Community Profile & Quick Facts

Red Oak HS
Red Oak High School

Welcome to Red Oak, Texas!

Where city and suburb meet. Strategically located on I-35E, Red Oak is in the heart of Northern Ellis County - only 20 minutes south of Dallas and 30 minutes southeast of Fort Worth. One will quickly discover Red Oak offers the advantages of suburban living with nearby metropolitan conveniences of shopping, entertainment, and other extras. The Red Oak community offers a comfortable atmosphere perfectly suited for family enjoyment. With our winding streets, rolling hills, and abundance of red oak trees, Red Oak is a great place to call home.

Join us in Red Oak!

Whether you’re looking for a great place to visit, an enjoyable community to live, or a business-friendly environment to build your business, Red Oak invites you to join us and become a part of one of the fastest growing communities in all of Texas.

Red Oak Comprehensive Overview & Opportunities

Below is a comprehensive overview categorized by the various sectors of the Red Oak community including strategic location, historical growth in population and taxable sales, education opportunities (PK - higher education), industrial developments, residential developments, and retail and commercial developments.

Mayor's 2021 State of the City Address


Individual Sections of Mayor's Address

  1. Quick Facts  (Population, Financial Stability, Ad Valorem Tax, Sales Tax)
  2. Community Improvements  (City Facilities, Infrastructure, Parks & Recreation, Technology)
  3. New Developments  (Residential, Medical & Healthcare, Technology, Commercial & Retail)
  4. Excellence in Education  (New Apprenticeships & Scholarship Programs)
  5. Public Safety  (Fire Rescue, Police)
  6. Public Library  (Curbside Pickup, e-Books, e-magazines, Audiobooks, Virtual Programming)