Oakboro, North Carolina Population 2024

2,277

Oakboro is a city located in Stanly County North Carolina. Oakboro has a 2024 population of 2,277. Oakboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.7% annually and its population has increased by 6.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,136 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakboro is $92,032 with a poverty rate of 2.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakboro is 38.8 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Oakboro Demographics

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

  • White: 76.12%
  • Black or African American: 10.93%
  • Other race: 6.98%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
921.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.6% (141)
The current population of Oakboro, North Carolina is 2,277 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,136.

Oakboro, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,81176.12%
Black or African American26010.93%
Other race1666.98%
Two or more races1275.34%
Asian100.42%
Native American50.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakboro Population by Race

Oakboro Population Pyramid 2024

Oakboro Median Age

38.8

Total

38.2

Male

41.1

Female

Oakboro Adults

There are 1,910 adults, (372 of whom are seniors) in Oakboro.

Oakboro Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakboro Sex Ratio

Female1,17449.35%
Male1,20550.65%

Oakboro Population by Age

Oakboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8732.738317
Married5122.7788.111.9
Non Family1721.2364.535.5
Female1243.8985.514.5
Male654.0887.712.3
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3

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oakboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Oakboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,968

Average Earnings

$54,132

Average Male

$38,281

Average Female

Oakboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakboro Language

91.3% of Oakboro residents speak only English, while 8.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.56% of the population.

Oakboro Language

Oakboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,780422.36%
Black260186.92%
Hispanic19231.56%
Native5240%
Other16610.6%
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2.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.08%

Male Poverty Rate

3.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakboro is Native, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakboro is Other, with 0.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.41%.

Oakboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
Some College2.56%
Less Than 9th Grade2.25%
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Oakboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.44%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Oakboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oakboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oakboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

174

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Oakboro Veterans by War

count

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Oakboro Veterans by Age

count

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Oakboro Veterans by Race

Oakboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oakboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakboro 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

77.85%

Born in Oakboro

96.47%

Native Born

3.53%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.47% of Oakboro residents were born in the United States, with 77.85% having been born in North Carolina. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oakboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,467381.56%
20282,429381.59%
20272,391381.61%
20262,353381.64%
20252,315381.67%
20242,277381.7%
20232,239381.73%
20222,201381.76%
20212,163271.26%
20202,13622711.89%
20191,909191.01%
20181,890160.85%
20171,874201.08%
20161,854-8-0.43%
20151,86210.05%
20141,861-1-0.05%
20131,86240.22%
20121,858-2-0.11%
20111,860-1-0.05%
20101,861
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Oakboro Population by Year