Oak Island, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Island, Texas - Basic Facts

The Oak Island Census Designated Place had a population of 405 as of July 1, 2017. Oak Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Island is located at latitude 29.6629 and longitude -94.6881 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the Oak Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Oak Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586965) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Oak Island Census Designated Place is located within Anahuac Division of Chambers County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Island population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oak Island, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 405
Daytime Population: Workers 63
Daytime Population: Residents 254
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 317
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 405
Population in Familes 358
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 337
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $50,529
Average Household Income $60,253
Per Capita Income $21,743


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $192,188
Average Home Value $370,299


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.52% 1.67%
Households 1.56% 1.65%
Families 2.84% 1.77%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Oak Island, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Island to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1327 24th
Population Density # 1347 23rd
Diversity Index # 289 84th
Median Household Income # 709 60th
Per Capita Income # 1055 40th

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