL)
  • CAMDEN NURSING FACILITY INC. (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CAMDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Hill:

  • Alabama State University (about 56 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • Faulkner University (about 60 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 62 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Troy University (about 68 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • University of West Alabama (about 80 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Montevallo (about 83 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 85 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)

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Notable location: Oak Hill Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Oak Hill: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 70.0%
(77.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Alabama average:

12.0

Oak Hill travel time to work - commute Oak Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oak Hill town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oak Hill:

50.5%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Oak Hill:

28.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oak Hill:

17.4%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oak Hill:

26.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Oak Hill:

55.6%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Oak Hill:

84.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oak Hill, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marshall County, AL  0.82% ($23,344 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.75% ($23,246)
from Etowah County, AL  0.35% ($21,474)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($24,626 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.65% ($29,083)
to Etowah County, AL  0.30% ($26,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Hill:

  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WCOX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Hill:

  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WYVC (102.3 FM; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WQZX (94.3 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: HAYNES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Hill:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Oak Hill fatal accident list:

Sep 10, 1994 04:40 AM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oak Hill)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • OAK HILL 2, 7303 Highway 21 (Lat: 31.942750 Lon: -87.070778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 99.7 m, Overall height: 104.5 m, Call Sign: WQQW491
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • McWILLIAMS, Located Off Highway 21 Approx. 3.7 Miles Sw Of Town Of Oak Hill (Lat: 31.866250 Lon: -87.096639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQWA235
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: John NettlesRegistrant: Monte R Lee & Company, 100 Nw 63rd Street, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Phone: (405) 842-2405, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)

Oak Hill compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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