Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

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Population

29,302

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$52,534

Avg. Home Price

$135,200

Best Places to Live in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Mid-sized city / College town - East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Nearby mountains and national park
-Rebuilding downtown
Cons
-Some downtown blight
-Weak recent job growth
-Air service

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Tennessee
County: Anderson County
Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area
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 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oak Ridge jobs have increased by 1.53%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Ridge's cost of living is 18.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Oak Ridge's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Oak Ridge's population is 29,302 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.29%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oak Ridge is $135,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.19%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Oak Ridge

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Reviews for Oak Ridge   6 Reviews
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

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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

Oak Ridge is the best!!!!!! - 12/11/2009
Oak Ridge is a great town. I love it here. Be sure to check out the fine local cafes and bistros. The World's Famous Jefferson Tavern is a must visit for anyone passing... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE
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