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The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 7,481 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Oak Ridge is located at latitude 36.1735 and longitude -79.9889 in Guilford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Ridge 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.
|Total Population||7,481 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,481 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||6,903 (92.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$113,713|
|Average Household Income||$145,852|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$50,936|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,650 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,254 (85.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||283 (10.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||112 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$364,474|
|Average Home Value||$397,492|
|Housing Affordability Index3||197|
|Average Household Size||2.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.87%|
|Per Capita Income||2.86%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.36%|
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, 2020 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||# 121||84th|
|Population Density||# 478||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 8||99th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 373||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 29||96th|
|Diversity Index||# 522||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.