Light Oak demographics profile

StatisticLight OakNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)58218191
Median age43.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English98%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%
Light Oak, NC has a population of 837 and is the 16,294th largest city in the United States. The population density is 582 per sq mi which is 222% higher than the North Carolina average and 543% higher than the national average. The median age in Light Oak is 44 which is approximately 14% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Light Oak, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 79% of Light Oak residents were born in North Carolina, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Light Oak is 222% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Light Oak is 14% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Light Oak 57.11% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Light Oak 42.89% of the population is African American.
  • In Light Oak 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Light Oak population breakdown by race

RaceLight OakNorth CarolinaNational
African American42.89%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.45%3.06%
Other race0.00%3.01%4.75%
In Light Oak, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Light Oak, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).