Ozark, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 14,428 (78% urban, 22% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 6,557  (45.4%)
Females: 7,871  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36360.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,090 (it was $29,330 in 2000)
Ozark:

$40,090
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,287 (it was $15,984 in 2000)

Ozark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,024 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Ozark:

$114,024
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ozark: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.0%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for other race residents, 19.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ozark, AL (2017)
    • 8,56258.6%White alone
    • 4,79832.8%Black alone
    • 5253.6%Two or more races
    • 5223.6%Hispanic
    • 910.6%Asian alone
    • 800.5%Other race alone
    • 600.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Ozark, Alabama as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ozark is 178 to 1.


Crime rates in Ozark by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(20.6)
1
(7.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(46.5)
12
(80.2)
9
(61.4)
7
(48.0)
8
(54.5)
5
(34.1)
6
(40.1)
2
(13.4)
14
(94.0)
19
(128.0)
12
(81.7)
11
(75.6)
2
(13.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(99.7)
32
(213.8)
19
(129.6)
23
(157.7)
24
(163.6)
7
(47.7)
24
(160.2)
21
(140.9)
17
(114.1)
4
(26.9)
5
(34.1)
5
(34.3)
7
(48.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(585.0)
102
(681.5)
87
(593.6)
59
(404.6)
75
(511.2)
59
(402.2)
79
(527.4)
80
(536.6)
55
(369.2)
43
(289.7)
164
(1,117)
137
(941.0)
138
(961.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
136
(904.0)
200
(1,336)
147
(1,003)
154
(1,056)
204
(1,391)
5
(34.1)
161
(1,075)
173
(1,160)
160
(1,074)
184
(1,239)
102
(694.9)
107
(734.9)
88
(612.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
493
(3,277)
517
(3,454)
503
(3,432)
514
(3,524)
459
(3,129)
426
(2,904)
668
(4,460)
590
(3,958)
686
(4,605)
681
(4,587)
561
(3,822)
544
(3,737)
493
(3,434)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(398.8)
60
(400.9)
66
(450.3)
45
(308.6)
23
(156.8)
21
(143.2)
57
(380.5)
30
(201.2)
32
(214.8)
35
(235.8)
28
(190.7)
31
(212.9)
38
(264.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.3)
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(13.4)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)437.0528.4491.2406.2443.6265.7483.0416.0459.8471.0515.8518.1433.3

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City-data.com crime index in Ozark, AL

Crime rate in Ozark detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (27.3%), African (4.9%), English (4.4%), German (4.3%), Irish (3.7%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 409 feet

Land area: 34.2 square miles.

Population density: 421 people per square mile   (low).

Ozark, Alabama map

402 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $624 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $464 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (20.6 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (73.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (591.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Newton, AL (2.8 miles ),
Fort Rucker, AL (2.9 miles ),
Echo, AL (3.2 miles ),
Daleville, AL (3.3 miles ),
Pinckard, AL (3.3 miles ),
Ariton, AL (3.4 miles ),
Level Plains, AL (3.4 miles ),
Midland City, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 31.45 N, Longitude: 85.64 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Home of Fort Rucker

Daytime population change due to commuting: -318 (-2.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,289 (43.2%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Ozark, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ozark, AL in 2017
Ozark satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Ozark, AL residents
Average permit cost in Ozark, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Ozark, AL
Historical housing units in Ozark, AL
Most common industries in Ozark, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (10.7%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Ozark, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Ozark, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ozark, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ozark-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Ozark city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/30/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the city center injured 14 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ozark-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 98.9 miles away from the city 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 364.5 miles away from Ozark 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 164.9 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 210.7 miles away from Ozark center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 248.6 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 157.9 miles away from Ozark 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 Dale County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ozark topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ozark:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF DALE MEDICAL CENTER (318 JAMES STREET, SUITE C)
  • DALE MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 126 HOSPITAL AVE)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE OZARK (1970 EAST ANDREWS AVENUE)
  • OAKVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (929 MIXON SCHOOL ROAD)
  • OZARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (312 BRYAN DRIVE)
  • OZARK DIALYSIS (214 HOSPITAL AVENUE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF OZARK (123 S PAINTER AVENUE, SUITE C)
  • DALE MEDICAL CTR HOME HEALTH (126 HOSPITAL AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Ozark:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ozark:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 14 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 16 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Troy University (about 31 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tuskegee University (about 69 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 72 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 73 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 75 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)

Public high schools in Ozark:

  • CARROLL HIGH SCH (Students: 848, Location: 315 EAGLE WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • ALT LEARNING CTR (Location: 401 MARTIN STREET, Grades: 7-12)
  • CARROLL HIGH SCH CAREER CTR (Location: 227 FAUST AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Ozark:

