Oak Ridge SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee Info Snack

Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Knoxville. Oak Ridge's population was 29,330 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Knoxville Metropolitan Area. Oak Ridge's nicknames include the Atomic City, the Secret City, the Ridge, and the City Behind the Fence.
Population
29,009
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
15.2%
Median Home
$149,000
Median Income
$50,464
Median Rent
$755

Rankings for Oak Ridge in Tennessee

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Map Of Oak Ridge, TN

Population over time in Oak Ridge

Year Population % Change
2017 29,009 -0.9%
2016 29,285 -0.1%
2015 29,310 0.0%
2014 29,301 -0.1%
2013 29,340 0.4%
2012 29,235 0.4%
2011 29,111 0.6%
2010 28,925 -

Crime in Oak Ridge Per 100k

Crime Oak Ridge TN USA
Violent Crime 528.0 651.5 382.9
Murder 10.2 7.8 5.3
Robbery 44.3 117.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 425.8 482.9 248.9
Property Crime 2619.7 2940.6 2362.0
Burglary 490.5 576.5 430.4
Larceny 1907.7 2088.3 1694.0
Car Theft 221.4 275.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Ridge

White
78.5% (22,784)
African American
6.8% (1,977)
American Indian
0.2% (56)
Asian
3.3% (970)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (44)
Two Or More
4.3% (1,245)
Hispanic
6.7% (1,933)
Race Oak Ridge TN USA
White 78.5% 74.3% 61.5%
African American 6.8% 16.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.3% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.3% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.7% 5.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
6.5% (188,558)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (142,144)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (411,927)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (287,189)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (403,225)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (501,855)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (281,387)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (342,306)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (197,261)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (145,045)
Income Oak Ridge TN USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 7.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 5.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 11.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 11.1% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 18.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 11.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 11.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 3.9% 6.3%

Gender in Oak Ridge

Female
52.2% (15,134)
Male
47.8% (13,874)
Gender Oak Ridge TN USA
Female 52.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oak Ridge for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.7% (773)
9-12th Grade
4.8% (1,403)
High School / GED
24.1% (7,003)
Some College
21.5% (6,243)
Associate's Degree
8.2% (2,393)
Bachelor's Degree
20.2% (5,852)
Master's Degree
10.7% (3,117)
Professional Degree
2.2% (627)
Doctorate Degree
5.5% (1,594)
Education Oak Ridge TN USA
< 9th Grade 2.7% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.8% 8.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.1% 32.6% 27.3%
Some College 21.5% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.2% 7.0% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.2% 16.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.7% 6.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.5% 1.2% 1.4%

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