Oak Island SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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Oak Island, North Carolina Info Snack

Oak Island is a seaside town located mostly on the barrier island of Oak Island (which also contains the town of Caswell Beach), in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. The town extends onto the mainland north of the island's bridge. The population was 6,783 at the 2010 census. It was founded in 1999 by the consolidation of the towns of Long Beach and Yaupon Beach. Its main industry is tourism; the town has an average summer population of 30-50,000.
Population
7,400
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$257,600
Median Income
$57,670
Median Rent
$964

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Map Of Oak Island, NC

Population over time in Oak Island

Year Population % Change
2017 7,400 0.6%
2016 7,359 2.2%
2015 7,199 2.1%
2014 7,051 1.2%
2013 6,970 1.0%
2012 6,899 0.4%
2011 6,871 0.8%
2010 6,818 -

Crime in Oak Island Per 100k

Crime Oak Island NC USA
Violent Crime 266.4 363.7 382.9
Murder 12.7 5.8 5.3
Robbery 0.0 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 253.7 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 2955.7 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 1040.2 630.6 430.4
Larceny 1826.7 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 88.8 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Island

White
96.0% (7,106)
African American
0.4% (26)
American Indian
0.4% (29)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.9% (66)
Two Or More
0.2% (12)
Hispanic
2.2% (161)
Race Oak Island NC USA
White 96.0% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 0.4% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.2% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Oak Island, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
5.5% (40,700)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (17,760)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (82,140)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (60,679)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (115,440)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.7% (160,580)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (87,320)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (89,540)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (47,360)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (38,480)
Income Oak Island NC USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.7% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Oak Island

Female
52.3% (3,872)
Male
47.7% (3,527)
Gender Oak Island NC USA
Female 52.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oak Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.8% (130)
9-12th Grade
6.2% (457)
High School / GED
22.8% (1,686)
Some College
24.0% (1,776)
Associate's Degree
9.2% (679)
Bachelor's Degree
23.5% (1,738)
Master's Degree
9.5% (706)
Professional Degree
2.3% (169)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (54)
Education Oak Island NC USA
< 9th Grade 1.8% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.2% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.8% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 24.0% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.2% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 23.5% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.5% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.3% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.3% 1.4%

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