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Oak Island, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $283,532 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Oak Island:

$283,532
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $201,458 - $422,285

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: 9,454 (3,828 occupied: 2,850 owner occupied, 968 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,187 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $211,643.

Median contract rent in 2017: $585 (lower quartile is $454, upper quartile is $676)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $785


Median gross rent in Oak Island, NC in 2017: $704

Housing units in Oak Island with a mortgage: 1,730 (24 second mortgage, 240 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,118

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,433

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,538

Median monthly housing costs: $1,099


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Oak Island, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,901
  • In family households: 6,315 (1,451 male householders, 1,088 female householders)
    2,205 spouses, 1,295 children (1,218 natural, 12 adopted, 65 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 60 parents, 79 other relatives, 238 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,585 (559 male householders (382 living alone)), 723 female householders (610 living alone)), 305 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,974 2-persons, 323 3-persons, 168 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 16 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 992 1-person, 276 2-persons, 34 3-persons.

501 married couples with children.
195 single-parent households (39 men, 156 women).

97.6% of residents of Oak Island speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 48% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 195 (2.5%)
(29.2% 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:

4.4
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 3972 bedrooms
  • 1,7123 bedrooms
  • 6294 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • 17no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 4102 bedrooms
  • 4023 bedrooms
  • 594 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Oak Island in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Oak Island in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 6851 vehicle
  • 1,5462 vehicles
  • 3823 vehicles
  • 1584 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Oak Island in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Oak Island in renter-occupied apartments
  • 31no vehicle
  • 4701 vehicle
  • 3132 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 1363 rooms
  • 4454 rooms
  • 6875 rooms
  • 6606 rooms
  • 4327 rooms
  • 2078 rooms
  • 2909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • 171 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 2624 rooms
  • 2275 rooms
  • 1196 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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
  • Oak Island, NC household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Oak Island, NC in 2017
  • 209Less than $10,000
  • 186$10,000 to $19,999
  • 377$20,000 to $29,999
  • 269$30,000 to $39,999
  • 452$40,000 to $49,999
  • 438$50,000 to $59,999
  • 470$60,000 to $74,999
  • 492$75,000 to $99,999
  • 310$100,000 to $124,999
  • 199$125,000 to $149,999
  • 245$150,000 to $199,999
  • 236$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Oak Island, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Oak Island, NC in 2017
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 22$80,000 to $89,999
  • 108$100,000 to $124,999
  • 189$125,000 to $149,999
  • 323$150,000 to $174,999
  • 185$175,000 to $199,999
  • 400$200,000 to $249,999
  • 565$250,000 to $299,999
  • 375$300,000 to $399,999
  • 293$400,000 to $499,999
  • 355$500,000 to $749,999
  • 48$750,000 to $999,999
  • 115$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Oak Island, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Oak Island, NC in 2017
  • 0$200 to $249
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 168$500 to $549
  • 63$550 to $599
  • 10$600 to $649
  • 125$650 to $699
  • 64$700 to $749
  • 157$750 to $799
  • 81$800 to $899
  • 127$900 to $999
  • 102$1,000 to $1,249
  • 45$1,250 to $1,499
  • 46No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.9%
Number of people working at home: 232 (7.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 49
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 647
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 333
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 435
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 642
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 333
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 212
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 26
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 288
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 45
  • 90 or more minutes: 43
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oak Island

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,756 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 249 (11%)
  • Taxi: 37 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 232 (10%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 8.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Oak Island, North Carolina
  • 02010 or later
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970
Ancestries in Oak Island, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 753 (20.0%)
  • English: 440 (11.7%)
  • German: 372 (9.9%)
  • Irish: 358 (9.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 303 (8.0%)
  • Italian: 191 (5.1%)
  • Scottish: 174 (4.6%)
  • European: 63 (1.7%)
  • Belizean: 47 (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 41 (1.1%)
  • Polish: 39 (1.0%)
  • French: 38 (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 26 (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 25 (0.7%)
  • British: 20 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 15 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 15 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 14 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 14 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 11 (0.3%)
  • Danish: 10 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 8 (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 8 (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 8 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 6 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 5 (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 4 (0.1%)

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

Belize
Oak Island:

34.9% (82)
North Carolina:

0.1% (522)

Mexico
Oak Island:

27.2% (64)
North Carolina:

30.6% (240,951)

Argentina
Oak Island:

11.5% (27)
North Carolina:

0.4% (3,064)

Germany
Oak Island:

10.2% (24)
North Carolina:

2.1% (16,303)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Oak Island:

3.0% (7)
North Carolina:

1.1% (8,876)

France
Oak Island:

3.0% (7)
North Carolina:

0.4% (2,897)

Dominican Republic
Oak Island:

2.6% (6)
North Carolina:

1.1% (8,973)

Indonesia
Oak Island:

2.1% (5)
North Carolina:

0.1% (1,091)

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

  • This state: 3,495
  • Other state: 4,202
  • Northeast: 1,573
  • Midwest: 796
  • South: 1,548
  • West: 237

80.2% of Oak Island residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70.6% lived in North Carolina.


Oak Island:

80.2%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 111
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 57
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 740
  • Less than 1 year of college: 255
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 362
  • Associate degree: 315
  • Bachelor's degree: 762
  • Master's degree: 282
  • Professional school degree: 114
  • Doctorate degree: 29
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 939
  • Less than 1 year of college: 413
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 523
  • Associate degree: 268
  • Bachelor's degree: 916
  • Master's degree: 452
  • Professional school degree: 81
  • Doctorate degree: 34
Educational Attainment for Females
Oak Island marital status for males
Oak Island marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,539
  • One, attached: 268
  • Two: 115
  • 3 or 4: 92
  • 5 to 9: 7
  • 10 to 19: 398
  • 20 to 49: 247
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 741

Median worth of mobile homes: $113,039

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 7 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Oak Island
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oak Island, NC
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oak Island, NC
  • 83.4%Electricity
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

19.6%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

41.8%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability