Oakman, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 775 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.9%
 
Males: 380  (49.1%)
Females: 395  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35579.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,800 (it was $22,014 in 2000)
Oakman:

$31,800
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,721 (it was $11,936 in 2000)

Oakman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,646 (it was $57,600 in 2000)
Oakman:

$67,646
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $81,175; Detached houses: $90,525; Mobile homes: $20,737

Median gross rent in 2013: $466.

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  • Races in Oakman, AL (2010)

    Oakman races chart
    • 63880.9%White alone
    • 14518.4%Black alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oakman: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.1%), United States (12.5%), English (10.7%), German (8.2%), Scottish (6.0%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 327 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 249 people per square mile   (very low).

Oakman, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Oakman:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakman town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Oakman, Alabama as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakman to the number of sex offenders is 155 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $184 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $185 (0.3%)

Oakman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (35.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (543.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Parrish, AL (2.5 miles ), Townley, AL (3.2 miles ), Jasper, AL (3.3 miles ), Cordova, AL (3.4 miles ), Berry, AL (3.6 miles ), Carbon Hill, AL (3.8 miles ), Flat Creek-Wegra, AL (3.9 miles ), Kansas, AL (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $34,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $282,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.71 N, Longitude: 87.39 W

Area code: 205

Oakman household income distribution Oakman home values distribution

Crime rates in Oakman by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000
per 100,000 105.80.00.00.0
Robberies 1000
per 100,000 105.80.00.00.0
Assaults 2110
per 100,000 211.6108.2108.10.0
Burglaries 5570
per 100,000 529.1541.1756.80.0
Thefts 1323118
per 100,000 1,375.72,489.21,189.2868.6
Auto thefts 3010
per 100,000 317.50.0108.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.1) 287.5165.6136.236.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oakman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Alabama average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (39%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Oakman, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oakman, Alabama average temperatures Oakman, Alabama average precipitation Oakman, Alabama humidity Oakman, Alabama wind speed Oakman, Alabama snowfall Oakman, Alabama sunshine Oakman, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Oakman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Oakman town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 23.8 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 26.1 miles away from Oakman 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 114.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city 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 80.2 miles away from Oakman center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.7 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 Walker County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakman:

  • SHADESCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALKER (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • KINDRED CARE HOSPICE - JASPER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • DSI-WALKER COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • CORDOVA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CORDOVA, AL)
  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; JASPER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakman:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 11 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 34 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • The University of Alabama (about 36 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 37 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 37 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)

Public high school in Oakman:

Public elementary/middle school in Oakman:

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

Churches in Oakman include: Oakman Methodist Church (A), Oakman Church of Christ (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), Oakman First Baptist Church (D), Oakman Church of God (E), Central Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakman Cemetery (1), Day Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Oakman: H D Collins Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Oakman Municipal Court (8240 Market Street).

Walker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.9. This is worse than average.

City:

90.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakman and their reported violations in the past:

OAKMAN WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,414, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-30-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-30-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-30-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2009)
PROVIDENCE WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,362, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.1%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 62.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Oakman compared to Alabama state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Alabama average:

11.9

Oakman travel time to work - commute Oakman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakman town (based on Walker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,118180
Mainline Protestant2,55225
Black Protestant1,0878
Catholic5231
Other5203
None23,223-
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: 17
Walker County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Walker County:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

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

16.5%
State:

13.5%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,274$27,2880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$496
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,051
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,012$36,1440$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,274$27,2880$0
Totals for Government 3$7,560$30,2409$2,547

4.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
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 Jefferson County, AL  1.14% ($33,601 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.44% ($25,837)
from Cullman County, AL  0.20% ($29,195)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Jefferson County, AL  1.21% ($32,349 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.38% ($29,613)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.17% ($26,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakman:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTID (1240 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZPQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: JAMES T. LEE)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakman:

  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakman:

  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSFG-LP (Channel 63; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • WSSF-LP (Channel 58; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)

Oakman fatal accident list:

Jan 28, 1997 06:10 AM, 1034, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $2,280,000Total costs
  • 3,150Total average daily traffic
  • 436Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,945Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Oakman Aei Near Rr Mp 845.75 (Lat: 33.708611 Lon: -87.379278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNWQ536
    Assigned Frequencies: 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 06/19/2021
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne / Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • City Hall Hwy 69 (Lat: 33.712889 Lon: -87.386944), Call Sign: KNBB771, Licensee ID: L00317823
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2001, Expiration Date: 02/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: Oakman, Town Of, Hwy 69 & Market St City Hall, Oakman, AL 35579
  • Oakman Transmission Substation (Lat: 33.739833 Lon: -87.415833), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNSS727, Licensee ID: L00000301
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2000, Expiration Date: 07/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2002
    Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:
  • Lat: 33.697472 Lon: -87.395333, Call Sign: WQOS284
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 452.862 MHz, 457.037 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 462.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 01/12/2022, Certifier: Steve Campbell
    Registrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc., 3720 Hargrove Road E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, Phone: (205) 553-2122, Fax: (205) 553-3455, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AG KINGS MIL, 1926 Blackwood Rd. (Kings Mill) (Lat: 33.767222 Lon: -87.343056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQOB980
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2011, Expiration Date: 08/08/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH F90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 111AA , Serial Number: LA-6, Year manufactured: 0000, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Blue Water Aviation LLC, 8165 Highway 69, Oakman, AL 35579
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5 (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21964 , Serial Number: 18281945, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Blue Water Aviation LLC, 8165 Highway 69, Oakman, AL 35579
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5 (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 481CP , Serial Number: 18282048, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Blue Water Aviation LLC, 8165 Highway 69, Oakman, AL 35579

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Oakman, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4171.0 years
William3475.2 years
John2875.5 years
Mary1877.8 years
Robert1774.2 years
George1275.3 years
Charles1173.5 years
Thomas1070.7 years
Annie1084.4 years
Walter873.5 years
Most common last names in Oakman, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin2472.7 years
Tubbs2375.6 years
Earnest2376.2 years
Woods2275.1 years
Brown2172.2 years
Willcutt2064.6 years
Lollar1979.2 years
Sartain1976.6 years
Gurganus1874.0 years
Walton1780.3 years

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining"
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