The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 7,066 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Oak Ridge is located at latitude 36.1741 and longitude -79.9922 in Guilford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Guilford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.
The Town of Oak Ridge (GNIS ID: 2407022) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||7,066|
|Population in Familes||6,525|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,545 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,072 (81.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||327 (12.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||146 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$333,463|
|Average Home Value||$361,100|
|Median Household Income||$101,638|
|Average Household Income||$125,944|
|Per Capita Income||$44,136|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.28%|
|Per Capita Income||1.46%|
The table below compares Oak Ridge to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 120||84th|
|Population Density1||# 484||35th|
|Diversity Index2||# 545||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 7||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 21||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.