Oakboro, North Carolina Population 2020

1,932

Oakboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,932, it is the 260th largest city in North Carolina and the 7728th largest city in the United States. Oakboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 3.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,859 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Oakboro has a population density of 782 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oakboro is $68,325 with a poverty rate of 8.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $802 per month, and the median house value is $152,400. The median age in Oakboro is 40.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.0 males.

Oakboro Demographics

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

  • White: 84.83%
  • Black or African American: 12.29%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Oakboro, North Carolina is 1,932, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,894.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,859.

Oakboro, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58884.83%
Black or African American23012.29%
Asian462.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.32%
Some Other Race20.11%

Oakboro Population Pyramid 2020

Oakboro Median Age

40.4


Total

36.3


Male

43.2


Female

Oakboro Adults

There are 1,429 adults, (339 of whom are seniors) in Oakboro.

Oakboro Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakboro Sex Ratio

Female

883

47.17%

Male

989

52.83%

Oakboro Households and Families

Oakboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oakboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female87.8%12.2%
Married86.4%13.6%
All85.2%14.8%
Non Family80%20%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7512.4985.2
Married4343.0886.4
Non Family2101.1880
Female822.7287.8
Male252.6100

2.96

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oakboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade614.74%
9th to 12th Grade1189.18%
High School Graduate39230.48%
Some College20716.10%
Associates Degree21416.64%
Bachelors Degree20816.17%
Graduate Degree866.69%

Oakboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,022932254
Black17613922
Hispanic50
Asian363418
Other Race2
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,125$48,203$34,844
Less Than High School$21,920$25,341$14,500
High School Grad$33,500$50,250$19,167
Some College$43,462$51,250$32,813
Bachelors Degree$50,000$60,875$40,938
Graduate Degree$62,813$103,333$48,750

$40,125

Average Earnings

$48,203

Average Male

$34,844

Average Female

Oakboro Language

Oakboro Language by Age

Oakboro Language

92.45% of Oakboro residents speak only English, while 7.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.64% of the population.

Oakboro Poverty

Oakboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,459624.25%
Black2304017.39%
Hispanic1313627.48%
Asian461430.43%
Other22100.00%

8.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.68%

Male Poverty Rate

8.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakboro is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakboro is White, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.82%
High School10.20%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Employed4.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Oakboro Income

Oakboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,868$68,325
Families$66,875$78,973
Married Families$80,000-
Non Families$29,118$38,360

Oakboro Marital Status

Oakboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakboro Married by Age and Sex

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

Oakboro Veterans

96

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War8
World War II7
Korea4
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5429
55 to 6428
65 to 7422
75+17
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White836.98%
Black136.70%

$Oakboro Veterans by Education

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakboro Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oakboro 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

78.42%

Born in North Carolina

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.09% of Oakboro residents were born in the United States, with 78.42% having been born in North Carolina. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,932190.99%
20191,913191.00%
20181,894201.07%
20171,874191.02%
20161,855-5-0.27%
20151,86020.11%
20141,858-2-0.11%
20131,86070.38%
20121,853-3-0.16%
20111,8560.00%
20101,8560.00%