Oak City, North Carolina

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Oak City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Martin
Standard Zip Codes 27857
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.963
Longitude -77.308

Oak City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TARBORO 1 S
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Oak City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 339 100%
Male 152 44.8%
Female 187 55.2%
Under 18 79 23.3%
18+ 260 76.7%
65+ 92 27.1%
Median Age 44.7
Average Family Size 3.07
White 178 52.5%
African-American 155 45.7%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 1.2%
Mixed Race 1 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.2%

Estimated Oak City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 356
Growth 17
Growth % 5%

Oak City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.6%
US/American 34.1%
African 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Irish 1.7%
English 1.7%
Welsh 1.3%
German 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oak City 339 $33,500
Bethel 1,681 $35,278
Everetts 179 $25,938
Hamilton 516 $28,977
Hobgood 404 $31,500
Parmele 290 $21,528
Robersonville 1,731 $28,565
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