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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ozark is 14,313. Ozark, Alabama is the 2,424th largest city in the US.
Ozark is located entirely in Dale County.
The peak population of Ozark was in 1990, when its population was 16,481. In 1990, Ozark was the 1,638th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,424th largest city in the US. Ozark is currently 13.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ozark has shrunk 5.0% since the year 2000. Ozark, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ozark has a population density of 437.3 people per square mile.
The total voting age population of Ozark, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,167. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.2% of the residents of Ozark are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ozark are 63.1% White, 30.9% Black, 2.9% Two or more races, 2.2% Asian, 0.8% American Indian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 4.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ozark, 19.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.7%. On a per-household basis, 15.2% of families are below the poverty line in Ozark.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.0% of Ozark residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.4% of Ozark residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ozark residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ozark is 10.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ozark, 21.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ozark is $41,027.
In Ozark, 61.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.5% of housing units in Ozark.
Of all the housing units in Ozark, 6.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Ozark, 14.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ozark is $635.
In Ozark, 73.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.