Four Oaks is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,050 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Four Oaks is the 313th largest community in North Carolina.
Four Oaks is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Four Oaks is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Four Oaks who work in sales jobs (11.04%), maintenance occupations (10.53%), and farm management occupations (7.70%).
In terms of college education, Four Oaks is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.62% of adults 25 and older in Four Oaks have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Four Oaks in 2010 was $19,491, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,964 for a family of four. However, Four Oaks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Four Oaks also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.24% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Four Oaks is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Four Oaks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Four Oaks residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Four Oaks also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.89% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Four Oaks include Irish, German, British, and Scots-Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Four Oaks's cultural character, accounting for 16.74% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Four Oaks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.