Oak Ridge, North Carolina

Population In Oak Ridge, North Carolina

Population6979

In terms of political views, the Oak Ridge population skews Democratic. The top religion in Oak Ridge is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Oak Ridge, North Carolina

  • Singles in Oak Ridge 30.8%
  • Married Couples in Oak Ridge 69.2%

Age Groups of People Living in Oak Ridge, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 3.3%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 19.5%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 34.7%
  • 65+ year olds 12.6%

Race Diversity in Oak Ridge, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is 26.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 2.6%
  • Whites 77.3%
  • Black or African Americans 9.1%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 1.2%
  • Asians 7.8%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 3.3%
  • Other 1.4%

The Religion of people living in Oak Ridge, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is 16.3Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant41.7%
Catholic4.1%
Orthodox0.1%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon1.0%
Jewish0.6%
Muslim0.8%
Buddhist0.3%
Hindu0.1%
Other / Non-Christian0.1%
No Religion51.2%

Industry and Occupation in Oak Ridge, North Carolina

The top industry present in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 57.1 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 3.4% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is 65.0.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.3%
  • Construction 3.3%
  • Manufacturing 15.2%
  • Wholesale trade 4.5%
  • Retail trade 10.4%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.5%
  • Information 1.6%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 11.7%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 11.4%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 22.2%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 6.3%
  • Other services, except public administration 3.7%
  • Public administration 5.0%

The Occupation Diversity score in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is 53.6.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 57.1%
  • Service occupations 10.7%
  • Sales and office occupations 19.4%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 3.4%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9.3%

Average Educational level of people living in Oak Ridge,North Carolina

79.9% of residents in Oak Ridge, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 47.2% of residents in Oak Ridge, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Oak Ridge, North Carolina is 74.1.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 1.0%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19.1%
  • Some college or associate's degree 30.0%
  • Bachelor's degree 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree 19.1%

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