Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Current Temperature ° Population 29,426

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 41%

Crime Rate

11.87% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 210
  • Violent Crimes: 274
  • Robbery: 71
  • Burglary: 716
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

32.30% Lower than national avg.
  • 28 offenders in Oak Ridge
  • 9.52 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $127,000
  • Median Sales Price: $88,000
  • Foreclosures: 183
  • Homes For Sale: 430
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

223 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 129
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 85

Unemployment

Moderate 6.0%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 6.3%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

Schools view all

8 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 8 K-12 public schools in Oak Ridge, TN and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Oak Ridge's schools as Excellent, with an overall B+ rating.
2 Private Schools

Christian Outreach Academy

St Marys School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

28 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$127,000 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
$88,000 compared to October 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15%
  • Rented
    32.8%
  • Owned
    52.2%

430 Homes For Sale View All

$474,000
Commerce Park Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
NR Beds | NR Baths
$304,200
Scarboro Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
NR Beds | NR Baths
$475,000
123 Westview Lane
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
5 Beds | 4 Baths
$169,900
155 High Point Lane
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
4 Beds | 3 Baths

183 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$170,135  
$180,292
Sweet Gum Ln
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
NR Beds | 3 Baths
$97,482
Vermont Ave
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
NR Beds | 1 Baths
$333,192
Groves Park Blvd E
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
NR Beds | 2 Baths
$59,607
Packer Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
NR Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

14 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Oak Ridge, TN issued 14 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Oak Ridge, TN issued 11 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $492
  • 1 Bedroom: $628
  • 2 Bedrooms: $774
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,034
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,162

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Environmental Hazards

223 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Oak Ridge, TN
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Oak Ridge, TN
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  • Superfunds
    in Oak Ridge, TN
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (539/539)
    Oak Ridge, TN has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Oak Ridge, TN is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.29 Average
    Oak Ridge, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.98°
  • February 42.8°
  • March 50.83°
  • April 61.68°
  • May 68.83°
  • June 76.89°
  • July 78.5°
  • August 78.52°
  • September 71.97°
  • October 59.35°
  • November 48.95°
  • December 36.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Oak Ridge, TN

Earthquakes
Oak Ridge, TN has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Oak Ridge, TN has a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Oak Ridge, TN has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Oak Ridge, TN has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Oak Ridge, TN: $53,826

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Oak Ridge is 6.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.3% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 27.79%
White Collar - 72.21%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Charles J Chuck Fleischmann

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

22 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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