Red Oak, Oklahoma

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Red Oak, Oklahoma

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High Points

Red Oak strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Red Oak Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Red Oak Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Red Oak, Oklahoma

Comparing Red Oak to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Age of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Housing Recently Built 6 5
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5

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Red Oak Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles SW of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Latimer
Standard Zip Codes 74563
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.95
Longitude -95.08

Red Oak Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
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Red Oak Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 581 100%
Male 278 47.8%
Female 303 52.2%
Under 18 158 27.2%
18+ 423 72.8%
65+ 114 19.6%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.06
White 410 70.6%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 127 21.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 41 7.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Red Oak Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 572
Growth -9
Growth % -1.5%

Red Oak Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.1%
US/American 18.1%
German 10.8%
Irish 7.1%
English 5.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 1.5%
European 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Red Oak 581 $25,625
Albion 143 $17,750
Fanshawe 384 $30,000
Kinta 243 $32,083
McCurtain 466 $29,167
Talihina 1,211 $25,761
Wilburton 2,972 $25,543
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Red Oak High Schools (2004)

404 N. MAIN & ASH
Serves 79 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

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