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Population (year 2000): 15,119. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,833 (-1.9% change)
Males: 7,068 (46.7%), Females: 8,051 (53.3%)

Dale County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $29,330 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,600 (year 2000)

Ozark, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ozark:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.1%)
  • Black (28.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

Ancestries: United States (12.1%), Irish (8.2%), English (8.1%), German (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Italian (2.0%).Alabama

Elevation: 409 feet

Land area: 34.2 square miles

Ozark,

For population 25 years and over in Ozark

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ozark city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

2.5% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,329 (-8.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL (22.2 miles Dothan, pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Montgomery, (76.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (679.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: AL (7.9 miles Newton, Rucker, AL (8.5 miles Fort AL Daleville, (11.1 miles AL (11.5 miles Pinckard, AL (11.6 miles Ariton, Plains, AL (12.7 miles Level City, AL (14.2 miles Midland AL (15.3 miles Clayhatchee,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 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

Latitude: 31.45 N, Longitude: 85.64 W

Area code: 334

Ozark, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.2%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (12.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -22 (-0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,173 (52.0%)

Crime in Ozark by Year

Type 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 4 2 0 1
    per 100,000 26.5 13.2 0.0 6.6
Rapes 8 4 7 10
    per 100,000 52.9 26.5 46.3 66.1
Robberies 11 9 6 11
    per 100,000 72.8 59.5 39.7 72.8
Assaults 55 45 57 71
    per 100,000 363.8 297.6 377.0 469.6
Burglaries 82 117 101 108
    per 100,000 542.4 773.9 668.0 714.3
Thefts 552 579 437 428
    per 100,000 3651.0 3829.6 2890.4 2830.9
Auto thefts 37 34 49 45
    per 100,000 244.7 224.9 324.1 297.6
345.8 326.5 294.1 335.9

Average climate in Ozark, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ozark,

Ozark-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/30/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Ozark city center injured 14 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category 3 tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Josh Savage - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Sep 28, 1980).


Hospital/medical center in Ozark:
  • DALE MED CTR GER PSY UNIT NEW DAY SENI (126 HOSPITAL AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ozark:
  • MEDICAL CENTER ENTERPRISE (about 17 miles; ENTERPRISE, AL)
  • FLOWERS HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; DOTHAN, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; DOTHAN, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Ozark, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ozark:
  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 18 miles; DOTHAN, AL; ID: DHN)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 76 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; ID: LSF)
  • MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 78 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; ID: MGM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ozark:
  • BLACKWELL FIELD (about 3 miles; OZARK, AL; ID: 71J)
  • LOWE AHP (FORT RUCKER) (about 11 miles; FORT RUCKER OZARK, AL; ID: LOR)
  • ENTERPRISE MUNI (about 21 miles; ENTERPRISE, AL; ID: EDN)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 7 $10,455 $17,922 0 $0
Firefighters 46 $99,716 $26,012 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 19 $25,587 $16,160 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $12,228 $36,684 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $10,003 $30,009 5 $2,555
Other and Unallocable 6 $13,678 $27,356 4 $1,076
Water Supply 15 $32,694 $26,155 1 $664
Natural Resources 1 $1,849 $22,188 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 16 $28,246 $21,184 7 $1,778
Sewerage 8 $16,273 $24,409 1 $1,694
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,102 $18,612 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 38 $90,291 $28,512 7 $1,519
Streets and Highways 17 $24,823 $17,522 0 $0
Totals for Government 183 $368,945 $24,193 25 $9,286
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ozark:
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 22 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 34 miles; TROY, AL; FT enrollment: 9,143)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 67 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 81 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; FT enrollment: 19,703)
Public high schools in Ozark:
  • CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 887; Location: 455 FORREST AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Location: 227 FAUST AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL CAREER CENTER (Location: 227 FAUST AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Ozark:
  • DALE COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: RT 8 HIGHWAY 27 N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 1006 DEESE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ozark:
  • D A SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 994 ANDREWS AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EAST GATE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 406 BEN STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • HARRY N MIXON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 349 SHERRILL LN; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • JOSEPH W LISENBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 860 FAUST AVE; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • M THOMPKINS EARLY CHILDHOOD SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 271 WILLA CIRCLE; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle school in Ozark:
  • SONSHINE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: PO BOX 1289; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Ozark:
  • OZARK-DALE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $192,010; Location: 320 JAMES STREET; 53,384 books; 839 audio materials; 1,194 video materials; 114 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ozark: Ozark Country Club (A), Dale County Courthouse (B).

Shopping Center: Martindale Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Ozark include: West View Heights Chapel (A), Calvary Church (B), South Side Church (C), Saint Pauls Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Dean Church (F), Rocky Mount Church (G), Post Oak Church (H).

Cemeteries: Campground Cemetery (1), Claybank Cemetery (2), Travelers Rest Cemetery (3), Old Dean Church Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: Jernegans Pond (A), Parker Lakes (B), Dale County Public Lake (C), Marvin Parker Lake Number Two (D), Marvin Parker Lake Number One (E), Marley Millpond (F), Williams Lake (G), Roy Parker Lake (H).

Parks in Ozark include: Sam Dale Park (1), Comer Field (2).


Ozark compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, 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.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WGTF (89.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOTHAN COMMUNITY EDUCL. RADIO, 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.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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