Oak Ridge employment information

IndexOak RidgeTennesseeNational
Income per capita$31,357$26,019$29,829
Median household income$48,197$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,269$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,199$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$36,504$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$22,297$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level15.9%17.2%15.1%
The Oak Ridge, TN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Oak Ridge is $31,357, which is 21% higher than than the Tennessee average and 5% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $48,197, which is 3% higher than than the Tennessee average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oak Ridge is 5%, which is 18% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oak Ridge is 16% which is 5% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,128$48,197$96,394
City
$31,046$46,574$93,148
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Oak Ridge is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Ridge is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Ridge is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Ridge is 5% higher than the national average.

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Oak Ridge median earnings by income bracket

Oak Ridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.9%1.7%
Manufacturing sector9.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%11.0%
Public administration4.3%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.2%
Education, health & social services13.4%33.3%
Other40.3%39.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farragut, TN21,690$109,17197%
Norris, TN1,690$61,33311%
Louisville, TN4,114$58,3866%
Coalfield, TN2,671$51,3097%
Oliver Springs, TN4,110$48,29613%
Oak Ridge, TN29,285$48,19713%

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Fleming Island, FL29,247$89,09361%
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East Palo Alto, CA29,353$55,1700%
Southgate, MI29,355$51,1388%
Oak Ridge, TN29,285$48,19713%
Source: The Oak Ridge, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).