Oakwood, Texas

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Oakwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles SW of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles SE of Dallas, Texas
County Leon
Standard Zip Codes 75855
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.584
Longitude -95.848

Oakwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station JEWETT
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station ATHENS
Distance 40.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
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Oakwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 471 100%
Male 221 46.9%
Female 250 53.1%
Under 18 113 24%
18+ 358 76%
65+ 98 20.8%
Median Age 43.9
Average Family Size 2.94
White 294 62.4%
African-American 165 35%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 8 1.7%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 3.2%

Estimated Oakwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 497
Growth 26
Growth % 5.5%

Oakwood 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) 50%
US/American 16.9%
English 8.7%
Irish 7.2%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
German 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Scottish 1.5%
Polish 1.2%
African 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Greek 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oakwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Butler (75855)
Red Lake (75855)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakwood 471 $33,750
Buffalo 1,804 $31,058
Elkhart 1,215 $33,977
Fairfield 3,094 $40,871
Grapeland 1,451 $30,250
Jewett 861 $33,500
Palestine 17,598 $35,806
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Oakwood High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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