Oak Ridge, Tennessee Population 2019

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201729,0961500.52%
201628,946-12-0.04%
201528,958-10-0.03%
201428,968-140-0.48%
201329,108-59-0.20%
201229,167-77-0.26%
201129,244-55-0.19%
201029,2991,9120.68%
200027,387770.03%
199027,310-352-0.13%
198027,662-657-0.23%
197028,3191,1500.42%
196027,169-3,060-1.06%
195030,229-14,771-3.90%
194045,0000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,198
Black or African American1,977
Two or More Races1,316
Asian970
Some Other Race489
American Indian and Alaska Native59

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Oak Ridge Tn Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Oak Ridge Tn Median Age

40.7


Total

37.7


Male

42.7


Female

Oak Ridge Tn Adults

There are 22,677 adults, (5,577 of whom are seniors) in Oak Ridge Tn.

Oak Ridge Tn Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Ridge Tn Sex Ratio

Female

15,135

52.17%

Male

13,874

47.83%

Oak Ridge Tn Households and Families

Oak Ridge Tn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Oak Ridge Tn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.3%27.7%
All60.1%39.9%
Male52.4%47.6%
Non Family52%48%
Female45.7%54.3%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Ridge Tn Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1992.3560.1
Married5,3403.0772.3
Non Family4,7361.1652
Female1,6573.245.7
Male4663.1752.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oak Ridge Tn Households

Oak Ridge Tn Education

Oak Ridge Tn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5342.67%
9th to 12th Grade9694.84%
High School Graduate4,83524.14%
Some College4,31021.52%
Associates Degree1,6528.25%
Bachelors Degree4,04020.17%
Graduate Degree3,68618.41%

Oak Ridge Tn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,56215,6676,722
Black1,2161,154209
Hispanic1,087603177
Asian755748559
Multiple Races36331036
Other Race341125
Native American593723

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.04%.

Oak Ridge Tn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,097$44,167$26,486
Less Than High School$16,483$22,386$13,375
High School Grad$26,578$29,530$17,467
Some College$29,028$36,000$26,688
Bachelors Degree$42,193$56,838$30,625
Graduate Degree$66,282$76,324$55,903

$32,097

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$26,486

Average Female

Oak Ridge Tn Language

Oak Ridge Tn Language by Age

Oak Ridge Tn Language

89.87% of Oak Ridge Tn residents speak only English, while 10.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Oak Ridge Tn Poverty

Oak Ridge Tn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5273,28714.59%
Black1,97142621.61%
Hispanic1,93335618.42%
Multiple1,31622617.17%
Other48912725.97%
Asian970737.53%

15.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

16.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Ridge Tn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Ridge Tn is Other, with 25.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Ridge Tn is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Oak Ridge Tn Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.02%
High School20.07%
Some College14.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Oak Ridge Tn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.92%
Male Unemployed53.31%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed7.17%

Oak Ridge Tn Income

Oak Ridge Tn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,464$74,050
Families$64,338$92,487
Married Families$82,193$111,694
Non Families$29,219$43,052

Oak Ridge Tn Marital Status

Oak Ridge Tn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Ridge Tn Married by Age and Sex

Oak Ridge Tn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oak Ridge Tn Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Oak Ridge Tn Veterans

Oak Ridge Tn Veterans by War

2,546

Number of Veterans

2,253

Male Veterans

293

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam817
First Gulf War510
Second Gulf War414
Korea232
World War II183

Oak Ridge Tn Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54787
65 to 74642
75+620
55 to 64316
18 to 34181

Oak Ridge Tn Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,38312.27%
Black1218.67%
Hispanic594.75%
2 or More355.34%
Other71.98%

Oak Ridge Tn Veterans by Education

7.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Ridge Tn Employment Status

Oak Ridge Tn Employment by Age

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Ridge Tn Employment by Race

Oak Ridge Tn Employment by Education

Oak Ridge Tn Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.71%

Born in Tennessee

92.55%

Native Born

7.45%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.55% of Oak Ridge Tn residents were born in the United States, with 49.71% having been born in Tennessee. 5.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.