Oak Island, North Carolina 

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Population

7,400

+8.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$47,761

Median Home Price

$256,400

Best Places to Live in Oak Island, North Carolina

Beach city complex / college town - Northeast South Carolina on Atlantic Coast, 20 miles from North Carolina border. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Oak Island, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Beaches and recreation
-Entertainment
-Job growth
Cons
-Tourist sprawl
-Arts and culture
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Oak Island
 $194,500 
4221-4225 Long Beach Rd SE
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1145 SqFt
 $649,900 
1018 W Beach Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1740 SqFt
 $639,755 
209 W Beach Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 1776 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Metro Area

Myrtle Beach might be called the “northernmost city in Florida.” The wide, white, sandy beaches lined with high rise hotels and residences look just like a beach resort city in Florida. The area attracts some 15 million tourists per year. Serving this market are vast developments of chain restaurants, amusement parks, miniature golf courses, and a variety of local events.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Oak Island
Zip Codes: 28465
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oak Island is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oak Island jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Island's cost of living is 3.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oak Island's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Oak Island, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Brunswick county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oak Island's population is 7,400 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oak Island is $256,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Oak Island public schools spend $9,287 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Oak Island. More Education


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Housing Market in Oak Island

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The median home price in Oak Island is $256,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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NEW LISTINGS IN OAK ISLAND
$194,500
4221-4225 Long Beach Rd SE
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$649,900
1018 W Beach Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$639,755
209 W Beach Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$279,900
1607 E Pelican Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$399,000
53 Augusta Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$669,900
704 W Yacht Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$575,000
2518 W Pelican Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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