Red Oak, Texas Population 2022

14,912
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Red Oak is a city located in Ellis County Texas. Red Oak has a 2020 population of 14,912. Red Oak is currently growing at a rate of 2.37% annually and its population has increased by 4.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,222 in 2010.

The average household income in Red Oak is $94,617 with a poverty rate of 7.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,215 per month, and the median house value is $225,900. The median age in Red Oak is 34.3 years, 32.7 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Red Oak Demographics

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

  • White: 51.92%
  • Black or African American: 31.25%
  • Two or more races: 8.43%
  • Other race: 5.88%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Red Oak, Texas is 14,912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,222.

Red Oak, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,75551.92%
Black or African American4,06631.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.15%
Asian3072.36%
Some Other Race7655.88%
Two or More Races1,0978.43%
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Red Oak Population by Race

Red Oak Population Pyramid 2022

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Red Oak Median Age

33.9


Total

32.4


Male

35.1


Female

Red Oak Adults

There are 8,970 adults, (1,111 of whom are seniors) in Red Oak.

Red Oak Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Oak Sex Ratio

Female

6,772

52.05%

Male

6,238

47.95%

Red Oak Population by Age

Red Oak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Red Oak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All68.7%31.3%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Male37.8%62.2%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Red Oak Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0983.1468.7
Married2,4693.7779.8
Male1433.3637.8
Female6813.2654.5
Non Family8051.0652.3

3.53

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Red Oak Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1561.95%
9th to 12th Grade3714.64%
High School Graduate2,14126.76%
Some College2,34929.36%
Associates Degree6838.54%
Bachelors Degree1,47818.47%
Graduate Degree82410.30%
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Red Oak Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Red Oak Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American202020
Asian193193124
Black2,3482,324967
White3,6743,379955
2+ Races497405114
Other Race44642295
Hispanic1,6001,392151

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Red Oak Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,985$52,400$41,356
Less Than 9th Grade$30,919$31,409$27,826
High School Graduate$38,681$42,500$30,000
Some College$45,300$52,407$32,227
Bachelors Degree$55,349$67,583$52,895
Graduate Degree$81,191$83,480$80,410

$46,985

Average Earnings

$52,400

Average Male

$41,356

Average Female

Red Oak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Red Oak Language by Age

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Red Oak Language

86.80% of Red Oak residents speak only English, while 13.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.10% of the population.

Red Oak Language

Red Oak Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1453957.68%
Black4,0161553.86%
Other235NaN%
Hispanic2,79132911.79%
Multiple1,089454.13%

7.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.74%

Male Poverty Rate

10.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Oak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is White, with 7.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is Multiple, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.75%.

Red Oak Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.97%
High School8.54%
Some College4.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Red Oak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.65%
Male Unemployed30.10%
Female Employed5.93%
Female Unemployed23.53%

Red Oak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Red Oak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,646$99,003
Families$86,576$106,759
Married Families$100,842-
Non Families$36,518$52,484
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Income by Household Type

Red Oak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Oak Married by Age and Sex

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Red Oak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Red Oak Marital Status by Race

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Red Oak Marital Status

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761

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War250
First Gulf War313
Vietnam78
Korea11
World War II13

Red Oak Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3467
35 to 54457
55 to 6493
65 to 7467
75+77

Red Oak Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4689.47%
Black2489.54%
Asian3216.58%
Other Race132.34%
Hispanic965.32%

Red Oak Veterans by Race

Red Oak Veterans by Education

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1.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Oak Veterans by Education

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73.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Red Oak Employment by Age

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Red Oak Employment by Race

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Red Oak Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.06%

Born in Red Oak

91.40%

Native Born

8.60%

Foreign Born

4.82%

Non Citizen

3.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.40% of Red Oak residents were born in the United States, with 68.06% having been born in Texas. 4.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Red Oak Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19903,1240.00%
20004,3011,1773.25%
201010,7696,4689.61%
201111,1143453.20%
201211,4593453.10%
201311,8043453.01%
201412,1493452.92%
201512,4943452.84%
201612,8393452.76%
201713,1843452.69%
201813,5293452.62%
201913,8743452.55%
202014,2223482.51%
202114,5673452.43%
202214,9123452.37%

Red Oak Population by Year