Oakboro demographics profile

StatisticOakboroNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)79721891
Median age40.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%43%43%
Speak English87%89%79%
Speak Spanish11%7%13%
Oakboro, NC has a population of 1,958 and is the 11,146th largest city in the United States. The population density is 797 per sq mi which is 266% higher than the North Carolina average and 780% higher than the national average. The median age in Oakboro is 41 which is approximately 6% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Oakboro, 71% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 77% of Oakboro residents were born in North Carolina, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Oakboro is 266% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Oakboro is 6% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Oakboro 80.85% of the population is White.
  • In Oakboro 15.48% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oakboro 2.30% of the population is Asian.

Compare Oakboro, NC Demographics To Other Cities


      Oakboro population breakdown by race

      RaceOakboroNorth CarolinaNational
      Black or African American15.48%21.50%12.63%
      American Indian0.36%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race0.26%2.45%3.06%
      Other race0.77%3.01%4.75%
      In Oakboro, 11.3% 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 Oakboro, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).