Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 29,096 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 13,870  (47.7%)
Females: 15,226  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37830.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,429 (it was $41,950 in 2000)
Oak Ridge:

$51,429
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,179 (it was $24,793 in 2000)

Oak Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $172,444 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Oak Ridge:

$172,444
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $246,540; detached houses: $254,660; townhouses or other attached units: $169,280; in 2-unit structures: $366,076; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $210,116

Median gross rent in 2017: $718.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oak Ridge: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for other race residents, 17.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oak Ridge, TN (2017)
    • 23,07878.2%White alone
    • 2,0537.0%Hispanic
    • 2,0056.8%Black alone
    • 1,3144.4%Two or more races
    • 1,0443.5%Asian alone
    • 500.2%American Indian alone
    • 520.2%Other race alone

Races in Oak Ridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oak Ridge is 726 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Oak Ridge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
2
(6.8)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
3
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(39.9)
17
(61.5)
9
(32.5)
11
(39.9)
16
(57.7)
8
(28.9)
15
(50.7)
8
(27.0)
1
(3.4)
20
(68.3)
14
(47.7)
16
(55.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
51
(184.9)
35
(126.6)
37
(133.7)
34
(123.5)
36
(129.9)
31
(111.8)
24
(81.1)
21
(71.0)
0
(0.0)
18
(61.4)
13
(44.3)
18
(61.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
106
(384.3)
95
(343.7)
96
(346.8)
78
(283.2)
68
(245.3)
93
(335.4)
96
(324.4)
51
(172.3)
1
(3.4)
157
(535.9)
125
(425.8)
130
(447.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
383
(1,388)
347
(1,255)
334
(1,207)
443
(1,609)
407
(1,468)
365
(1,316)
258
(871.8)
212
(716.4)
1
(3.4)
175
(597.4)
144
(490.5)
102
(350.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,350
(4,894)
1,159
(4,193)
1,009
(3,645)
979
(3,555)
894
(3,225)
825
(2,975)
868
(2,933)
752
(2,541)
4
(13.7)
624
(2,130)
560
(1,908)
578
(1,989)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
147
(532.9)
109
(394.3)
67
(242.0)
82
(297.7)
59
(212.9)
42
(151.5)
28
(94.6)
62
(209.5)
0
(0.0)
64
(218.5)
65
(221.4)
54
(185.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(21.8)
6
(21.7)
12
(43.3)
9
(32.7)
6
(21.6)
4
(14.4)
3
(10.1)
5
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(13.7)
4
(13.6)
4
(13.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)507.1450.3414.0404.2383.0354.2329.2252.74.2331.5285.4271.0

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City-data.com crime index in Oak Ridge, TN

Crime rate in Oak Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (26.2%), Irish (6.8%), English (6.8%), German (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 875 feet

Land area: 85.5 square miles.

Population density: 340 people per square mile   (very low).

Oak Ridge, Tennessee map

2,298 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

7.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,544 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,882 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (19.3 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (138.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oliver Springs, TN (2.1 miles ),
Walden Ridge, TN (2.1 miles ),
Hardin Valley, TN (2.7 miles ),
Coalfield, TN (3.1 miles ),
Farragut, TN (3.2 miles ),
Concord, TN (3.3 miles ),
Karns, TN (3.4 miles ),
Petros, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.99 N, Longitude: 84.29 W

Oak Ridge nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): America's Secret City, The Atomic City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +20,529 (+70.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,555 (48.9%)

Area code: 865

Distribution of median household income in Oak Ridge, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oak Ridge, TN in 2017
Oak Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Oak Ridge tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $267,700
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $176,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Oak Ridge, TN residents
Average permit cost in Oak Ridge, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Oak Ridge, TN
Historical housing units in Oak Ridge, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+0.0%).
Most common industries in Oak Ridge, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (22.0%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (28.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Oak Ridge, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (7.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)

Average climate in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.14. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.742. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.742
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00868. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00868
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Oak Ridge-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Oak Ridge city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 tornado 10.1 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oak Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from Oak Ridge center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from Oak Ridge center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Oak Ridge center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 261.4 miles away from Oak Ridge center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Ridge topographic map

Main business address for: IPIX CORP (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Oak Ridge:

