Red Oak, Texas

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Population in 2017: 12,780 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +197.1%
Males: 6,506  (50.9%)
Females: 6,274  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75154.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,606 (it was $48,583 in 2000)
Red Oak:

$69,606
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,681 (it was $20,049 in 2000)

Red Oak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,078 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Red Oak:

$194,078
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $199,338; detached houses: $199,960; mobile homes: $248,577

Median gross rent in 2017: $882.

March 2019 cost of living index in Red Oak: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 7.1% for other race residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Red Oak, TX (2010)
    • 6,46860.1%White alone
    • 2,21920.6%Hispanic
    • 1,81016.8%Black alone
    • 1541.4%Two or more races
    • 510.5%Asian alone
    • 440.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.2%Other race alone
    • 50.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Red Oak detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Red Oak, Texas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Red Oak is 361 to 1.


Crime rates in Red Oak by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.2)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.4)
6
(64.4)
3
(30.5)
5
(46.4)
7
(63.7)
3
(26.9)
8
(71.6)
7
(61.7)
6
(51.1)
15
(122.2)
9
(70.1)
9
(68.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(290.1)
11
(149.2)
13
(152.3)
12
(128.7)
4
(40.6)
8
(74.2)
11
(100.0)
8
(71.7)
3
(26.9)
5
(44.0)
6
(51.1)
8
(65.2)
8
(62.3)
13
(99.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(931.3)
65
(881.5)
112
(1,312)
83
(890.3)
78
(791.7)
64
(593.4)
79
(718.4)
61
(546.6)
62
(555.2)
36
(317.1)
35
(297.8)
140
(1,140)
78
(607.8)
59
(450.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
164
(2,504)
136
(1,844)
138
(1,616)
140
(1,502)
146
(1,482)
154
(1,428)
181
(1,646)
205
(1,837)
275
(2,462)
280
(2,467)
259
(2,204)
212
(1,727)
262
(2,042)
257
(1,963)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(290.1)
18
(244.1)
21
(246.0)
15
(160.9)
13
(132.0)
3
(27.8)
15
(136.4)
17
(152.3)
23
(205.9)
22
(193.8)
31
(263.8)
30
(244.3)
24
(187.0)
20
(152.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.2)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.2)
3
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)263.4184.8246.4197.5150.6137.0180.7146.3180.7163.7155.6218.1172.7162.7

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City-data.com crime index in Red Oak, TX

Crime rate in Red Oak detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (16.8%), English (4.4%), German (3.9%), Irish (3.3%), European (1.6%), Hungarian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,634 people per square mile   (low).

Red Oak, Texas map

1,002 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,784 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,274 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Prairie, TX (18.0 miles , pop. 127,427).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (19.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Oak Leaf, TX (1.7 miles ),
Glenn Heights, TX (1.8 miles ),
Pecan Hill, TX (1.8 miles ),
Ovilla, TX (2.2 miles ),
Lancaster, TX (2.4 miles ),
DeSoto, TX (2.4 miles ),
Ferris, TX (2.9 miles ),
Wilmer, TX (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.53 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Area codes: 972, 214, 469

Distribution of median household income in Red Oak, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Red Oak, TX in 2017
Red Oak satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2002: 124 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2003: 188 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2004: 257 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2005: 298 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2006: 287 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2007: 170 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2013: 97 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2014: 135 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2015: 162 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2016: 80 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2017: 130 buildings, average cost: $405,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Red Oak, TX residents
Average permit cost in Red Oak, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Red Oak, TX
Historical housing units in Red Oak, TX
Most common industries in Red Oak, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.3%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Red Oak, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Child care workers (7.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Red Oak, Texas

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Red Oak, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.0. This is about average.

City:

81.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.48
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Red Oak-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Red Oak city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Red Oak-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from Red Oak center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 417.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from Red Oak center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.5 miles away from Red Oak center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from Red Oak center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Red Oak topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Red Oak:

  • BRANDON WAY HOUSE (209 BRANDON WAY)
  • RED OAK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (101 REESE DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Red Oak:

  • VALLEY GLEN (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DESOTO, TX)
  • MEDICAL CONNECTIONS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DESOTO, TX)
  • PARK MANOR HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DE SOTO, TX)
  • ALL SAINTS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CEDAR HILL, TX)
  • CRESCENT CARE CENTER OF LANCASTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • TATE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DESOTO, TX)
  • DLS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; DESOTO, TX)

Heliports located in Red Oak:

Amtrak station near Red Oak:

  • 18 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Oak:

  • Cedar Valley College (about 8 miles; Lancaster, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,603)
  • Mountain View College (about 16 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 16 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • El Centro College (about 18 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • Eastfield College (about 22 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 23 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 23 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)

Public high schools in Red Oak:

  • ISCHOLARS MAGNET ACADEMY (Students: 491, Location: 109 W RED OAK RD, Grades: 3-9)
  • LIFE SCHOOL RED OAK (Location: 777 S I 35 E, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • RED OAK H S (Location: 122 STATE HWY 342, Grades: 9-12)
  • RED OAK J H (Location: 152 LOUISE RITTER BLVD, Grades: 7-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Red Oak:

  • RED OAK EL (Students: 876, Location: 200 VALLEY RIDGE DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • WOODEN EL (Students: 400, Location: 200 LOUISE RITTER BLVD, Grades: PK-4)
  • EASTRIDGE EL (Students: 382, Location: 725 E OVILLA RD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Red Oak

Library in Red Oak:

  • RED OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,516; Location: 200 LAKEVIEW PKWY; 11,493 books; 200 audio materials; 923 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Red Oak Intermediate School Grades 5-6 All elementary schools in Red Oak only go through 4th grade now.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Red Oak Fire Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Red Oak include: First Baptist Church (A), East Ridge Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Trinity Temple Baptist Church (D), Landmark Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Red Oak: Billy Goodloe Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Pinky Higgins - Baseball player.

Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Red Oak (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Red Oak Branch at 557 Ovilla Road, branch established on 1999/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Red Oak Branch at 500 N Interstate 35 Service Road, branch established on 1942/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank of Texas: Citizens National Bank at 102 Harris Ave, branch established on 1997/10/01. Info updated 2007/10/16: Bank assets: $565.0 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, headquarters in Waxahachie, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community National Bank & Trust of Texas: Red Oak Branch at 309 East Ovilla Road, branch established on 2005/04/06. Info updated 2010/09/08: Bank assets: $376.7 mil, Deposits: $318.2 mil, headquarters in Corsicana, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank Holdings Of Texas, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Red Oak:

Marital status in Red Oak, TX
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Red Oak:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Red Oak
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Red Oak, TX (based on Ellis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,380167
Catholic17,3814
Mainline Protestant9,20134
Black Protestant2,01513
Other1,7697
None71,864-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Ellis County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Ellis County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Here:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Ellis County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Ellis County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Red Oak:

44.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Red Oak:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Red Oak:

55.1%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Red Oak, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 23$96,557$50,3783$2,041
Police Protection - Officers 20$86,262$51,7570$0
Financial Administration 10$38,012$45,6143$456
Streets and Highways 6$23,539$47,0780$0
Sewerage 4$12,018$36,0540$0
Other Government Administration 3$22,527$90,1080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$11,847$47,3880$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,308$41,2321$1,063
Police - Other 2$6,434$38,6040$0
Fire - Other 1$3,350$40,2000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,297$39,5640$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 76$314,151$49,6037$3,560

Red Oak government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($0.86)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($0.86)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,459,000 ($114.16)
    Police Protection: $1,221,000 ($95.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $802,000 ($62.75)
    Regular Highways: $624,000 ($48.83)
    Water Utilities: $552,000 ($43.19)
    Central Staff Services: $330,000 ($25.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $231,000 ($18.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($10.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $134,000 ($10.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($9.23)
    Financial Administration: $106,000 ($8.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $101,000 ($7.90)
    Libraries: $94,000 ($7.36)
    Health - Other: $90,000 ($7.04)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($7.04)
    General Public Buildings: $83,000 ($6.49)
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $268,000 ($20.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $696,000 ($54.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $556,000 ($43.51)
    Police Protection: $111,000 ($8.69)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($3.29)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($2.11)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($2.11)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($1.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.70)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,456,000 ($270.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $266,000 ($20.81)

Red Oak government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,174,000 ($91.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($17.68)
    Other: $52,000 ($4.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $450,000 ($35.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($6.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $994,000 ($77.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $845,000 ($66.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $621,000 ($48.59)
    Rents: $26,000 ($2.03)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,195,000 ($93.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($0.86)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Tax - Property: $2,857,000 ($223.55)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,096,000 ($164.01)
    Other License: $609,000 ($47.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $490,000 ($38.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $71,000 ($5.56)

Red Oak government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,860,000 ($1084.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,810,000 ($1080.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,930,000 ($229.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,880,000 ($225.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,398,000 ($109.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,313,000 ($102.74)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $85,000 ($6.65)

Red Oak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,129,000 ($1888.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,233,000 ($565.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,744,000 ($214.71)

8.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.88%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  3.22% ($53,231 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.30% ($74,086)
from Navarro County, TX  0.25% ($35,947)


6.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  1.99% ($44,302 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.01% ($48,727)
to Johnson County, TX  0.28% ($49,262)
Businesses in Red Oak, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Domino's Pizza1
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
AutoZone1H&R Block1
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Church's Chicken1Long John Silver's1
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Dennys1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Oak:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBEC (1390 AM; 1 kW; WAXAHACHIE, TX; Owner: FAYE AND RICHARD TUCK, INC.)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Oak:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Red Oak:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
Red Oak fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Red Oak fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.8mTotal length
  • $253,000Total costs
  • 359,078Total average daily traffic
  • 76,049Total average daily truck traffic
  • 317,445Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Red Oak, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Red Oak, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$135,14829$104,73593$140,5247$27,05913$69,2820$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$122,8684$91,46811$137,2681$22,4400$02$58,515
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$137,4678$107,83950$135,09110$27,4434$106,7503$40,863
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$129,2563$138,73026$132,9921$79,9701$184,8700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$106,3450$06$146,3231$113,2700$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0602.04 , 0602.06, 0602.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$140,7084$140,525
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$76,3900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$165,2701$113,270
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$116,4600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0602.04 , 0602.06, 0602.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Red Oak, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Red Oak, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 121. The highest number of reported fires - 223 took place in 2011, and the least - 66 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Red Oak, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.3%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Red Oak, TX
    • 1,12054.3%Outside Fires
    • 64631.3%Structure Fires
    • 22911.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 663.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Red Oak, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Red Oak, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn, 404 N I-35 E, Red Oak, Texas 75154 , Phone: (972) 617-7797, Fax: (972) 617-7841
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 202 S I-35 E Service Rd, Red Oak, Texas 75154 , Phone: (972) 617-3501, Fax: (972) 617-8521
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Red Oak, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Red Oak, TX
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Red Oak, TX
  • 92.8%Electricity
  • 6.0%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Red Oak compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Red Oak on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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