Red Oak

One of the exterior locations for filming True Stories, directed by David Byrne of Talking Heads.

Welcome to Red Oak

A city in Ellis County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. The population was 10,769 at the 2010 census, up from 4,301 at the 2000 census. The North Central Texas Council of Governments projects that number to grow to 63,329 by the year 2030, as it is on the verge of explosive suburban growth. Red Oak was one of the exterior locations for filming True Stories, directed by David Byrne of Talking Heads and released in 1986.

Overview for Red Oak, TX

13,956 people live in Red Oak, where the median age is 36 and the average individual income is $34,511. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,956

Total Population

36 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,511

Average individual Income

Around Red Oak, TX

There's plenty to do around Red Oak, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Snow King, Scoops Ice Cream, and Brisket City Craft BBQ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.8 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.39 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.31 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.01 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Red Oak, TX

Red Oak has 4,443 households, with an average household size of 3.11. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Red Oak do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,956 people call Red Oak home. The population density is 907.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,956

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36

Median Age

49.2 / 50.8%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,443

Total Households

3.11

Average Household Size

$34,511

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Red Oak, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Red Oak. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Life School Red Oak
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Eastridge Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5

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