  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF OAK RIDGE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 990 OAK RIDGE TURNPIKE BOX 529)
  • RIDGEVIEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL AND CENTER (240 W TYRONE RD)
  • VALLEY RIDGE HOSPICE (710 S ILLINOIS AV BOX 822)
  • BRIARCLIFF HEALTH CARE CENTER (100 ELMHURST DR)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, OAK RIDGE (300 LABORATORY RD)
  • OAK RIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (100 LAMBUTH RD)
  • FMC OAK RIDGE (650 BRIARCLIFF AVENUE)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CTR HOME HEALTH SVCS (183 LAFAYETTE DR)
  • PROCARE OF OAK RIDGE INC (301 BROADWAY AVENUE)

Heliports located in Oak Ridge:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Ridge:

  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 8 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 21 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Roane State Community College (about 21 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 53 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 54 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Walters State Community College (about 60 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 64 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public elementary/middle school in Oak Ridge:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oak Ridge: United States Atomic Energy Commission (A), University of Tennessee Arboretum (B), South Hills Golf Club (C), Oak Ridge Municipal Marina (D), Lupton Cross Roads (E), South Hills Golf Course (F), Jackson Plaza Shopping Cneter (G), Grove Center (H), Downtown Shopping Cneter (I), Clinch River Industrial Park (J), Oak Ridge Golf and Country Club (K), Wheat (L), Y - 12 Fire Department (M), Oak Ridge National Laboratory Fire Department (N), City of Oak Ridge Fire Department Station 1 (O), City of Oak Ridge Fire Department Station 2 (P), City of Oak Ridge Fire Department Station 3 (Q), City of Oak Ridge Fire Department Station 4 (R), Atomic Energy Museum (S), Oak Ridge Civic Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Woodland Shopping Center (1), Ridge Way Shopping Center (2), Pine Valley Shopping Center (3), Oak Ridge Shopping Center (4), Jefferson Shopping Center (5), Jackson Square Shopping Center (6), Hecks Shopping Center (7), Grove Shopping Center (8), Four Oaks Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Oak Ridge: IPIX CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oak Ridge include: Glenwood Baptist Church (A), George Jones Memorial Church (B), Oak Valley Baptist Church (C), Church of God (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Christian Church (G), First Church of God (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hutcheson Cemetery (1), Thacker Cemetery (2), Scott Cemetery (3), Welcher Cemetery (4), Key Cemetery (5), Kirby Cemetery (6), Worthington Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Whiteoak Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whiteoak Creek (A), Grassy Creek (B), Braden Branch (C), Scarboro Creek (D), Poplar Creek (E), Bearden Creek (F), Bear Creek (G), Pinhook Branch (H), Walker Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oak Ridge include: Lasalle Park (1), Haw Ridge Park (2), Chestnut Ridge Park (3), Carbide Park (4), A K Bissell Park (5), Oak Ridge Municipal Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: American Museum of Science & Energy (300 South Tulane Avenue) (1), Children's Museum of Oak Ridge (461 West Outer Drive) (2), Oak Ridge Art Center (Museums; 201 Badger Road) (3), Oak Ridge Convention & Visitors Bureau (302 South Tulane Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Garden Plaza (215 South Illinois Avenue) (1), Comfort Inn Oak Ridge (433 South Rutgers Avenue) (2), Double Tree Hotel (215 South Illinois Avenue) (3), Econo Lodge Oak Ridge (1590 Oak Ridge Turn Pike) (4), Cedarbrook Apartments (101 Gates Drive Ofc) (5), Continuum Courtyards of Oak Ridge (209 Gum Hollow Road) (6), Hampton Inn Oak Ridge (208 South Illinois Avenue) (7), Jameson Inn Oak Ridge (Sj) (216 South Rutgers Avenue) (8), Jameson Inn (216 South Rutgers Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Oak Ridge City - City Court (200 South Tulane Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Megan Fox - Actress, Adam Wingard - Film director, Burwell B. Bell III - Army general, Doug Martin (American football coach) - Football coach, Elaine Hendrix - Actress, George Holz - Photographer, Gore Verbinski - Film director, Sarah Monette - Short story writer, Marc Handley Andrus - Religious leader, William Shepherd - astronaut.

