Living in Oak Ridge, TN

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Oak Ridge SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Oak Ridge, TN Crime Report

898
Total Crimes
3,089.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.29%
Above National Average

Oak Ridge, TN Cost Of Living

85
Oak Ridge's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
29,030
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
15.4%
Median Home
$152,700
Median Income
$53,395
Median Rent
$760

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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 29,030 0.1%
2016 29,009 -0.9%
2015 29,285 -0.1%
2014 29,310 0.0%
2013 29,301 -0.1%
2012 29,340 0.4%
2011 29,235 0.4%
2010 29,111 0.6%
2009 28,925 -
Crime/100k Oak Ridge TN USA
Violent Crime 564.2 623.7 368.9
Murder 0.0 7.4 5.0
Robbery 61.9 106.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 447.2 468.5 246.8
Property Crime 2525.2 2825.4 2199.5
Burglary 350.9 489.4 376.0
Larceny 1988.5 2034.1 1594.6
Car Theft 185.8 301.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Ridge

White
78.3% (22,739)
African American
6.5% (1,899)
American Indian
0.3% (76)
Asian
3.2% (933)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (23)
Two Or More
4.8% (1,386)
Hispanic
6.8% (1,974)
Race Oak Ridge TN USA
White 78.3% 74.0% 61.1%
African American 6.5% 16.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 5.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
6.3% (183,418)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (144,765)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.4% (359,633)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (303,456)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (366,116)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (537,770)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (290,732)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (366,836)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.1% (207,185)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (143,085)
Income Oak Ridge TN USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 7.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.4% 11.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 10.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 12.0% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.1% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Oak Ridge

Female
52.0% (15,096)
Male
48.0% (13,934)
Gender Oak Ridge TN USA
Female 52.0% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (870)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,451)
High School / GED
24.0% (6,967)
Some College
22.0% (6,386)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,612)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (5,515)
Master's Degree
11.0% (3,193)
Professional Degree
2.0% (580)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (1,451)
Education Oak Ridge TN USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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