The unemployment rate in Oak Island is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Brunswick county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.9% to 36.9%. More Voting Stats
Oak Island's population is 8,735 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Oak Island is Real Estate: $356,900
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.
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