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People

Total Population 1,885
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 913
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 63%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.9%
Median Earnings25+ $32,331
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,809
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,017

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,177
% Above Poverty Level 92.9%
% Below Poverty Level 7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $756
Median House Value $150,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 7.7%

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 15,924 $48,184
Ansonville 650 $31,781
Locust 2,997 $69,592
Mount Pleasant 1,864 $67,639
Norwood 2,727 $40,121
Stanfield 1,732 $69,142
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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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