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Best Places To Live In Oak Island, NC

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  • Oak Island, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 7,359
  • Area vibes had Oak Island, NC rated A+ for crime and then recently changed it to C. I was shocked, because Oak Island is so safe! I contacted the sheriff and he said nothing has changed to cause the
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Carolina Beach, NC
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,048
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  • Sunset Beach, NC
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,762
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  • Caswell Beach, NC
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 416
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  • Southport, NC
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,291
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  • Myrtle Grove, NC
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,872
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  • Ocean Isle Beach, NC
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 702
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  • St. James, NC
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,438
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  • Kure Beach, NC
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,335
72
  • Shallotte, NC
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,784
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  • Holden Beach, NC
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,135
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  • Sea Breeze, NC
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,886
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  • Silver Lake, NC
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,117
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  • Bald Head Island, NC
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 284
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  • Boiling Spring Lakes, NC
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,703
  • House prices are lower then the rest of the area because your can't build on your own property without the BOC approval, the planning board is useless as well as the BOC, that are elected officials,they
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  • Varnamtown, NC
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 516
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  • Bolivia, NC
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 228

Listed above are the best places to live in Oak Island, NC for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Oak Island, NC, followed by the best places to live near Oak Island, NC, sorted by Livability Score.

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