Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

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TENNESSEE TOTAL CASES REPORTED

21,679

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,725,656

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

29,009

+0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$52,534

Median Home Price

$135,400

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.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Nearby mountains and national park
-Rebuilding downtown
Cons
-Some downtown blight
-Weak recent job growth
-Air service

 $165,000 
120 Independence Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1773 SqFt
 $177,900 
27 Outer Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1564 SqFt
 $135,000 
116 Plymouth Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1147 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Oak Ridge, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Anderson county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oak Ridge's population is 29,009 people. Since 2010, 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 $135,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.5%. Check out the homes in the area

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 7.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Oak Ridge Real Estate

The median home price in Oak Ridge is $135,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Oak Ridge   7 Reviews
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

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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

If you are active and under 30 ... - 2/3/2012
I would not recommend Oak Ridge to you. The city is okay, and a drive to the mountains is only a short drive. However, the crime rate in Oak Ridge is astronomical for... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE
37830

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NEW LISTINGS IN OAK RIDGE
$165,000
120 Independence Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$177,900
27 Outer Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$135,000
116 Plymouth Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$244,900
118 Providence Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$459,000
105 Westview Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$85,000
216 Wadsworth Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$55,000
365 Robertsville Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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