Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,415
Nationwide Rank 4506

Quick Facts

Red Oak, Iowa is the 4,506th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Red Oak, Iowa is a city.

Red Oak, Iowa is currently 13.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Red Oak, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Red Oak, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4496 Holdrege, Nebraska 5,439 -3.7%
4497 Rockwood, Tennessee 5,434 0.0%
4498 Sayre, Pennsylvania 5,434 -6.3%
4499 Post, Texas 5,432 46.9%
4500 Slinger, Wisconsin 5,427 40.3%
4501 Byron, Minnesota 5,426 52.9%
4502 Willard, Missouri 5,426 66.8%
4503 Wake Village, Texas 5,425 2.4%
4504 Chester, South Carolina 5,420 -16.0%
4505 Smiths Station, Alabama 5,418 18.0%
4506 Red Oak, Iowa 5,415 -12.8%
4507 Stokesdale, North Carolina 5,413 65.5%
4508 Indian Wells, California 5,404 34.0%
4509 La Habra Heights, California 5,403 -5.7%
4510 Jonesborough, Tennessee 5,397 24.3%
4511 Terrell Hills, Texas 5,397 7.5%
4512 Vinita, Oklahoma 5,397 -11.8%
4513 Northwood, Ohio 5,396 -1.5%
4514 Whiteville, North Carolina 5,396 4.5%
4515 Pinckneyville, Illinois 5,392 -1.6%
4516 St. Paul Park, Minnesota 5,392 5.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%
5465 Monticello 3,871 6.1%
5527 Carter Lake 3,787 16.4%
5533 Huxley 3,782 61.8%
5537 Cresco 3,776 -3.1%
5542 Emmetsburg 3,771 -3.3%
5548 Albia 3,762 0.0%
5554 West Liberty 3,755 12.0%
5558 Rock Valley 3,746 30.2%
5589 Waukon 3,697 -10.4%
5687 Osage 3,574 3.3%
5768 Robins 3,470 87.9%
5800 Eagle Grove 3,428 -7.5%
5816 New Hampton 3,413 -7.4%
5833 Story City 3,396 4.7%
5863 Tiffin 3,361 207.2%
6005 Tipton 3,218 1.6%
6075 Williamsburg 3,139 18.5%
6185 Garner 3,052 4.1%
6206 Milford 3,025 21.7%
6298 West Burlington 2,927 -7.2%
6390 Wilton 2,832 0.0%
6409 Onawa 2,809 -9.3%
6452 Tama 2,775 1.9%
6458 Clarion 2,769 -6.4%
6543 Jesup 2,708 22.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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