Red Oak, Texas Population 2021

14,342
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Red Oak is a city located in Ellis County Texas. With a 2020 population of 14,342, it is the 193rd largest city in Texas and the 2382nd largest city in the United States . Red Oak is currently growing at a rate of 3.16% annually and its population has increased by 33.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,769 in 2010. Red Oak reached it's highest population of 14,342 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Red Oak has a population density of 922 people per square mile.

The average household income in Red Oak is $94,617 with a poverty rate of 6.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,136 per month, and the median house value is $207,600. 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 Oak was:

  • White: 57.22%
  • Black or African American: 32.85%
  • Two or more races: 6.66%
  • Other race: 2.26%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Red Oak, Texas is 14,342 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,025.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,769.

Red Oak, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,28157.22%
Black or African American4,18032.85%
Two or More Races8486.66%
Some Other Race2872.26%
Asian1030.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.20%
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Red Oak Population by Race

Red Oak Population Pyramid $2021

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Red Oak Median Age

34.3


Total

32.7


Male

36.4


Female

Red Oak Adults

There are 8,816 adults, (1,375 of whom are seniors) in Red Oak.

Red Oak Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Oak Sex Ratio

Female

6,771

53.21%

Male

5,953

46.79%

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
Married76.2%23.8%
All66.3%33.7%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Male49%51%
Female46.7%53.3%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Red Oak Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0403.1166.3
Married2,4543.7676.2
Non Family7881.0954.9
Female6983.1146.7
Male1003.0849

3.5

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

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Red Oak Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1662.11%
9th to 12th Grade4525.73%
High School Graduate2,05526.07%
Some College2,55132.36%
Associates Degree7759.83%
Bachelors Degree1,25215.88%
Graduate Degree6338.03%
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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
White3,8533,516857
Black2,4512,423776
Hispanic1,3471,09484
2+ Races23911956
Other Race16014416
Asian10310387
Native American252525

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$44,313$47,900$39,788
Less Than 9th Grade$29,558$30,112$
High School Graduate$32,382$38,529$27,011
Some College$43,083$49,325$32,299
Bachelors Degree$53,723$52,993$54,236
Graduate Degree$73,235$90,673$54,718

$44,313

Average Earnings

$47,900

Average Male

$39,788

Average Female

Red Oak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Red Oak Language by Age

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Red Oak Language

89.49% of Red Oak residents speak only English, while 10.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.14% of the population.

Red Oak Language

Red Oak Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2913777.13%
Black4,1152075.03%
Hispanic2,5001224.88%
Multiple848576.72%
Other2873211.15%

6.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.27%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Oak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is Other, with 11.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Oak is Hispanic, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.99%.

Red Oak Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.98%
High School8.92%
Some College3.19%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%

Red Oak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.65%
Female Employed4.42%
Male Employed1.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Red Oak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Red Oak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,957$94,617
Families$82,775$103,689
Married Families$93,056-
Non Families$34,625$49,436
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Income by Household Type

Red Oak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 35-44.

Red Oak Marital Status by Race

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Red Oak Marital Status

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922

Number of Veterans

830

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War345
First Gulf War325
Vietnam74
World War II22
Korea13

Red Oak Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54487
55 to 64155
18 to 34122
75+94
65 to 7464

Red Oak Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4598.60%
Black40914.95%
Hispanic674.44%
Asian3836.89%
Other Race167.24%

Red Oak Veterans by Race

Red Oak Veterans by Education

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0.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Oak Veterans by Education

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72.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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71.26%

Born in Red Oak

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Red Oak residents were born in the United States, with 71.26% having been born in Texas. 2.04% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,3424393.16%
202013,9034393.26%
201913,4644393.37%
201813,0252882.26%
201712,7372862.30%
201612,4515314.45%
201511,9204293.73%
201411,4913102.77%
201311,1811631.48%
201211,018830.76%
201110,9351501.39%
201010,7856,4849.63%
20004,3011,1773.25%
19903,1240.00%

Red Oak Population by Year