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Oak Island, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Oak Island,NC index of house prices

Total population: 7,345 (Urban population: 6,358 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 171 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 9,277 (3,841 occupied: 2,650 owner occupied, 1,207 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,164 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $130,567.

Median contract rent in 2016: $585 (lower quartile is $454, upper quartile is $676)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $510


Median gross rent in Oak Island, NC in 2016: $704

Housing units in Oak Island with a mortgage: 1,591 (47 second mortgage, 169 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,058

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,988

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,505

Median monthly housing costs: $1,015


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Oak Island, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $276,803 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Oak Island:

$276,803
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $197,923 - $392,126
Median year house/condo built: 1993

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,839
  • In family households: 6,005 (1,370 male householders, 926 female householders)
    1,938 spouses, 1,395 children (1,291 natural, 17 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 154 parents, 74 other relatives, 195 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,907 (633 male householders (529 living alone)), 939 female householders (770 living alone)), 324 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,740 2-persons, 343 3-persons, 159 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 21 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,302 1-person, 277 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

500 married couples with children.
265 single-parent households (26 men, 239 women).

97.3% of residents of Oak Island speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 165 (2.1%)
(42.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oak Island, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 3312 bedrooms
  • 1,6043 bedrooms
  • 6574 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oak Island, North Carolina:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 5152 bedrooms
  • 4793 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Oak Island in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 22no vehicle
  • 7561 vehicle
  • 1,4152 vehicles
  • 2923 vehicles
  • 1614 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population

Cars and other vehicles available in Oak Island in renter-occupied apartments

  • 107no vehicle
  • 6531 vehicle
  • 3562 vehicles
  • 773 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oak Island, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 913 rooms
  • 4154 rooms
  • 6515 rooms
  • 5816 rooms
  • 3837 rooms
  • 2208 rooms
  • 3129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oak Island, North Carolina:

  • 291 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 3203 rooms
  • 3114 rooms
  • 1665 rooms
  • 2596 rooms
  • 467 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Oak Island, NC household income distribution

  • Oak Island, NC household income distribution
  • 317Less than $10,000
  • 109$10,000 to $14,999
  • 131$15,000 to $19,999
  • 295$20,000 to $24,999
  • 131$25,000 to $29,999
  • 170$30,000 to $34,999
  • 168$35,000 to $39,999
  • 224$40,000 to $44,999
  • 136$45,000 to $49,999
  • 465$50,000 to $59,999
  • 583$60,000 to $74,999
  • 314$75,000 to $99,999
  • 291$100,000 to $124,999
  • 181$125,000 to $149,999
  • 173$150,000 to $199,999
  • 150$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Oak Island, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Oak Island, NC
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 124$100,000 to $124,999
  • 140$125,000 to $149,999
  • 321$150,000 to $174,999
  • 195$175,000 to $199,999
  • 468$200,000 to $249,999
  • 485$250,000 to $299,999
  • 427$300,000 to $399,999
  • 262$400,000 to $499,999
  • 231$500,000 to $749,999
  • 45$750,000 to $999,999
  • 28$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Oak Island, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Oak Island, NC
  • 31Less than $100
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 7$300 to $349
  • 12$400 to $449
  • 45$450 to $499
  • 188$500 to $549
  • 31$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 83$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 143$750 to $799
  • 153$800 to $899
  • 60$900 to $999
  • 137$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28$1,250 to $1,499
  • 75No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Oak Island population
Oak Island commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 97
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 517
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 312
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 442
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 406
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 174
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 208
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 5
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 83
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 185
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 85
  • 90 or more minutes: 77
Oak Island, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.2%
Number of people working at home: 168 (5.6% of all workers)

Oak Island mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,648 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 198 (10%)
  • Taxi: 33 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 168 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 888
 English: 514
 Irish: 348
 German: 338
 Italian: 235
 Scotch-Irish: 224
 Scottish: 165
 Norwegian: 37
 Welsh: 37
 Dutch: 33
 Polish: 33
 British: 30
 European: 28
 French (except Basque): 28
 Swedish: 9
 Belizean: 9
 Greek: 7
 Russian: 7
 Lithuanian: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Czech: 6
 Danish: 6
 Hungarian: 5
 Swiss: 4
 Slovak: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%Mexico
  • 20%Argentina
  • 13%Belize
  • 11%Germany
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%France
  • 3%Dominican Republic

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,718
  • Other state: 3,913
  • Northeast: 1,343
  • Midwest: 1,034
  • South: 1,395
  • West: 197

82% of Oak Island residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in North Carolina.

Oak Island:

82.1%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 25
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 670
  • Less than 1 year of college: 331
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 409
  • Associate degree: 425
  • Bachelor's degree: 634
  • Master's degree: 290
  • Professional school degree: 88
  • Doctorate degree: 46

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 30
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 998
  • Less than 1 year of college: 421
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 498
  • Associate degree: 403
  • Bachelor's degree: 707
  • Master's degree: 293
  • Professional school degree: 47
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 6.9%Females
Oak Island marital status for males
Oak Island marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,394
  • One, attached: 397
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 80
  • 5 to 9: 59
  • 10 to 19: 364
  • 20 to 49: 90
  • 50 or more: 63
  • Mobile homes: 655

Median worth of mobile homes: $114,062

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Oak Island:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oak Island
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (93.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.1%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (87.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.0%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

16.1%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)