Oak Leaf, Texas

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Oak Leaf, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Oak Leaf Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Oak Leaf People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Oak Leaf Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Oak Leaf Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Oak Leaf College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Oak Leaf Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Oak Leaf, Texas

Comparing Oak Leaf to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Oak Leaf Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SE of Grand Prairie, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles S of Dallas, Texas
County Ellis
Standard Zip Codes 75154
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.52
Longitude -96.854

Oak Leaf Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Oak Leaf Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,209 100%
Male 622 51.4%
Female 587 48.6%
Under 18 330 27.3%
18+ 879 72.7%
65+ 91 7.5%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 3.15
White 1,125 93.1%
African-American 39 3.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 22 1.8%
Mixed Race 19 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 65 5.4%

Estimated Oak Leaf Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,354
Growth 145
Growth % 12%

Oak Leaf 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) 22.2%
US/American 19.9%
Irish 17.2%
German 12.4%
English 9.8%
Italian 3.3%
European 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Polish 1.8%
Czech 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scottish 1.2%
Dutch 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
African 0.4%
Canadian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oak Leaf 1,209 $81,824
Cedar Hill 32,093 $63,416
DeSoto 37,646 $66,986
Glenn Heights 7,224 $53,548
Midlothian 7,480 $55,055
Ovilla 3,405 $75,000
Red Oak 4,301 $61,250
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