Oak Ridge, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Ridge, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2016. Oak Ridge ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Ridge is located at latitude 32.6231 and longitude -96.2496 in Kaufman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Kaufman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Town of Oak Ridge (GNIS ID: 2413065) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Oak Ridge is located within Terrell South Division of Kaufman County.

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.

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Oak Ridge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 520
Population in Households 518
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 140
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $133,974
Average Home Value $180,901


Median Household Income $68,797
Average Household Income $76,655
Per Capita Income $27,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.91%
Households 0.71% 0.95%
Families 0.66% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Oak Ridge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Ridge to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1242 29th
Population Density1 # 1585 9th
Diversity Index2 # 547 69th
Median Household Income # 242 86th
Per Capita Income # 490 72nd

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