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Oakman is a town in Walker County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.

The community was named for W.G. Oakman, director of the Sloss-Sheffield Iron and Steel Company

The latitude of Oakman is 33.713N. The longitude is -87.388W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 951.


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Median household income
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$22,014
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oakman demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Day's Gap
· York
Historic sites and museums: Old York USA

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3% of Oakman residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakman ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakman was $11,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Oakman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oakman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $158.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $574.


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Walker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakman political report.

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The average commute time for Oakman workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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