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Living In Oak Ridge, TX
The small town of Oak Ridge, Texas is home to just under 1,000 people. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (19%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 41, skews older than most cities in Texas. Only 8% of residents rent in Oak Ridge, as the majority own their homes. The average rent of $973 per month is slightly below the state average.
With an average commute time of about 43 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Oak Ridge residents find that it takes some patience getting to work. Many residents (37%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transit is not used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Compared to the Texas average, Oak Ridge has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (6%). In addition, 6% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Oak Ridge residents work in one of two industries: construction and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 13% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of just over $76,000, Oak Ridge workers earn a little more than the average Texas resident. However, the town's average income is roughly on par with the national average ($73,345).