Oakman, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 724 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.3%
 
Males: 290  (40.2%)
Females: 434  (59.8%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35579.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $20,686 (it was $22,014 in 2000)
Oakman:

$20,686
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,334 (it was $11,936 in 2000)

Oakman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,047 (it was $57,600 in 2000)
Oakman:

$92,047
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $72,516; detached houses: $92,982; mobile homes: $23,119

Median gross rent in 2019: $541.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakman: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.7%
(36.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.8% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Oakman, AL (2019)
    • 48475.5%White alone
    • 11918.6%Black alone
    • 152.3%Two or more races
    • 152.3%Hispanic
    • 30.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Oakman, Alabama as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakman is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Oakman by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(105.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(105.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(211.6)
1
(108.2)
1
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(529.1)
5
(541.1)
7
(756.8)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(1,376)
23
(2,489)
11
(1,189)
8
(868.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(317.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index276.2159.1130.834.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (16.0%), Irish (8.7%), Northern European (5.4%), English (5.1%), Scottish (2.9%), European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 327 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 232 people per square mile   (very low).

Oakman, Alabama map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $230 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $263 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.71 N, Longitude: 87.39 W

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Oakman, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oakman, AL in 2019
Oakman satellite photo by USGS

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 Oakman, AL residents
Average permit cost in Oakman, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in Oakman, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Wood products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Wood products (10.3%)
  • Utilities (8.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.6%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.1%)
  • Food (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Oakman, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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 significantly above Alabama state average. It is 161% greater 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 Oakman 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) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from Oakman center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Oakman 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 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 Oakman 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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Oakman:

Marital status in Oakman, AL
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Oakman:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakman, AL (based on Walker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Walker County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walker County:

11.9%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

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

16.5%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oakman:

45.8%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Oakman:

30.1
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.1%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oakman:

14.9%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oakman:

6.5
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oakman:

84.8%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakman, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$8,153$48,9180$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,366$40,3921$1,151
Welfare 0$0 1$899
Totals for Government 3$11,519$46,0762$2,050

Oakman government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $16,000 ($22.10)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.38)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $83,000 ($114.64)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($99.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($22.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($41.44)

Oakman government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $118,000 ($162.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $118,000 ($162.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($49.72)
    Rents: $3,000 ($4.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($4.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $187,000 ($258.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $108,000 ($149.17)
    Motor Vehicle License: $90,000 ($124.31)
    Property: $29,000 ($40.06)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $10,000 ($13.81)
    Other License: $10,000 ($13.81)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $9,000 ($12.43)

Oakman government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $747,000 ($1031.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $747,000 ($1031.77)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  1.29% ($37,303 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.34% ($33,514)
from Shelby County, AL  0.16% ($51,353)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.23% ($42,059 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.41% ($40,779)
to Cullman County, AL  0.23% ($31,146)

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
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.4mTotal length
  • $13,270,000Total costs
  • 13,278Total average daily traffic
  • 2,037Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,567Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakman, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakman, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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
  • Town Hall Hwy 69 (Lat: 33.712889 Lon: -87.386944), Call Sign: KDC729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.650 MHz, 155.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/1996, Expiration Date: 12/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Oakman, Town Of, Town Hall Hwy 69, Oakman, AL 35579, Phone: (205) 622-3200
  • 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AGNEW MICHAEL T AEROCOMP/COMPAIR-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-G1A5 (290 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 444DY, N444DY, N-444DY, Serial Number: 016269, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Grady D Harbin, 71 Davidson Loop, 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, N481CP, N-481CP, Serial Number: 18282048, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Blue Water Aviation LLC, 8165 Highway 69, Oakman, AL 35579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8447H, N8447H, N-8447H, Serial Number: 28-8211008, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/2012
    Registrant (LLC): J & J Farms LLC, 8165 Highway 69 South, Oakman, AL 35579
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP G58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 999ZW, N999ZW, N-999ZW, Serial Number: TH-2323, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2012
    Registrant (LLC): 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakman, AL
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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 71 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Oakman, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.3%), and Outside Fires (34.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oakman, AL
    • 12947.3%Structure Fires
    • 9334.1%Outside Fires
    • 3613.2%Other
    • 155.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakman, AL
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakman, AL
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakman, AL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Oakman compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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