  • DALE COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65, Location: 64 SUSIE ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 1694 DEESE RD, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ozark:

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Library in Ozark:

  • OZARK - DALE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $265,794; Location: 416 JAMES STREET; 61,493 books; 1,482 audio materials; 2,470 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ozark: Ozark Country Club (A), Dale County Courthouse (B), SpectraCare Health Systems Dale County Clinic (C), Chancey Fire Station (D), Dowling Fire Station (E), Ozark Fire Department Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Martindale Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ozark include: Calvary Church (A), Faith Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses Church (E), Lighthouse Church (F), Dean Church (G), Freedom Church (H), Logan Road Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Claybank Cemetery (1), Old Dean Church Cemetery (2), Campground Cemetery (3), Travelers Rest Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Parker Lakes (A), Mixon Lake (B), Dale County Public Lake (C), Jernegans Pond (D), Roy Parker Lake (E), Williams Lake (F), Marley Millpond (G), Marvin Parker Lake Number Two (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ozark include: Comer Field (1), Sam Dale Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Southeast Alabama Qdm Association (Recreation Areas; 2721 A B Stubbs Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: All American Ozark Inn (2064 South US Highway 231) (1), Ozark Motel (2466 North US Highway 231) (2), Queenies Auto Sales (2466 North US Highway 231) (3), Hi-Way Rest Motel (3022 North US Highway 231) (4), Quality Inn (858 South US Highway 231) (5), Budget Inn (Highway 231 South) (6), Jameson Inn (1360 South US Highway 231) (7), Holiday Inn Ozark-Ft. Rucker- Al (151 Highway 231 N) (8), Baywood Suites of Ozark (305 Newton Avenue Apt 40) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Dale County - Juvenile Court Services (Court Square) (1), Dale Geneva Court Ref Program (299 South Painter Avenue) (2), Alabama State - Judge William B Matthews- Judicial Branch- Alcoholic Beverage Control B (Court Square) (3), Ozark - Municipal Court (275 North Union Avenue) (4), Alabama State - Judicial Branch- Alcoholic Beverage Control Board- District C (Court Square) (5), Alabama State - Judicial Branch- Circuit Court- Judge P B McLaughlin (Court Square) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Josh Savage - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Sep 28, 1980), Marc Ronan - Baseball player, Steve McLendon - Football player, Wilbur Jackson - Football player.

Dale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

OZARK UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 19,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
DALE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 283 Campus Drive , Population served: 7,932, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-09-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Ozark in 2010:

  • 262 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Ozark in 2000:

  • 369 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Ozark (2011 data):

  • THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF OZARK: Martindale Plaza Branch at 1301 E. Andrews Ave., branch established on 1972/01/10; The Commercial Bank Of Ozark at 208 South Merrick Avenue, branch established on 1959/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.5 mil, Deposits: $68.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares Of Ozark, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ozark Branch at 253 South Union Avenue, branch established on 1978/11/02. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Main Office Ozark at 293 Andrews Avenue, branch established on 1934/10/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PeoplesSouth Bank: Ozark Branch at 101 Painter Avenue, branch established on 1996/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.5 mil, Deposits: $446.4 mil, headquarters in Colquitt, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplessouth Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Ozark Branch at 500 East Andrews Avenue, branch established on 1970/09/08. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Ozark:

Marital status in Ozark, AL
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ozark:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ozark
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ozark, AL (based on Dale County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,97968
Mainline Protestant3,71227
Black Protestant1,8919
Other8724
Catholic2781
None25,519-
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: 8
Dale County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Dale County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Dale County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dale County:

33.1%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dale County:

11.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ozark:

46.5%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ozark:

21.7%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ozark, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 39$120,978$37,2241$1,922
Police Protection - Officers 33$115,243$41,9070$0
Parks and Recreation 17$42,133$29,74110$8,186
Fire - Other 17$51,757$36,5344$4,389
Streets and Highways 16$34,809$26,1071$1,032
Solid Waste Management 16$27,218$20,4141$1,388
Water Supply 10$41,494$49,7930$0
Sewerage 10$38,657$46,3880$0
Financial Administration 8$29,696$44,5440$0
Other Government Administration 8$14,098$21,1470$0
Other and Unallocable 6$22,302$44,6045$1,825
Police - Other 5$10,347$24,8335$1,541
Judicial and Legal 2$4,805$28,8301$859
Welfare 1$1,678$20,1360$0
Correction 1$1,769$21,2280$0
Airports 1$4,666$55,9920$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 190$561,650$35,47328$21,142