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Ridge and their reported violations in the past:

Y-12 NNSA PRODUCTION OFFICE (Population served: 5,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ETTP - COR - CITY OF OAK RIDGE (Population served: 843, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 10 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Ridge that have no violations reported:

  • OAK RIDGE DEPT OF PUBLIC WORKS (Population served: 35,380, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LAB X-10 (Population served: 5,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ETTP - DOE - DEPT OF ENERGY (Population served: 475, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Oak Ridge in 2010:

  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 152 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Oak Ridge in 2000:

  • 271 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in halfway houses
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Oak Ridge (2011 data):

  • TNBANK: Jackson Square Branch at 900 Oak Ridge Turnpike, branch established on 1995/07/05; Tnbank at 401 South Illinois Avenue, branch established on 1995/05/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $181.6 mil, Deposits: $144.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee Valley Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Oak Ridge Branch at 1188 Oak Ridge Turnpike, branch established on 1969/11/24; Oak Ridge Mm Branch 894 at 380 South Illinois Avenue, branch established on 1993/06/06. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Athens: Oak Ridge Branch at 21 Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 2006/07/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.9 mil, Deposits: $464.3 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens First Bank: Oak Ridge Branch at 1298 Oak Ridge Turnpike, branch established on 2008/08/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.8 mil, Deposits: $139.4 mil, headquarters in Wartburg, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cfb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Home Federal Bank of Tennessee: Oak Ridge Branch at 1125 Oak Ridge Turnpike, branch established on 1936/06/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,047.7 mil, Deposits: $1,646.0 mil, headquarters in Knoxville, TN, positive income, 23 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Oak Ridge Branch at 101 N Rutgers Ave, branch established on 1958/08/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Oak Ridge Main Branch at 795 Main Street West, branch established on 1953/06/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Oak Ridge:

Marital status in Oak Ridge, TN
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Oak Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oak Ridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oak Ridge, TN (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,31294
Mainline Protestant7,22021
Catholic3,2953
Other1,4346
Black Protestant8104
Orthodox2801
None25,778-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Anderson County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Anderson County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.6%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Oak Ridge:

28.2
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oak Ridge:

34.5%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oak Ridge, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 499$2,322,006$55,840141$142,562
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 128$425,220$39,86420$26,436
Firefighters 87$439,550$60,6280$0
Police Protection - Officers 72$331,687$55,2810$0
Streets and Highways 60$253,730$50,7460$0
Electric Power 35$284,432$97,5200$0
Parks and Recreation 32$107,537$40,32618$6,575
Financial Administration 25$109,076$52,3560$0
Other Government Administration 22$146,941$80,15010$3,842
Sewerage 20$92,426$55,4560$0
Local Libraries 15$59,893$47,91412$10,928
Water Supply 13$57,143$52,7470$0
Police - Other 13$45,473$41,9759$1,670
Housing and Community Development (Local) 11$54,967$59,9640$0
Other and Unallocable 10$41,927$50,3120$0
Judicial and Legal 6$31,892$63,7840$0
Totals for Government 1,048$4,803,900$55,006210$192,013

Oak Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $272,000 ($9.35)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $54,534,000 ($1874.28)
    Electric Utilities: $49,389,000 ($1697.45)
    General - Other: $10,356,000 ($355.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,886,000 ($236.66)
    Water Utilities: $6,770,000 ($232.68)
    Police Protection: $6,192,000 ($212.81)
    Sewerage: $4,771,000 ($163.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,537,000 ($155.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,749,000 ($94.48)
    Regular Highways: $2,706,000 ($93.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,511,000 ($51.93)
    Libraries: $1,423,000 ($48.91)
    Central Staff Services: $1,256,000 ($43.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $474,000 ($16.29)
    Health - Other: $340,000 ($11.69)
    General Public Buildings: $270,000 ($9.28)
    Transit Utilities: $208,000 ($7.15)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($6.60)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $678,000 ($23.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,548,000 ($121.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $4,550,000 ($156.38)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,416,000 ($117.40)
    Sewerage: $2,901,000 ($99.70)
    Electric Utilities: $2,804,000 ($96.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,559,000 ($1187.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,131,000 ($38.87)

Oak Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,214,000 ($282.31)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,908,000 ($65.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,023,000 ($35.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $956,000 ($32.86)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $412,000 ($14.16)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $289,000 ($9.93)
    Other: $78,000 ($2.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,961,000 ($67.40)
    Other: $1,935,000 ($66.50)
    Education: $860,000 ($29.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $583,000 ($20.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $42,386,000 ($1456.76)
    Public Welfare: $9,817,000 ($337.40)
    Highways: $827,000 ($28.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,776,000 ($61.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $737,000 ($25.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $430,000 ($14.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $107,000 ($3.68)
    Rents: $93,000 ($3.20)
    Sale of Property: $43,000 ($1.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $56,335,000 ($1936.18)
    Water Utilities: $12,006,000 ($412.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $24,305,000 ($835.34)
    General Local Government Support: $3,183,000 ($109.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $730,000 ($25.09)
    Transit Utilities: $174,000 ($5.98)
  • Tax - Property: $22,045,000 ($757.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,832,000 ($372.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,771,000 ($60.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $947,000 ($32.55)
    Other License: $183,000 ($6.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000 ($0.79)

