Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,333
Nationwide Rank 4560

Quick Facts

Red Oak, Iowa is the 4,560th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Red Oak, Iowa is a city.

Red Oak, Iowa is currently 15.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Red Oak, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Red Oak, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4550 Macon, Missouri 5,355 -3.1%
4551 La Habra Heights, California 5,353 -6.6%
4552 Morris, Minnesota 5,351 0.2%
4553 Goshen, New York 5,350 -6.3%
4554 Manitou Springs, Colorado 5,346 7.0%
4555 Palmerton, Pennsylvania 5,344 1.9%
4556 Edgewater, Colorado 5,342 -2.1%
4557 Sunset, Utah 5,341 2.7%
4558 Whiteville, North Carolina 5,340 3.4%
4559 Fairport, New York 5,336 -6.9%
4560 Red Oak, Iowa 5,333 -14.2%
4561 Shillington, Pennsylvania 5,333 5.3%
4562 Lehighton, Pennsylvania 5,329 -3.6%
4563 Uhrichsville, Ohio 5,327 -5.7%
4564 Williams, California 5,324 44.4%
4565 Peculiar, Missouri 5,323 92.8%
4566 Calistoga, California 5,322 2.5%
4567 Moab, Utah 5,322 10.7%
4568 Winterset, Iowa 5,318 11.7%
4569 Colby, Kansas 5,317 -2.3%
4570 Glenwood, Iowa 5,316 -1.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2974 Fort Madison 10,468 -10.0%
2977 Storm Lake 10,458 4.0%
2989 Fairfield 10,414 8.5%
3009 Pella 10,335 3.9%
3024 Keokuk 10,274 -9.6%
3054 Waverly 10,153 13.1%
3069 Pleasant Hill 10,064 91.6%
3087 Le Mars 9,996 8.1%
3123 Carroll 9,812 -2.5%
3210 Grinnell 9,320 2.4%
3354 Mount Pleasant 8,737 0.1%
3448 Denison 8,406 14.5%
3672 Creston 7,788 2.8%
3687 Webster City 7,723 -5.4%
3725 Sioux Center 7,614 25.3%
3732 Decorah 7,594 -7.0%
3734 Clear Lake 7,578 -7.3%
3770 Perry 7,456 -2.8%
3790 Hiawatha 7,393 13.3%
3797 Charles City 7,369 -5.4%
3814 Washington 7,309 3.4%
3853 Knoxville 7,204 -6.9%
3971 Eldridge 6,813 61.4%
3997 Nevada 6,751 0.9%
4039 Bondurant 6,646 255.2%
4068 Atlantic 6,577 -9.3%
4237 Orange City 6,107 8.4%
4247 Independence 6,073 0.1%
4266 Maquoketa 5,998 -2.2%
4288 Oelwein 5,942 -11.0%
4404 Estherville 5,686 -14.1%
4413 Asbury 5,665 128.1%
4479 Anamosa 5,507 0.0%
4494 Centerville 5,478 -7.2%
4519 Algona 5,428 -5.3%
4546 Clarinda 5,376 -5.2%
4560 Red Oak 5,333 -14.2%
4568 Winterset 5,318 11.7%
4570 Glenwood 5,316 -1.4%
4630 Osceola 5,193 8.8%
4643 DeWitt 5,169
4665 Sheldon 5,110 1.8%
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%
5467 Monticello 3,885 6.4%
5476 Huxley 3,867 65.4%
5538 West Liberty 3,794 13.2%
5546 Carter Lake 3,784 16.3%
5552 Rock Valley 3,775 31.3%
5564 Cresco 3,754 -3.7%
5580 Albia 3,731 -0.7%
5587 Emmetsburg 3,713 -4.8%
5613 Waukon 3,683 -10.7%
5621 Tiffin 3,670 235.4%
5721 Osage 3,547 2.6%
5765 Robins 3,492 89.1%
5830 Eagle Grove 3,417 -7.7%
5846 New Hampton 3,394 -7.9%
5865 Story City 3,370 3.9%
6009 Tipton 3,223 1.8%
6086 Williamsburg 3,149 18.9%
6204 Garner 3,036 3.6%
6254 Milford 2,983 20.0%
6330 West Burlington 2,895 -8.2%
6395 Wilton 2,836 0.0%
6436 Onawa 2,787 -10.0%
6461 Fairfax 2,767 187.0%
6494 Tama 2,745 0.8%
6501 Clarion 2,741 -7.3%
6551 Jesup 2,710 22.5%
6568 Bloomfield 2,694 3.4%
6581 Grundy Center 2,682 2.9%
6585 Solon 2,680 123.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,333 4,560
2017 5,415 4,506
2016 5,476 4,468
2015 5,472 4,456
2014 5,573 4,403
2013 5,568 4,393
2012 5,640 4,346
2011 5,692 4,318
2010 5,742 4,274
2009 5,626 4,289
2008 5,634 4,260
2007 5,720 4,197
2006 5,823 4,140
2005 5,847 4,102
2004 5,846 4,082
2003 5,875 4,050
2002 5,941 4,002
2001 6,061 3,942
2000 6,216 3,857
1990 6,278 3,491