White Oak, North Carolina

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White Oak, North Carolina
Census-designated place
Location in Bladen County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Bladen County and the state of North Carolina.
Coordinates: 34°44′11″N 78°42′40″W / 34.73639°N 78.71111°W / 34.73639; -78.71111Coordinates: 34°44′11″N 78°42′40″W / 34.73639°N 78.71111°W / 34.73639; -78.71111
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Bladen
 • Total 5.1 sq mi (13.2 km2)
 • Land 5.1 sq mi (13.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 59 ft (18 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 338
 • Density 66/sq mi (25.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 28399
Area code(s) 910
FIPS code 37-73320[1]
GNIS feature ID 0997155[2]

White Oak is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 338 at the 2010 census.[3]


Desserette and Harmony Hall are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


White Oak is located at 34°44′11″N 78°42′40″W / 34.73639°N 78.71111°W / 34.73639; -78.71111 (34.736430, -78.711138).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.2 km2), all of it land.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 304 people, 107 households, and 81 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 62.3 people per square mile (24.1/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 24.6/sq mi (9.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 60.53% White, 34.54% African American, 1.32% Native American, 2.96% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.59% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,000, and the median income for a family was $42,292. Males had a median income of $30,774 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,401. None of the families and 4.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.