White Oak, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 338. Population change since 2000: +11.2%
Males: 183  (54.3%)
Females: 155  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28399.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,263 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
White Oak:

$21,263
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,128 (it was $14,401 in 2000)

White Oak CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,994 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
White Oak:

$55,994
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $114,295; Detached houses: $186,578; Mobile homes: $38,651

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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White Oak races chart
  • White alone - 194 (57.4%)
  • Black alone - 105 (31.1%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (10.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in White Oak detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in White Oak: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (7.2%), English (5.2%), United States (3.3%), German (2.9%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.88 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

White Oak,NC real estate house value index trend


White Oak, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in White Oak:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Oak CDP:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 30.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in White Oak, North Carolina as of January 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in White Oak to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $389 (0.7%)

White Oak satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (25.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (75.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (413.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tar Heel, NC (2.1 miles) , Dublin, NC (2.4 miles ), Elizabethtown, NC (3.1 miles ), White Lake, NC (3.8 miles ), Bladenboro, NC (3.8 miles ), Butters, NC (3.8 miles ), St. Pauls, NC (4.0 miles ), Barker Ten Mile, NC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 78.71 W

Area code: 910

White Oak household income distribution White Oak home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (9%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (20%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (18%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)

Work and jobs in White Oak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in White Oak, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

White Oak-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the White Oak place center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 19.0 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

White Oak-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 223.9 miles away from White Oak center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from White Oak center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bladen County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
White Oak topographic map

Birthplace of: Thomas Laurens Jones - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near White Oak:

  • BLADEN COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGEN (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC)
  • CAPE FEAR VALLEY-BLADEN COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC)
  • BLADEN COUNTY HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ST PAULS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ST PAULS, NC)
  • ST PAULS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SAINT PAULS, NC)

Airports located in White Oak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Oak:

  • Robeson Community College (about 19 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 26 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 29 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Methodist University (about 30 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Campbell University (about 47 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Mount Olive College (about 49 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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Church in White Oak: Harrison Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Harmony Hall - Visitors Center (Historical Places & Services; 203 Harmony Hall Road).

Bladen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 65.5. This is about average.

City:

65.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.114. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.114
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 49.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

5 people in other group homes in 2000

White Oak compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

White Oak travel time to work - commute White Oak mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for White Oak CDP (based on Bladen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.22%
Here: 45.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Original Free Will BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents67.9%17.8%4.5%2.9%1.5%
Congregations51.3%18.4%9.2%2.6%2.6%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.9%0.7%1.6%
Congregations2.6%2.6%1.3%2.6%6.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Bladen County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bladen County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Bladen County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bladen County:

30.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.6%

5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200528,573 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries($452 average AGI)
Bladen County:

0.14%
North Carolina average:

0.17%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.77% ($30,859 average AGI)
from Robeson County, NC  0.64% ($22,892)
from Columbus County, NC  0.51% ($24,019)


5.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200628,249 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.77% ($26,308 average AGI)
to Robeson County, NC  0.73% ($25,649)
to Columbus County, NC  0.63% ($31,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Oak:

  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Oak:

  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around White Oak:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • James E McDonald, 3221 Gum Springs Road (White Oak 1965551855) (Lat: 34.786750 Lon: -78.675111), Type: 86.8, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F02-D
  • Jerri L Janjua, 3221 Gum Springs Road (White Oak 1965551855) (Lat: 34.786750 Lon: -78.675111), Type: 86.8, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 3221 Gum Springs Road (White Oak 1965551855) (Lat: 34.786750 Lon: -78.675111), Type: 86.8, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KI4CFO, Licensee ID: L00743221
    Grant Date: 09/16/2003, Expiration Date: 09/16/2013, Certifier: Bobby F Devane
    Registrant: Bobby F Devane, 119 Devane Ln, White Oak, NC 28399
  • Call Sign: KJ4BKH, Licensee ID: L01359601
    Grant Date: 01/16/2008, Expiration Date: 01/16/2018, Certifier: Timothy A Ruehle
    Registrant: Timothy A Ruehle, 7502 River Rd, White Oak, NC 28399


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - White Oak

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for White Oak, NC

Most common first names in White Oak, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1870.9 years
William1574.6 years
Mary1470.9 years
James1064.8 years
Charles776.7 years
Robert769.4 years
Willie566.4 years
Annie475.2 years
Arthur472.0 years
David468.5 years
Most common last names in White Oak, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Council3170.6 years
Tatum1572.6 years
Edge1276.7 years
Johnson1275.3 years
Lewis969.1 years
Cain980.0 years
Melvin872.9 years
Bryan880.4 years
Smith871.5 years
Kinlaw867.5 years
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