Stone Oak is an affluent master-planned, deed restricted, community in far north central San Antonio, Texas, USA. As of 2012, the Stone Oak population is estimated to be 75,984, an increase of 55,927 people since 2000. Stone Oak is located north of Loop 1604 and west of 281. The neighborhood is known for its gated-communities, 24 hour security, and well landscaped medians. For privacy—many of Stone Oak's communities are gated. The area has many large and small shopping centers catering to the residents' needs.