Ozark, AL


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Ozark is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,719 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ozark is the 39th largest community in Alabama.

Ozark is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ozark is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ozark who work in office and administrative support (15.58%), sales jobs (10.54%), and management occupations (8.69%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ozark has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ozark has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ozark than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ozark may be for you.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Ozark rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.90% of adults 25 and older in Ozark have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Ozark in 2010 was $22,484, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,936 for a family of four. However, Ozark contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ozark is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ozark home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ozark residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ozark include Irish, English, Scottish, and African.

The most common language spoken in Ozark is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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