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: Kure Beach, NC, Boiling Spring Lakes, NC, Winnabow, NC, Caswell Beach, NC, Supply, NC, Southport, NC, Bald Head Island, NC, Holden Beach, NC, Bolivia, NC, St. James, NC, Varnamtown, 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: Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: , North Carolina Wilmington

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