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Oak Hill, Alabama
Town
Country United States
State Alabama
County Wilcox
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 397 ft (121 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 37
 • Density 66/sq mi (25.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36766
Area code(s) 251
GNIS feature ID 152749
FIPS code 01-55848

Oak Hill is a town in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States. According to the 1940 U.S. Census, it incorporated in 1938. The population was 26 at the 2010 census, down from 37 in 2000. It is the second smallest incorporated town in Alabama as of 2010, behind McMullen. However, the smallest unincorporated census-designated place in the state is also located in Wilcox County, that of Catherine, which had 22 residents as of 2010.

Geography

Oak Hill is located at 31°55′31″N 87°4′58″W / 31.92528°N 87.08278°W / 31.92528; -87.08278 (31.925246, -87.082645).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 159
1950 123 −22.6%
1960 116 −5.7%
1970 86 −25.9%
1980 63 −26.7%
1990 28 −55.6%
2000 37 32.1%
2010 26 −29.7%
Est. 2015 25 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 37 people, 10 households, and 9 families residing in the town. The population density was 66.0 people per square mile (25.5/km²). There were 19 housing units at an average density of 33.9 per square mile (13.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 64.86% Black or African American and 35.14% White.

Out of ten households, 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, and 10.0% were non-families. No households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.70 and the average family size was 3.78.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 2.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,659. There were no families and none of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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