Oak Ridge government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,202,000 ($5127.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $137,203,000 ($4715.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,999,000 ($412.39)

Oak Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,121,000 ($72.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,252,000 ($1074.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,349,000 ($424.42)

7.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Knox County, TN  2.74% ($38,648 average AGI)
from Roane County, TN  0.47% ($39,216)
from Campbell County, TN  0.46% ($34,553)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Knox County, TN  2.86% ($51,501 average AGI)
to Roane County, TN  0.66% ($45,617)
to Campbell County, TN  0.35% ($31,818)
Businesses in Oak Ridge, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Applebee's1Nissan1
Arby's1Outback1
AutoZone1Outback Steakhouse1
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless2Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx14Sears3
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hardee's1Super 81
Hilton2T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1U-Haul1
IHOP1U.S. Cellular1
JCPenney1UPS10
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Ridge:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLIL (730 AM; 1 kW; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WYSH (1380 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CLINTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Ridge:

  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVL-FM (105.3 FM; LOUDON, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Ridge:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Oak Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 96Number of bridges
  • 1,007ft / 307mTotal length
  • $36,834,000Total costs
  • 955,957Total average daily traffic
  • 61,765Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,113,449Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oak Ridge, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 111940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oak Ridge, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oak Ridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 177 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oak Ridge, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 435 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oak Ridge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED119$124,957128$154,811528$147,39938$48,6311$1,134,88068$72,564
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$92,50011$169,63648$134,7725$14,9760$03$65,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$101,13718$273,553128$124,92512$31,9710$012$99,495
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$181,86413$170,27769$158,0794$81,5000$06$78,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$163,6673$219,33327$115,0070$00$02$159,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$153,01329$161,4650$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$183,2009$226,7901$279,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$179,0003$313,6070$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$74,2403$299,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$107,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oak Ridge, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oak Ridge, TN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 101. The highest number of fire incidents - 173 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Oak Ridge, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.4%), and Structure Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oak Ridge, TN
    • 72542.4%Outside Fires
    • 56332.9%Structure Fires
    • 34820.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 744.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Ridge, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Ridge, Tennessee:

  • Staybridge Suites, 420 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 298-0050, Fax: (865) 298-0051
  • Doubletree By Hilton Oak Ridge - Knoxville, 215 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 481-2468, Fax: (865) 481-2474
  • Comfort Inn Oak Ridge, 433 S Rutgers Ave, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 481-8200, Fax: (865) 483-6142
  • Days Inn, 206 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 483-5615, Fax: (865) 483-5615
  • Hampton Inn Oak Ridge, 208 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 483-5615, Fax: (865) 482-7493
  • Econo Lodge, 1590 Oak Ridge Tpke, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 483-1200, Fax: (865) 482-9834
  • Holiday Inn Express Oak Ridge, 114 Tulsa Rd, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 298-1990, Fax: (865) 298-1991
  • TownePlace Suites, 300 S Rutgers Ave, Oak ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 409-5059
  • Quality Inn Oak Ridge, 216 S Rutgers Ave, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 , Phone: (865) 483-6809, Fax: (865) 483-8435
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Most common first names in Oak Ridge, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24671.9 years
Mary24279.2 years
William23374.2 years
John22074.8 years
Robert16571.9 years
Charles14676.2 years
George9774.9 years
Helen9080.3 years
Margaret8577.9 years
Elizabeth7980.5 years
Most common last names in Oak Ridge, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10877.2 years
Johnson8575.7 years
Williams7075.7 years
Davis6478.2 years
Jones5773.2 years
Brown5373.9 years
Wilson3979.4 years
Anderson3876.4 years
Taylor3575.1 years
Martin3474.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oak Ridge, TN
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oak Ridge, TN
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 33.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Oak Ridge compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Oak Ridge on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Gary J. Van Berkel (10)
  • Wei Wang (10)

Total of 571 patent applications in 2008-2020.