Oak Ridge employment information

IndexOak RidgeNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$40,707$25,608$28,555
Median household income$101,667$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$108,140$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,712$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$65,854$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$38,750$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate1.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level2.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oak Ridge is 43% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Ridge is 90% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Ridge is 70% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Ridge is 85% lower than the national average.

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Oak Ridge median earnings by income bracket

Oak Ridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%1.5%
Manufacturing sector25.7%2.3%
Financial & insurance services2.1%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%10.5%
Public administration2.9%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%1.6%
Education, health & social services6.0%42.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Summerfield, NC10,477$102,71392%
Jamestown, NC3,549$77,08344%
Stokesdale, NC5,177$76,69143%
Germanton, NC872$69,82131%
Wallburg, NC3,056$62,05916%
Oak Ridge, NC6,435$101,66790%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Camp Pendleton North, CA6,436$37,07531%
Lincroft, NJ6,436$131,618146%
Rossford, OH6,434$56,3395%
Lovejoy, GA6,433$37,67730%
Del Monte Forest, CA6,439$102,39691%
Oak Ridge, NC6,435$101,66790%
Source: The Oak Ridge, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.