NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Oak City, NC

Oak City, NC is located in Martin County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Oak City is about 287 with about 241 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,298.

The Average Home Value is $81,600.00, which is roughly 49% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 57% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $35,588.00, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 38% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Oak City is about 11.7%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Martin County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 9.5% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 52.09%
Democratic: 47.14%
Libertarian: 0.47%
Other: 0.2%
Green: 0.1%


Nearby Locations

Hamilton, NC (2.83 mi.)
Lewiston, NC (9.69 mi.)
Hobgood, NC (10.64 mi.)
Bethel, NC (11.97 mi.)
Scotland Neck, NC (15.45 mi.)
Aulander, NC (15.87 mi.)
Stokes, NC (16.10 mi.)
Kelford, NC (16.13 mi.)
Beargrass, NC (17.05 mi.)
Williamston, NC (17.05 mi.)
Bear Grass, NC (17.05 mi.)
Princeville, NC (17.20 mi.)
Tarboro, NC (17.20 mi.)
Leggett, NC (17.20 mi.)
Roxobel, NC (17.36 mi.)
Windsor, NC (17.81 mi.)
Askewville, NC (17.81 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 27857
Latitude : 35.975238
Longitude : -77.307596
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 48 ft.
Area Code(s) : 252

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.26
Male Population Estimate : 49.15%
Female Population Estimate : 50.85%
Median Age : 50.6
Male Median Age : 47.6
Female Median Age : 53.1

White Population Estimate : 35.21%
Black Population Estimate : 63.41%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.08%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.08%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.23%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.62%
Other Population Estimate : 1.00%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Oak City specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Martin County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Martin County: About 432 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Martin County is about 42% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.