Light Oak, North Carolina Population 2020

1,274

Light Oak is a city located in North Carolina. Light Oak has a 2020 population of 1,274. Light Oak is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 84.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 691 in 2010. Light Oak reached it's highest population of 1,274 in 2018.

The average household income in Light Oak is $37,198 with a poverty rate of 50.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in Light Oak is 43.8 years, 30.2 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.7 males.

Light Oak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Light Oak was:

  • Black or African American: 74.41%
  • White: 25.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Light Oak, North Carolina is 1,274, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,274.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 691.

Light Oak, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American94874.41%
White32625.59%

Light Oak Population Pyramid 2020

Light Oak Median Age

43.8


Total

30.2


Male

47.2


Female

Light Oak Adults

There are 1,081 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Light Oak.

Light Oak Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Light Oak Sex Ratio

Female

701

55.02%

Male

573

44.98%

Light Oak Households and Families

Light Oak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Light Oak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
Female64.8%35.2%
All60.8%39.2%
Non Family47.5%52.5%
Male0%0%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4442.8760.8
Female2133.964.8
Non Family1581.5747.5
Married732.6778.1
Male00

3.37

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

10.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Light Oak Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13313.45%
9th to 12th Grade34735.09%
High School Graduate30430.74%
Some College464.65%
Associates Degree12913.04%
Bachelors Degree303.03%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Light Oak Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 67.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 4.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,035$$19,262
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,175$$
Some College$21,375$$21,375
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,035

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$19,262

Average Female

Light Oak Language

Light Oak Language by Age

Light Oak Language

98.80% of Light Oak residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Light Oak Poverty

Light Oak Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black94860864.14%
White326319.51%

50.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

55.15%

Male Poverty Rate

46.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Light Oak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Light Oak is Black, with 64.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Light Oak is White, with 9.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 66.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School75.42%
Some College25.14%
High School20.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed14.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Light Oak Income

Light Oak Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,653$37,198
Families-$38,720
Married Families--
Non Families$43,133$34,442

Light Oak Marital Status

Light Oak Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

17.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Light Oak Married by Age and Sex

Light Oak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Light Oak Marital Status by Race

Light Oak Veterans

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+15
65 to 74
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

$Light Oak Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Light Oak Employment Status

38.5%

Labor Force Participation

33.8%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Light Oak Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.61%

Born in North Carolina

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.82% of Light Oak residents were born in the United States, with 76.61% having been born in North Carolina. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,2740.00%
20191,2740.00%
20181,27425124.54%
20171,02318622.22%
2016837749.70%
2015763-35-4.39%
2014798-81-9.22%
2013879-54-5.79%
2012933-186-16.62%
20111,11942861.94%
20106910.00%