Oak Island Information

Oak Island Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Oak Island, NC

General Oak Island Information

State: North Carolina

County: Brunswick County

Close cities: Winnabow, NC, Bolivia, NC, Southport, NC, Caswell Beach, NC, Supply, NC, Kure Beach, NC, Varnamtown, NC, St. James, NC, Bald Head Island, NC, Boiling Spring Lakes, NC, Holden Beach, NC

Oak Island Population (census data)
Total 8,178 (+22.9% since 2000)
Male 3,988 (48.8%)
Female 4,190 (51.2%)

Population Density: 1,027 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 93.0 (US Avg is 100)

Oak Island Elevation: 5 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $44,761

Zip Codes: 28465, and 28461.

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Oak Island Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (19.4%)
  • United States (17.5%)
  • German (14.3%)
  • Irish (10.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.1%)
  • Scottish (4.1%)

Local Oak Island Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: , North Carolina Wilmington

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