Oakboro is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,870 people and just one neighborhood, Oakboro is the 316th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Oakboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oakboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oakboro is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakboro who work in office and administrative support (10.95%), healthcare (9.09%) and sales jobs (8.76%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Oakboro is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Oakboro’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Oakboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Oakboro 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.