Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

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Population

29,340

+0.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$52,534

Median Home Price

$192,800

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Best Places to Live in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Mid-sized city / College town - East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Oak Ridge, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Oak Ridge, TN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Nearby mountains and national park
Rebuilding downtown
Cons
Some downtown blight
Weak recent job growth
Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Knoxville Metro Area

Knoxville, the largest city in eastern Tennessee and home to the University of Tennessee, serves as a gateway to the tourist and recreation destinations of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to the southeast. The 400-acre university campus with its 26,000 students is located along the waterfront just to the southwest of downtown, and adds a notable college-town element, particularly during football season.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Tennessee
County: Anderson County
Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Oak Ridge
Zip Codes: 37830
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oak Ridge is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oak Ridge jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Ridge's cost of living is 17.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oak Ridge's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Anderson county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.2% to 33.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oak Ridge's population is 29,340 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oak Ridge is Real Estate: $192,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.5%.

SCHOOLS
Oak Ridge public schools spend $12,570 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Oak Ridge. More Education



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Housing Market in Oak Ridge

It's a good time to buy in Oak Ridge. Home Appreciation is up 19.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Oak Ridge is $192,800.

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Reviews for Oak Ridge   8 Reviews
It's on the positive side.. Kinda homey but boring - 5/11/2021
Overall it's on the positive side. It's pretty boring but it can feel like a real home at times. It could stand to be a hair closer to Western Knoxville.. Melton lake... Read More

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Safe place to live - 1/3/2020
Oak Ridge is located in beautiful East TN, has excellent public schools, is very safe for families, and is only 15-30 min away from Knoxville.... Read More

general educational/business preparedness - 7/13/2014
Marginal, at best. Lack of social and business skills to perform anything but menial tasks. No clue about customer service, business etiquette or basic business... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE
37830

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