Oakboro, Stanly County, North Carolina

Oakboro: City in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Oakboro is a city located in the county of Stanly in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,859 and a population density of 292 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,928 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Oakboro

Population : 1,928 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Stanly County
Postal code : 28129
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 6.36 km2
Altitude : 518 feet / 158 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:13:00 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 303 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.58% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Oakboro is located at 35°13'33"N 80°19'44"W (35.2257000, -80.3289500).

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Demographics

The population of Oakboro increased by 3.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,859 - census
2011 1,860 0.05% estimation process
2012 1,857 -0.16% estimation process
2013 1,862 0.27% estimation process
2014 1,861 -0.05% estimation process
2015 1,862 0.05% estimation process
2016 1,854 -0.43% estimation process
2017 1,873 1.01% estimation process
2018 1,893 1.06% estimation process
2019 1,912 0.99% estimation process
2020 1,928 0.83% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,449
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 24,231
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,955
April 1, 2010 Population : 24,210
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.6%
People over 65 (%) : 15.1%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 91.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.1%
Asians alone % : 1.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,288
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%

Oakboro zip code is 28129. County name: Stanly, County fips: 37167

Furr City, Oakboro

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $145,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,185
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $511
2015-2019 median gross rent : $696
2015-2019 Households : 10,290
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.29
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 60,155
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 189,453
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 711,836
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,255
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,372
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,400
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,696
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,368
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 663
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 118
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,430
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 202
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,290
2010 population per square mile : 2,264.7
2010 land area in square miles : 10.69

People born in Oakboro (4)

People born in Oakboro, including football player Quan Sturdivant, college football player, college football coach Rod Broadway, football defensive end B. J. Hill, .

List

  • Wayne Drye (victim of the COVID-19 pandemic: Founded his own company, World Insurance Association, Inc.) he was born in 12/08/1941

Schools in Oakboro

College & universities near Oakboro, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199740 Stanly Community College Albemarle (NC) 28001
197850 South Piedmont Community College Polkton (NC) 28135
199306 Pfeiffer University Misenheimer (NC) 28109-0960
199962 Wingate University Wingate (NC) 28174-0159
198109 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Concord (NC) 28025-3959

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Oakboro, NC

Code Name Address Type
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL

Post offices near Oakboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Oakbor Post Office Oakboro (NC) 28129

Other cities in Stanly County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stanly County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Albemarle 16,003 City in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States
Locust 3,270 Human settlement in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America
Norwood 2,394 Town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States
Badin 1,934 Human settlement in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America
Stanfield 1,552 Human settlement in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America
Red Cross 769 Town in the USA
New London 749 Town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States
Misenheimer 742 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America
Richfield 627 Town in North Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Oakboro distances to largest North Carolina cities