River Oaks, Texas

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River Oaks, Texas
City of River Oaks
Location of River Oaks in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of River Oaks in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°46′36″N 97°23′46″W / 32.77667°N 97.39611°W / 32.77667; -97.39611Coordinates: 32°46′36″N 97°23′46″W / 32.77667°N 97.39611°W / 32.77667; -97.39611
Country United States
State Texas
County Tarrant
Incorporated (village)1940
Incorporated (city)1949
Government
 • MayorJoe Ashton
 • City CouncilJohn Claridge
Steve Holland
Leigh Ann Turner
Yolie Rodriguez
Dan Chisholm
 • City ManagerMarvin Gregory
Area
 • Total2.02 sq mi (5.23 km2)
 • Land2.02 sq mi (5.23 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
600 ft (183 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,427
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
7,630
 • Density3,780.97/sq mi (1,459.56/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76114
Area code(s)817
FIPS code48-62384[3]
GNIS feature ID1345261[4]
Websitehttp://www.riveroakstx.com/

River Oaks is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Its population was 7,427 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

River Oaks is located at 32°46′36″N 97°23′46″W / 32.776696°N 97.396052°W / 32.776696; -97.396052 (32.776696, –97.396052).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19507,097
19608,44419.0%
19708,193−3.0%
19806,890−15.9%
19906,580−4.5%
20006,9856.2%
20107,4276.3%
2019 (est.)7,630[2]2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

River Oaks racial composition[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 2,961 38.73%
Black or African American (NH) 92 1.2%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 17 0.22%
Asian (NH) 57 0.75%
Pacific Islander (NH) 2 0.03%
Some Other Race (NH) 19 0.25%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 164 2.14%
Hispanic or Latino 4,334 56.68%
Total 7,646

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 7,646 people, 2,630 households, and 1,882 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, 6,985 people, 2,713 households, and 1,888 families were residing in the city. The population density was 3,504.8 people per sq mi (1,355.2/km2). The 2,856 housing units averaged 1,433.0 per sq mi (554.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 84.84% White, 0.40% African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 11.02% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 27.23% of the population.

Of the 2,713 households, 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were not families. About 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57, and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city, the age distribution was 27.0% under 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,229, and for a family was $36,396. Males had a median income of $31,086 versus $21,305 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,610. About 9.8% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

The United States Postal Service operates the Oaks Post Office at 1008 Roberts Cut Off Road.[11]

Education[edit]

Schools in River Oaks are a part of the Castleberry Independent School District.

Schools that serve the city include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): River Oaks city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  9. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  11. ^ "Post Office Location - OAKS." United States Postal Service. Retrieved on April 17, 2009.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[9][10]

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