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Red Oak, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Red Oak is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Latimer County at latitude 34.9507 and longitude -95.0811. Latimer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Red Oak, but most people and references simply refer to it as Red Oak, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Red Oak indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Red Oak (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Red Oak, OK Boundary Map


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Red Oak, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 567
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 613
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $116,898
Average Home Value $116,623


Median Household Income $38,750
Average Household Income $48,783
Per Capita Income $19,923
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.76% -0.04%
Households 0.9% 0.0%
Families 2.41% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Red Oak, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Oak to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 336 54th
Population Density1 # 315 57th
Diversity Index2 # 363 50th
Median Household Income # 418 43rd
Per Capita Income # 423 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.