Statewide Claims to Fame

Oak Ridge is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per household

Oak Ridge is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home ownership rate

Oak Ridge is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per capita

Oak Ridge is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in People per household

Oak Ridge is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home median value

Oak Ridge is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Oak Ridge is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Oak Ridge is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 6,436 113th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.4 56th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 402.2 136th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 4.9% 132nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.9% 13th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.6% 121st 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.0% 11th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 51.3% 14th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 88.9% 24th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.2% 119th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 86th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.4% 21st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 59th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 142nd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 124th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 87.0% 23rd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 49.7% 136th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.3% 57th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,226 140th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 1.3% 137th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 1,987 139th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 93.6% 4th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $344,500 8th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 3.0 7th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Oak Ridge Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $43,586 5th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $107,316 3rd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.6% 143rd 16.1% 14.3%

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