Red Oak, North Carolina Population 2024

3,432

Red Oak is a city located in Nash County North Carolina. Red Oak has a 2024 population of 3,432. Red Oak is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 2.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,350 in 2020.

The average household income in Red Oak is $116,073 with a poverty rate of 3.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Red Oak is 52.6 years, 51.8 years for males, and 53.4 years for females.

Red Oak Demographics

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

  • White: 88.17%
  • Black or African American: 6.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Native American: 1.91%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
19.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
175.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.45% (82)
The current population of Red Oak, North Carolina is 3,432 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,350.

Red Oak, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,96088.17%
Black or African American2316.88%
Two or more races1023.04%
Native American641.91%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Red Oak Population by Race

Red Oak Population Pyramid 2024

Red Oak Median Age

52.6

Total

51.8

Male

53.4

Female

Red Oak Adults

There are 2,788 adults, (1,012 of whom are seniors) in Red Oak.

Red Oak Age Dependency

89

Age Dependency Ratio

57

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Oak Sex Ratio

Female1,62648.44%
Male1,73151.56%

Red Oak Population by Age

Red Oak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3452.592.97.1
Married9652.781000
Non Family2511.0677.322.7
Female782.885050
Male513.591000
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Red Oak Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Red Oak Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Red Oak Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.06%.

Red Oak Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,721

Average Earnings

$57,560

Average Male

$57,817

Average Female

Red Oak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Red Oak Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Red Oak Language

98.68% of Red Oak residents speak only English, while 1.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Red Oak Language

Red Oak Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,9601274.29%
showing: 1 rows

3.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Oak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 18.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.09%.

Red Oak Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.32%
High School6.96%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Red Oak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed13.28%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Red Oak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Red Oak Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Red Oak Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

70.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Oak Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Red Oak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Red Oak Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Red Oak Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

594

Number of Veterans

546

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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Red Oak Veterans by War

count

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Red Oak Veterans by Age

count

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Red Oak Veterans by Race

Red Oak Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Oak Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Red Oak Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Red Oak Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Red Oak Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.19%

Born in Red Oak

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Red Oak residents were born in the United States, with 75.19% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Red Oak Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,542220.63%
20283,520220.63%
20273,498220.63%
20263,476220.64%
20253,454220.64%
20243,432220.65%
20233,410220.65%
20223,388220.65%
20213,366160.48%
20203,350-109-3.15%
20193,459160.46%
20183,44380.23%
20173,435140.41%
20163,421170.5%
20153,404-5-0.15%
20143,40910.03%
20133,408-9-0.26%
20123,417-8-0.23%
20113,42550.15%
20103,42069725.6%
20002,723
showing: 21 rows

Red Oak Population by Year