Oak Park, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 486 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.8%
Males: 254  (52.3%)
Females: 232  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30436.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,965 (it was $24,808 in 2000)
Oak Park:

$22,965
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,673 (it was $14,317 in 2000)

Oak Park town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,764 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Oak Park:

$43,764
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $63,007; Detached houses: $88,971; Mobile homes: $39,434

Median gross rent in 2012: $433.

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Oak Park races chart
  • White alone - 412 (85.1%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (9.7%)
  • Black alone - 20 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.0%)

Races in Oak Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Park: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.4%), United States (13.4%), English (10.4%), German (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 7.14 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (very low).

Oak Park,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Park:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Park town:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Oak Park, Georgia as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Park to the number of sex offenders is 482 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $358 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $567 (1.2%)

Oak Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (74.0 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (147.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (661.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stillmore, GA (2.7 miles ), Nunez, GA (2.9 miles) , Aline, GA (3.2 miles ), Lyons, GA (3.4 miles ), Cobbtown, GA (3.4 miles ), Vidalia, GA (3.5 miles ), Gillis Springs, GA (3.6 miles ), Santa Claus, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 32.37 N, Longitude: 82.31 W

Area code: 912

Oak Park household income distribution Oak Park home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+30.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in Oak Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oak Park, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oak Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Oak Park town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 15.9 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Oak Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Oak Park center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 138.7 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 241.4 miles away from Oak Park center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emanuel County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oak Park:

  • OXLEY PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LYONS, GA)
  • BETHANY NSG CTR OF VIDALIA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; VIDALIA, GA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; VIDALIA, GA)
  • MEADOWS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VIDALIA, GA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; VIDALIA, GA)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC- SWAINSBORO (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)
  • CANDLER COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; METTER, GA)

Airports located in Oak Park:

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

  • East Georgia State College (about 16 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 32 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • South Georgia State College (about 69 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 73 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 73 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 73 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 74 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)

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Notable locations in Oak Park: Oak Park City Fire Department (A), Emanuel County Fire Department Station 06 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kirby Cemetery (1), Oak Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Gainer Corporation Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Emanuel County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.0%
(36.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Oak Park compared to Georgia state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oak Park town (based on Emanuel County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.85%
Here: 39.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents56.9%22.8%5.8%5.8%2.6%
Congregations33.3%19.7%10.6%7.6%1.5%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.0%0.6%0.8%
Congregations3.0%1.5%3.0%3.0%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Emanuel County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Emanuel County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Emanuel County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Emanuel County:

31.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

14.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$199
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,500$30,0002$3,655
Police - Other 0$0 1$576
Firefighters 0$0 1$500
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$478
Totals for Government 1$2,500$30,0007$5,408

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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 Bulloch County, GA  0.49% ($15,944 average AGI)
from Candler County, GA  0.32% ($18,609)
from Toombs County, GA  0.30% ($23,364)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Georgia average:

9.32%

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 Bulloch County, GA  0.55% ($28,025 average AGI)
to Toombs County, GA  0.38% ($18,964)
to Candler County, GA  0.36% ($22,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Park:

  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXRS (1590 AM; 3 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBT (1340 AM; 1 kW; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJAT (800 AM; 1 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCG (1360 AM; 1 kW; METTER, GA; Owner: RADIO METTER, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Park:

  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCQ (97.7 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRS-FM (100.5 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMZ (104.9 FM; METTER, GA; Owner: WM. JIMMY PAGE, TR/AS RADIO METTER)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLYU (100.9 FM; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING INC)
  • WRBX (104.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, GA; Owner: WRBX / WTNL, INC.)
  • WKTM (106.1 FM; SOPERTON, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Park:

  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WPHJ-CA (Channel 46; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Oak Park fatal accident list:

Oct 24, 2003 01:55 PM, Us-1 (Sr 4), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 2003 07:32 PM, Us-1 (Sr 4), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 21, 1978 09:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 2,120
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,180

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oak Park)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NUNEZ, Smith Drive & State Road 46 (Lat: 32.399944 Lon: -82.300111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPYW534
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 5974.85 MHz... (+3 more)
    Grant Date: 11/17/2003, Expiration Date: 11/17/2013, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Oak Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Park, GA

Oak Park on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
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