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People

Total Population 1,924
Male Share of the Population 53%
Female Share of the Population 47%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 956
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 64.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,571
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.2%
Median Gross Rent $734
Median House Value $152,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 8.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oakboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Stanly
Standard Zip Codes 28129
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.225
Longitude -80.329

Oakboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALBEMARLE
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station PAGELAND
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oakboro, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Frog Pond (28129)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albemarle 15,969 $44,417
Ansonville 720 $30,938
Locust 2,956 $63,750
Mount Pleasant 1,825 $69,338
Norwood 2,881 $39,680
Stanfield 1,612 $66,818

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Oakboro High Schools

WEST STANLY HIGH
16686 NC 24 27 HWY
704-485-3012
Serves 1,029 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.6

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