Oak Ridge, North Carolina Population 2022

7,322
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Oak Ridge is a city located in Guilford County North Carolina. Oak Ridge has a 2020 population of 7,322. Oak Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 1.26% annually and its population has increased by 15.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,315 in 2010.

The average household income in Oak Ridge is $146,764 with a poverty rate of 4.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $395,100. The median age in Oak Ridge is 43.7 years, 45.2 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Oak Ridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Ridgewas:

  • White: 77.27%
  • Black or African American: 9.06%
  • Asian: 7.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oak Ridge, North Carolina is 7,322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,315.

Oak Ridge, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,39377.27%
Black or African American6329.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native821.17%
Asian5477.84%
Some Other Race961.38%
Two or More Races2293.28%
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Oak Ridge Population by Race

Oak Ridge Population Pyramid 2022

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Oak Ridge Median Age

43.7


Total

44.9


Male

41.9


Female

Oak Ridge Adults

There are 4,900 adults, (882 of whom are seniors) in Oak Ridge.

Oak Ridge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

3,501

50.16%

Male

3,478

49.84%

Oak Ridge Population by Age

Oak Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Ridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Married96.5%3.5%
All96.3%3.7%
Non Family93.5%6.5%

96.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Ridge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2983.0496.3
Married1,8103.2996.5
Male655.08100
Female1133.04100
Non Family3101.1493.5

3.29

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Oak Ridge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.60%
9th to 12th Grade200.43%
High School Graduate89319.12%
Some College1,03322.12%
Associates Degree3697.90%
Bachelors Degree1,43330.69%
Graduate Degree89419.14%
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Oak Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian370342279
Black341341213
White3,7553,7351,819
Hispanic999912
Native American82824
Other Race4646
2+ Races2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.41%.

Oak Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$70,031$95,949$50,913
Less Than 9th Grade$51,111$$
High School Graduate$32,273$33,750$
Some College$50,469$73,125$29,671
Bachelors Degree$80,114$102,000$55,227
Graduate Degree$116,859$135,888$63,750

$70,031

Average Earnings

$95,949

Average Male

$50,913

Average Female

Oak Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Ridge Language by Age

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Oak Ridge Language

90.83% of Oak Ridge residents speak only English, while 9.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Oak Ridge Language

Oak Ridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2297131.00%
Black6328313.13%
White5,3091302.45%
OtherNaN%

4.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.37%

Male Poverty Rate

3.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Ridge is Multiple, with 31.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Ridge is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.04%.

Oak Ridge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School11.53%
Some College6.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.52%

Oak Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Oak Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Ridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$124,342$140,222
Families$131,105$150,854
Married Families$138,657-
Non Families$37,500$71,816
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Income by Household Type

Oak Ridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

71.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Ridge Married by Age and Sex

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Oak Ridge 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 Marital Status by Race

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Oak Ridge Marital Status

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434

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War115
First Gulf War109
Vietnam223
Korea
World War II9

Oak Ridge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5462
55 to 64213
65 to 7496
75+63

Oak Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3709.25%
Black4010.58%
Asian246.49%

Oak Ridge Veterans by Race

Oak Ridge Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Ridge Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Ridge Employment by Age

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Oak Ridge Employment by Race

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Oak Ridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.31%

Born in Oak Ridge

91.55%

Native Born

8.45%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

4.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.55% of Oak Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 51.31% having been born in North Carolina. 3.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oak Ridge Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20003,9880.00%
20106,3152,3274.70%
20116,386711.12%
20126,452661.03%
20136,545931.44%
20146,635901.38%
20156,697620.93%
20166,8621652.46%
20176,917550.80%
20186,958410.59%
20197,049911.31%
20207,140911.29%
20217,231911.27%
20227,322911.26%

Oak Ridge Population by Year