Latest Data (2017)
Population 7,789
Nationwide Rank 3648

Quick Facts

Oak Island, North Carolina is the 3,648th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Oak Island, North Carolina is a town.

Oak Island, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Oak Island had its largest population ever.

Oak Island, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Oak Island, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3638 Fort Scott, Kansas 7,813 -5.8%
3639 New Prague, Minnesota 7,813 69.8%
3640 Ripon, Wisconsin 7,810 4.9%
3641 Colonie, New York 7,809 -1.4%
3642 Fanwood, New Jersey 7,808 8.7%
3643 Grand Ledge, Michigan 7,802 -0.2%
3644 Ashland, Virginia 7,796 17.2%
3645 Crookston, Minnesota 7,794 -6.0%
3646 Ilion, New York 7,790 -9.4%
3647 Kenai, Alaska 7,790 12.1%
3648 Oak Island, North Carolina 7,789 16.8%
3649 Winnemucca, Nevada 7,788 9.5%
3650 Webster City, Iowa 7,787 -4.6%
3651 Bonner Springs, Kansas 7,784 14.8%
3652 Broadview, Illinois 7,781 -5.7%
3653 Antigo, Wisconsin 7,780 -9.0%
3654 Butner, North Carolina 7,778 20.5%
3655 Grandview Heights, Ohio 7,778 16.2%
3656 Joshua, Texas 7,778 66.7%
3657 Manhattan, Illinois 7,776 127.7%
3658 Butler, New Jersey 7,774 3.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2259 Laurinburg 15,156 -5.0%
2262 Waxhaw 15,147 391.1%
2271 Eden 15,041 -5.1%
2274 Mebane 14,973 95.9%
2290 Henderson 14,852 -9.1%
2292 Graham 14,814 11.9%
2294 Roanoke Rapids 14,787 -12.9%
2370 Southern Pines 14,029 26.2%
2386 Hendersonville 13,954 21.9%
2393 Lewisville 13,913 18.6%
2401 Reidsville 13,857 -5.4%
2509 Newton 13,098 3.0%
2580 Davidson 12,684 74.7%
2593 Spring Lake 12,580 0.6%
2636 Smithfield 12,309 11.5%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%
3309 Rockingham 8,846 -7.4%
3311 Wesley Chapel 8,841 229.5%
3338 Oxford 8,752 3.9%
3340 Pineville 8,746 44.5%
3398 Clinton 8,539 -0.9%
3444 Conover 8,368 23.8%
3479 Roxboro 8,290 -4.8%
3500 Fletcher 8,233 93.9%
3510 Siler City 8,190 15.4%
3530 Black Mountain 8,150 8.0%
3611 Brevard 7,890 15.8%
3648 Oak Island 7,789 16.8%
3654 Butner 7,778 20.5%
3690 Rolesville 7,666 674.3%
3698 Marion 7,640 11.2%
3704 Aberdeen 7,625 116.9%
3814 Mills River 7,294 27.5%
3829 Wendell 7,261 64.3%
3836 Hillsborough 7,231 31.7%
3842 Forest City 7,210 -4.2%
3872 Kill Devil Hills 7,117 20.4%
3881 Gibsonville 7,096 51.8%
3930 Oak Ridge 6,917 67.2%
3933 King 6,904 14.4%
4008 Unionville 6,705 34.2%
4014 Selma 6,684 9.6%
4030 Trinity 6,628 -1.4%
4090 Marvin 6,490 350.6%
4091 Woodfin 6,489 16.2%
4154 Hamlet 6,314 1.7%
4160 Carolina Beach 6,270 22.6%
4251 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,028 98.9%
4266 Cherryville 5,978 8.1%
4462 St. James 5,514 532.3%
4475 Nashville 5,487 23.7%
4481 Bessemer City 5,472 2.6%
4507 Stokesdale 5,413 65.5%
4514 Whiteville 5,396 4.5%
4564 Williamston 5,302 -10.7%
4578 Wadesboro 5,276 -5.7%
4583 Mocksville 5,271 23.9%
4585 Zebulon 5,268 28.6%
4624 Sawmills 5,180 4.7%
4637 Ayden 5,143 9.1%
4648 Walkertown 5,120 23.0%
4674 Angier 5,091 50.7%
4758 Raeford 4,934 29.1%
4768 Erwin 4,919 8.9%
4780 Archer Lodge 4,903
4793 Long View 4,886 2.9%
4805 Ahoskie 4,874 -1.1%
4808 Pleasant Garden 4,869 3.1%
4844 Midway 4,792 6.3%
4889 Edenton 4,708 -5.6%
4892 Farmville 4,706 6.1%
4900 Dallas 4,698 25.0%
4901 Boiling Springs 4,687 20.5%
4917 Granite Falls 4,659 0.5%
4926 Mount Olive 4,650 2.0%
4949 Newport 4,617 37.7%
5001 Creedmoor 4,518 87.5%
5057 Valdese 4,431 -5.7%
5096 Cramerton 4,376 46.3%
5169 North Wilkesboro 4,276 2.5%
5174 Canton 4,272 6.3%
5210 Pittsboro 4,221 77.0%
5215 Spindale 4,218 5.8%
5224 China Grove 4,202 13.9%
5243 Jamestown 4,167 34.4%
5245 Beaufort 4,164 9.7%
5261 Carolina Shores 4,146 120.4%
5271 Randleman 4,131 14.9%
5287 Burgaw 4,110 18.7%
5299 Shallotte 4,092 130.1%
5310 Trent Woods 4,077 -3.4%
5343 Rutherfordton 4,031 -3.4%
5357 Franklin 4,007 4.8%
5387 Elkin 3,978 -4.8%
5392 Gamewell 3,971 3.1%
5401 Wingate 3,959 63.1%
5424 Tabor City 3,922 54.4%
5425 Wallace 3,919 17.0%
5431 Weaverville 3,911 33.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 7,789 3,648
2016 7,722 3,648
2015 7,507 3,697
2014 7,345 3,726
2013 7,216 3,757
2012 7,003 3,816
2011 6,910 3,837
2010 6,783 3,855
2009 8,297 3,344
2008 8,241 3,336
2007 8,208 3,324
2006 8,095 3,336
2005 7,600 3,469
2004 7,211 3,551
2003 7,012 3,594
2002 6,853 3,633
2001 6,763 3,652
2000 6,668 3,669