Oak Ridge, Tennessee Population 2022

29,498
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Oak Ridge is a city located in Anderson County Tennessee. Oak Ridge has a 2020 population of 29,498. Oak Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,312 in 2010.

The average household income in Oak Ridge is $79,246 with a poverty rate of 15.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $157,700. The median age in Oak Ridge is 41.3 years, 38.7 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Oak Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 80.11%
  • Black or African American: 7.74%
  • Two or more races: 6.68%
  • Asian: 3.09%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Oak Ridge, Tennessee is 29,498 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,498.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,312.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,33080.11%
Black or African American2,2547.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native1280.44%
Asian9003.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.17%
Some Other Race5181.78%
Two or More Races1,9456.68%
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Oak Ridge Population by Race

Oak Ridge Population Pyramid 2022

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Oak Ridge Median Age

39.3


Total

37.1


Male

41.3


Female

Oak Ridge Adults

There are 21,979 adults, (5,152 of whom are seniors) in Oak Ridge.

Oak Ridge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

14,897

51.15%

Male

14,227

48.85%

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
Married74.2%25.8%
Male61.5%38.5%
All60.7%39.3%
Female48.4%51.6%
Non Family48.4%51.6%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Ridge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0732.3960.7
Married5,4803.0174.2
Male5073.1761.5
Female1,7033.1848.4
Non Family4,3831.2148.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Oak Ridge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4612.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,1335.64%
High School Graduate4,88824.31%
Some College4,59322.85%
Associates Degree1,7668.78%
Bachelors Degree3,63618.09%
Graduate Degree3,62618.04%
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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
Asian679670595
White16,11715,2916,174
Hispanic1,095598187
Black1,6261,440260
2+ Races82154679
Native American111673
Islander1919
Other Race398199

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.63%.

Oak Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,068$45,209$32,061
Less Than 9th Grade$26,315$31,507$11,767
High School Graduate$32,038$35,602$26,276
Some College$34,483$38,431$30,348
Bachelors Degree$49,141$55,890$41,495
Graduate Degree$70,564$72,958$61,000

$38,068

Average Earnings

$45,209

Average Male

$32,061

Average Female

Oak Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Ridge Language by Age

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Oak Ridge Language

90.05% of Oak Ridge residents speak only English, while 9.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.42% of the population.

Oak Ridge Language

Oak Ridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1253427.20%
Black2,23440918.31%
Multiple1,94234417.71%
White22,0573,40415.43%
Asian900212.33%
Other7NaN%
Hispanic1,94923612.11%

15.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.15%

Male Poverty Rate

16.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Ridge is Native, with 27.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Ridge is Hispanic, with 12.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.50%.

Oak Ridge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.11%
High School14.25%
Some College18.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Oak Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.92%
Male Unemployed44.90%
Female Employed9.10%
Female Unemployed62.16%

Oak Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Ridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,869$76,681
Families$67,282$89,989
Married Families$85,256-
Non Families$35,906$50,693
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Income by Household Type

Oak Ridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 45-54, 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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2,296

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War522
First Gulf War594
Vietnam671
Korea194
World War II108

Oak Ridge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34146
35 to 54648
55 to 64373
65 to 74635
75+494

Oak Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,02411.31%
Black23013.54%
Native American32.34%
2+ Races393.50%
Hispanic665.21%

Oak Ridge Veterans by Race

Oak Ridge Veterans by Education

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6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Ridge Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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49.57%

Born in Oak Ridge

92.34%

Native Born

7.66%

Foreign Born

4.65%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.34% of Oak Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 49.57% having been born in Tennessee. 4.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oak Ridge Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
194045,0000.00%
195030,229-14,771-3.90%
196027,169-3,060-1.06%
197028,3191,1500.42%
198027,662-657-0.23%
199027,310-352-0.13%
200027,387770.03%
201029,3121,9250.68%
201129,260-52-0.18%
201229,180-80-0.27%
201329,123-57-0.20%
201428,981-142-0.49%
201528,965-16-0.06%
201628,931-34-0.12%
201729,027960.33%
201829,042150.05%
201929,1561140.39%
202029,2701140.39%
202129,3841140.39%
202229,4981140.39%

Oak Ridge Population by Year