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Oak Point, Texas
City
Motto: A Country Place
Location of Oak Point in Denton County, Texas
Location of Oak Point in Denton County, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Denton
Area
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15.4 km2)
 • Land 5.7 sq mi (14.8 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 600 ft (183 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,786
 • Density 472/sq mi (180.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75068
Area code(s) 972
FIPS code 48-53130
GNIS feature ID 1388580

Oak Point is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States. Ranked in the Top 20 of 62 suburbs in the Dallas area by D Magazine, Oak Point had a population of 2,786 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Oak Point is located in the northeast quadrant of Denton County in north-central Texas just south of U.S. Highway 380, equidistant between Denton and Frisco and approximately 40 miles (64 km) north of Dallas. While Oak Point, positioned on a scenic Lewisville Lake peninsula, provides a tranquil setting away from the pressures of a more urban environment, Oak Point is located just 10 miles (16 km) from the Dallas North Tollway, 7 miles (11 km) from Interstate 35E, and 25 miles (40 km) from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Oak Point is located at 33°10′56″N 96°59′43″W / 33.18222°N 96.99528°W / 33.18222; -96.99528 (33.182353, -96.995192). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15 km2), of which 5.7 square miles (15 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 4.04%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 387
1990 645 66.7%
2000 1,747 170.9%
2010 2,786 59.5%
Est. 2015 3,349 20.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

According to the U.S. Census' American FactFinder, the population of the City of Oak Point in 2010 was 2,786. The age distribution of the 2010 population included 28.8% of the population with the age 19 and under, 21.7% with the age of 20 to 39, 40.5% with the age of 40 to 69, and 8.9% with an age of 70 or over. The racial distribution of the 2010 population was 80.9% was White, 14.3% was Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% was Black or African American, and 2.5% was other races. Of the 1,059 housing units in 2010, 91.4% were owner occupied and 8.6% were renter occupied. According to the Denton County Appraisal District, the average market value of a homestead in Oak Point in 2011 was $222,413.


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