Oak Ridge employment information

IndexOak RidgeTennesseeNational
Income per capita$31,491$24,811$28,555
Median household income$52,534$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,984$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,647$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$42,787$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$22,733$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level16.8%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oak Ridge is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Ridge is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Ridge is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Ridge is 7% higher than the national average.

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Oak Ridge median earnings by income bracket

Oak Ridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%1.7%
Manufacturing sector14.1%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.9%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%11.1%
Public administration3.8%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%1.5%
Education, health & social services12.7%34.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farragut, TN21,111$104,71596%
Louisville, TN2,434$67,70827%
Norris, TN1,938$60,26313%
Coalfield, TN2,475$51,9793%
Kingston, TN5,888$45,42415%
Oak Ridge, TN29,301$52,5342%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Port Chester, NY29,275$56,1345%
Lake Stevens, WA29,258$70,34532%
Lawrenceville, GA29,364$42,45921%
Gloucester, MA29,237$60,22913%
Kent, OH29,367$35,21034%
Oak Ridge, TN29,301$52,5342%
Source: The Oak Ridge, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.