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Ozark is a city in Dale County, in the Enterprise-Ozark metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Indian tribe.

The latitude of Ozark is 31.458N. The longitude is -85.64W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 417 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,987.


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Median household income
Local
$29,330
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ozark demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Merricks
· Woodshop
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 70. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Claybank Jamboree - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Jazz Fest - April 7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ozark web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Dowling Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ozark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dale County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dothan area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36360 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Ozark residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ozark ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ozark was $15,984, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Ozark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Ozark festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ozark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $697.


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Libraries in Ozark include Ozark-Dale County Public Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Ozark include WDFX.

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Ozark workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ozark between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Ozark include Jameson Inn, Quality Inn & Suites.

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