Red Oak, North Carolina Population 2020

3,462

Red Oak is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,462, it is the 192nd largest city in North Carolina and the 5796th largest city in the United States. Red Oak is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,430 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Red Oak has a population density of 177 people per square mile.

The average household income in Red Oak is $108,096 with a poverty rate of 7.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $198,500. The median age in Red Oak is 51.9 years, 51 years for males, and 53.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.3 males.

Red Oak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Red Oak was:

  • White: 88.74%
  • Black or African American: 11.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Red Oak, North Carolina is 3,462, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,438.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,430.

Red Oak, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,02788.74%
Black or African American38411.26%

Red Oak Population Pyramid 2020

Red Oak Median Age

51.9


Total

51


Male

53.3


Female

Red Oak Adults

There are 2,781 adults, (792 of whom are seniors) in Red Oak.

Red Oak Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Oak Sex Ratio

Female

1,630

47.79%

Male

1,781

52.21%

Red Oak Households and Families

Red Oak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Red Oak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married98.5%1.5%
All90.6%9.4%
Non Family59.9%40.1%

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4082.4290.6
Married9752.8398.5
Non Family2941.0559.9
Male842.38100
Female552.62100

2.77

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Red Oak Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1656.54%
High School Graduate64725.65%
Some College45117.88%
Associates Degree38715.34%
Bachelors Degree61424.35%
Graduate Degree25810.23%

Red Oak Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2052,106827
Black29623045
Hispanic2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,643$53,463$36,739
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$43,438$
Some College$53,537$54,929$
Bachelors Degree$57,143$120,757$47,396
Graduate Degree$44,688$$36,522

$49,643

Average Earnings

$53,463

Average Male

$36,739

Average Female

Red Oak Language

Red Oak Language by Age

Red Oak Language

98.95% of Red Oak residents speak only English, while 1.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Red Oak Poverty

Red Oak Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0062197.29%
Black3845113.28%

7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.68%

Male Poverty Rate

3.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Oak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is Black, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is White, with 7.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.91%
Some College9.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.65%
High School4.48%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.13%
Male Employed4.00%
Female Employed3.64%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Red Oak Income

Red Oak Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,250$108,096
Families$98,750$124,167
Married Families$107,101-
Non Families$40,887$45,935

Red Oak Marital Status

Red Oak Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

67.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Oak Married by Age and Sex

Red Oak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Red Oak Marital Status by Race

Red Oak Veterans

322

Number of Veterans

310

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam183
Second Gulf War104
First Gulf War97
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74164
35 to 5488
18 to 3451
55 to 6419
75+
Name Veterans % of Total
White2058.25%
Black11739.53%
Hispanic21100.00%

$Red Oak Veterans by Education

15.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Oak Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Red Oak Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.29%

Born in North Carolina

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.53% of Red Oak residents were born in the United States, with 74.29% having been born in North Carolina. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,462120.35%
20193,450120.35%
20183,438100.29%
20173,428120.35%
20163,416150.44%
20153,401-4-0.12%
20143,405-2-0.06%
20133,407-8-0.23%
20123,415-8-0.23%
20113,42330.09%
20103,4206972.31%
20002,7230.00%