Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexOak CityNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,798$26,779$29,829
Median household income$50,417$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,650$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$30,430$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$0$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.5%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak City is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak City is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak City is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak City is 37% lower than the national average

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      $33,607 $50,417 $100,834
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Oak City median earnings by income bracket

      Oak City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry46.7%46.7%
      Manufacturing sector25.2%25.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.5%6.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%5.6%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bear Grass, NC82$48,87511.7%
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      Robersonville, NC1,601$41,77624.5%
      Tarboro, NC10,806$41,22325.5%
      Hobgood, NC317$40,90926.1%
      Oak City, NC368$50,4178.9%

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      Oak City, NC368$50,4178.9%
      Source: The Oak City, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).