For population 25 years and over in Oak Ridge:
For population 15 years and over in Oak Ridge town:
26 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,477 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (22.2 miles , pop. 124,523).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (28.0 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (32.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Post Oak Bend City, TX (1.8 miles ), Union Valley, TX (2.0 miles ), Kaufman, TX (2.3 miles ), Terrell, TX (2.5 miles ), Elmo, TX (2.7 miles ), Talty, TX (2.9 miles ), Oak Grove, TX (2.9 miles ), Crandall, TX (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.65 N, Longitude: 96.26 W
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Oak Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Oak Ridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oak Ridge, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oak Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 245% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Oak Ridge town center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 3/11/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oak Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from Oak Ridge center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kaufman County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.540. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.05. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Oak Ridge town (based on Kaufman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
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12.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,850 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($60 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,078 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Oak Ridge fatal accident list:
Apr 22, 1993 09:10 PM, 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 4, 1989 01:00 AM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 23, 1987 03:20 AM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
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