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 537 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Oak Ridge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 537
Daytime Population: Workers 12
Daytime Population: Residents 247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 259
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 535
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $72,455
Average Household Income $81,848
Per Capita Income $28,829


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $138,690
Average Home Value $190,758


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 0.48%
Households 1.06% 0.72%
Families 0.94% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1224 30th
Population Density # 1580 10th
Diversity Index # 532 70th
Median Household Income # 234 87th
Per Capita Income # 475 73rd

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