Red Oak

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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 Age35
Median Household Income93,569

White Alone6,20744.4%
Black Alone3,48624.9%
American Indian Alone90.1%
Asian Alone2581.8%
Some Other Race Alone520.4%
Two or More Races4713.4%
Hispanic Origin (any race)3,50525.1%

Less Than 9th Grade5.0%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma4.7%
High School Graduate26.0%
GED/ Alternative Credential6.3%
Some College - No Degree26.0%
Associate Degree11.1%
Bachelor's Degree17.3%
Graduate/ Professional Degree0.3%