The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 7,155 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,230|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,622|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||4,852|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.68|
|Population in Households||7,155|
|Population in Familes||6,600|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$101,033|
|Average Household Income||$128,439|
|Per Capita Income||$45,053|
|Total Housing Units||2,574 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,091 (81.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||339 (13.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||144 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$351,783|
|Average Home Value||$380,918|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.02%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
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, 2017 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||# 119||84th|
|Population Density||# 478||35th|
|Diversity Index||# 539||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 8||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 25||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.