Oak Island, Texas Population 2024

178

Oak Island is a city located in Chambers County Texas. Oak Island has a 2024 population of 178. Oak Island is currently declining at a rate of -17.97% annually and its population has decreased by -46.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 334 in 2020.

The average household income in Oak Island is $49,009 with a poverty rate of 51.95%. The median age in Oak Island is 53.8 years: 43 years for males, and 70.3 years for females.

Oak Island Demographics

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

  • White: 97.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
148.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-46.71% (-156)
The current population of Oak Island, Texas is 178 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 334.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24997.27%
Two or more races72.73%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Oak Island Population by Race

Oak Island Population Pyramid 2024

Oak Island Median Age

53.8

Total

43

Male

70.3

Female

Oak Island Adults

There are 219 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Oak Island.

Oak Island Age Dependency

141.5

Age Dependency Ratio

106.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Island Sex Ratio

Female11946.48%
Male13753.52%

Oak Island Population by Age

Oak Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All663.8874.225.8
Married492.821000
Male176.940100
Female0000
Non Family0000

2.74

Average Family Size

3.88

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oak Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade188.22%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree73.2%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate18684.93%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College83.65%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oak Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1791610
Hispanic33330
2+ Races777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Oak Island Educational Attainment by Race

Oak Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oak Island Language

79.3% of Oak Island residents speak only English, while 20.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.7% of the population.

Oak Island Language

Oak Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7070100%
White1796335.2%

51.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

82.48%

Male Poverty Rate

16.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Island is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Island is White, with 35.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 68.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.84%.

Oak Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School51.61%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Oak Island Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed100%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Oak Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$41,333
Households-$49,009
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families--

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oak Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

28.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oak Island 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 20-34.

Oak Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oak Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Oak Island Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 748
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Oak Island Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White83.77%

Oak Island Veterans by Race

Oak Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

18.3%

Labor Force Participation

18.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oak Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oak Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

97.27%

Born in Oak Island

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Oak Island residents were born in the United States, with 97.27% having been born in Texas. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oak Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024178-39-17.97%
2023217-39-15.23%
2022256-118-31.55%
20213744011.98%
2020334-105-23.92%
20194396015.83%
2018379246.76%
20173554715.26%
2016308269.22%
20152823614.63%
20142468552.8%
2013161-33-17.01%
2012194-63-24.51%
2011257-106-29.2%
201036300%

Oak Island Population by Year