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Red Oak is in northern Ellis County, twenty-miles south of Dallas and 30-minutes southeast of Fort Worth. Originally named “Possum Trot” because of so many in the area, Red Oak was renamed for the abundant oak trees along its banks. Residents and visitors can explore this outdoor space, as well as support locally owned businesses and restaurants.

Red Oak By the Numbers

Median Age34.7
Median Household Income83,283

White Alone5,24240.3%
Black Alone4,01130.8%
American Indian Alone200.2%
Asian Alone200.2%
Some Other Race Alone690.5%
Two or More Races5264.0%
Hispanic Origin (any race)2,83521.8%

Less Than 9th Grade1.9%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma4.6%
High School Graduate29.4%
GED/ Alternative Credential5.5%
Some College - No Degree29.4%
Associate Degree8.5%
Bachelor's Degree18.5%
Graduate/ Professional Degree0.4%