The median income of Red Oak residents was an inflation-adjusted $40,673 per year. Red Oak had 1,428 households in 2017, with a population of 3,421.
The city with the highest median resident income in the state was Bald Head Island. Bald Head Island's median income was $71,458 per year after adjusting for inflation – $30,785 more than Red Oak. It had 130 households in 2017 and a population of 225.
Misenheimer had the lowest annual resident income among cities in North Carolina, with a median income of only $3,213 per year. That was $37,460 less than the median income in Red Oak at the time. Misenheimer had 111 households in 2017 and a population of 723.
The table below shows the top 100 cities ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.