|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Oak City is 264. Oak City, North Carolina is the 15,592nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Oak City was in 1990, when its population was 389. In 1990, Oak City was the 14,154th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,592nd largest city in the US. Oak City is currently 32.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Oak City has shrunk 29.6% since the year 2000. Oak City, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15511||Bald Head Island||269||50.2%|
|15586||Freeman Spur, Illinois||264||-3.2%|
|15588||Harpers Ferry, Iowa||264||-20.0%|
|15592||Oak City, North Carolina||264||-29.6%|
|15594||Pine Ridge, Alabama||264||8.1%|
|15597||Richville, New York||264||-3.6%|
The total voting age population of Oak City, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 214. The voting age population is 51.4% male and 48.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.6% of the residents of Oak City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Oak City are 65.4% Black and 34.6% White. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Oak City, 10.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.0%. On a per-household basis, 1.9% of families are below the poverty line in Oak City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.8% of Oak City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.5% of Oak City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Oak City residents aged 5 and older, 0.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Oak City is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Oak City, 4.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Oak City is $40,417.
In Oak City, 50.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.0% of housing units in Oak City.
Of all the housing units in Oak City, 26.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Oak City, 7.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Oak City is $615.
In Oak City, 53.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.