Four Oaks, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Four Oaks, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Four Oaks had a population of 2,026 as of July 1, 2018. Four Oaks ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Four Oaks is located at latitude 35.4506 and longitude -78.4185 in Johnston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Four Oaks (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Johnston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 197 feet.

The Town of Four Oaks (GNIS ID: 2406515) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Four Oaks is located within Township of Ingrams, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnston County.

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Four Oaks, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,026
Population in Households 1,997
Population in Familes 1,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 1,248
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $44,280
Average Household Income $67,820
Per Capita Income $27,633


Total Housing Units 940 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $167,073
Average Home Value $205,796


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 539
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.65% 0.9%
Households 0.65% 0.9%
Families 0.89% 0.7%
Median Household Income   5.64%
Per Capita Income   4.3%

Four Oaks, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Four Oaks to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 317 57th
Population Density # 153 79th
Diversity Index # 177 76th
Median Household Income # 347 53rd
Per Capita Income # 237 68th

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