Oak Island Real Estate Market Overview

Could Oak Island, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Oak Island. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Oak Island such as... Southport and Caswell Beach. When you’re ready, Trulia has 312 resale and new homes in Oak Island lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 26 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Oak Island show a 13% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 23% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Oak Island for Jul 20 to Oct 19 was $245,000 based on 86 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Oak Island was $168, an increase of 2% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Oak Island for Sep 20 to Oct 20 was $1,212.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Oak Island can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Crime data for the past year is not available at this location.

Schools in Oak Island

School data is currently unavailable. Use the map above to find the best schools in Oak Island.


Get to know your neighbors in Oak Island by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Oak Island commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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