Oak City is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 302 people and just one neighborhood, Oak City is the 522nd largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Oak City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.14% of the Oak City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Oak City is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak City who work in food service (11.86%), office and administrative support (11.02%) and sales jobs (9.32%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oak City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oak City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oak City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oak City may be for you.
Oak City is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.