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Population in 2012: 482 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.7%
Males: 252  (52.3%)
Females: 230  (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

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 2011: All housing units: $63,007; Detached houses: $88,971; Mobile homes: $39,434

Median gross rent in 2012: $433.

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  • 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 (27.2%), United States (13.1%), English (10.5%), German (10.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 7.14 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Park:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Park town:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Georgia:  9.5%

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%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

12.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Oak Park-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 38% greater 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 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Oak Park center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Oak Park, GA

Airports located in Oak Park:

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

  • East Georgia College (about 16 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,157)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 27 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 61 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 73 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Georgia College & State University (about 73 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,505)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 74 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 75 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 8,605)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.250. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.250
U.S.:

0.444
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6


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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oak Park, GA

Oak Park compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

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
This county:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Emanuel County:

13.3%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


5.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,301 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bulloch County, GA  0.48% ($21,971 average AGI)
from Toombs County, GA  0.43% ($26,194)
from Candler County, GA  0.29% ($24,952)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Candler County, GA  0.42% ($22,167 average AGI)
to Laurens County, GA  0.38% ($30,741)
to Bulloch County, GA  0.37% ($26,808)

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


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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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