Red Oak demographics profile

StatisticRed OakIowaNational
Population5,5473,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,4065591
Median age43.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
Red Oak, IA has a population of 5,547 and is the 6,045th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,406 per sq mi which is 2473% higher than the Iowa average and 1452% higher than the national average. The median age in Red Oak is 44 which is approximately 14% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Red Oak, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 65% of Red Oak residents were born in Iowa, 32% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Red Oak is 2473% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Red Oak is 14% higher than Iowa.
  • In Red Oak 93.33% of the population is White.
  • In Red Oak 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Red Oak 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Red Oak population breakdown by race

RaceRed OakIowaNational
White93.33%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.93%1.97%3.06%
Other race2.74%1.27%4.75%
In Red Oak, 5.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Red Oak, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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