Ozark government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,499,000 ($103.90)
    Regular Highways: $339,000 ($23.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,806,000 ($194.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,484,000 ($172.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,601,000 ($110.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,458,000 ($101.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,264,000 ($87.61)
    General - Other: $1,223,000 ($84.77)
    Health - Other: $989,000 ($68.55)
    Regular Highways: $921,000 ($63.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000 ($14.28)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($1.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $199,000 ($13.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,168,000 ($150.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $121,000 ($8.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,968,000 ($413.64)

Ozark government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,470,000 ($101.89)
    Other: $1,148,000 ($79.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $676,000 ($46.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $918,000 ($63.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $282,000 ($19.55)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($2.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $490,000 ($33.96)
    Highways: $120,000 ($8.32)
    Other: $62,000 ($4.30)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,350,000 ($509.43)
    Property: $2,435,000 ($168.77)
    Other License: $2,123,000 ($147.14)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $494,000 ($34.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $451,000 ($31.26)
    Other: $365,000 ($25.30)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $312,000 ($21.62)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $192,000 ($13.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $121,000 ($8.39)

Ozark government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $286,000 ($19.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,461,000 ($309.19)

12.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.32%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,688 average AGI)
Dale County:

0.44%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houston County, AL  1.96% ($36,661 average AGI)
from Coffee County, AL  1.56% ($36,243)
from Geneva County, AL  0.29% ($26,521)


12.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.53%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,394 average AGI)
Dale County:

0.40%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Houston County, AL  2.16% ($32,519 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  1.81% ($41,042)
to Geneva County, AL  0.27% ($35,000)
Businesses in Ozark, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Microtel1
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul3
Ford1UPS1
Goodwill1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ozark:

  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOZK (900 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK B/CING. CORP.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ozark:

  • WOAB (104.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WJRL-FM (103.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ozark:

  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ozark fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 427ft / 130mTotal length
  • $47,096,000Total costs
  • 104,775Total average daily traffic
  • 11,793Total average daily truck traffic
  • 146,242Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ozark, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 61940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ozark, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ozark)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ozark, AL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ozark)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ozark)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$87,64787$73,976340$77,77138$24,5163$166,99048$50,461
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$64,8627$45,78059$71,2562$24,4000$04$76,588
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$70,20141$57,369185$78,03631$26,3330$014$35,726
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$105,48519$88,05780$80,3912$50,9950$06$66,132
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$75,04826$62,9450$00$03$45,573
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00 , 0205.00, 0207.00, 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$83,12151$88,9729$48,789
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$270,0806$95,1931$108,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$64,4501$33,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$164,8303$89,4800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00 , 0205.00, 0207.00, 0208.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ozark, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ozark, AL - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fires - 86 took place in 2017, and the least - 3 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ozark, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (39.4%), and Structure Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ozark, AL
    • 28339.4%Outside Fires
    • 26336.6%Structure Fires
    • 11015.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 638.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ozark, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ozark, Alabama:

  • Executive Inn and Suites, 858 US Hwy 231 N, Ozark, Alabama 36360 , Phone: (334) 774-7300
  • Baymont Inn and Suites, 120 Hwy 231 S, Ozark, Alabama 36361 , Phone: (334) 774-0233
  • Baymont Inn Of Ozark, 120 Hwy 231 S, Ozark, Alabama 36360 , Phone: (334) 774-0233, Fax: (334) 445-1900
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 1140 Hwy 231 N, Ozark, Alabama 36360 , Phone: (334) 774-2771, Fax: (334) 774-7877
  • Hampton Inn, 235 N Us Hwy 231, Ozark, Alabama 36360 , Phone: (334) 443-6669, Fax: (334) 443-6670
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 858 S Us Hwy 231, Ozark, Alabama 36360 , Phone: (334) 774-7300, Fax: (334) 774-1249
  • Baymont Inn & Suites - Ozark, Al, 1360 S Us Hwy 231, Ozark, Alabama 36360 , Phone: (334) 774-0233, Fax: (334) 445-1900
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ozark, Alabama
Most common first names in Ozark, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21071.7 years
Mary13776.3 years
John13273.6 years
William11572.8 years
Willie10371.8 years
Robert10369.4 years
Annie7877.5 years
Charles4668.8 years
Joseph4573.2 years
Lillie4481.2 years
Most common last names in Ozark, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10576.5 years
Johnson10371.4 years
Williams7171.3 years
Byrd5976.3 years
Brown5474.8 years
Andrews5080.3 years
Mcleod5072.7 years
Davis5077.5 years
Martin4874.2 years
Miller4873.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ozark, AL
  • 83.3%Electricity
  • 14.9%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ozark, AL
  • 88.8%Electricity
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ozark compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Ozark on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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