Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee

Oak Ridge: City in Tennessee, United States


Oak Ridge is a city located in the county of Anderson in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,330 and a population density of 126 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 29,340 inhabitants.

The city was created 80 years ago in 1941.

Quick Facts about Oak Ridge

Population : 29,340 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Anderson County
Postal code : 37830–37831
Phone Area Codes : 865
Area : 233.04 km2
Altitude : 850 feet / 259 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1942 (80 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:18:51 (4th December 2022)
Density : 126 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.03% (2010-2020)
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Location of Oak Ridge on Tennessee map.
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Oak Ridge is located at 36°0'37"N 84°16'11"W (36.0103600, -84.2696400).

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The population of Oak Ridge increased by 0.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,330 - census
2011 29,260 -0.24% estimation process
2012 29,180 -0.27% estimation process
2013 29,123 -0.2% estimation process
2014 28,981 -0.49% estimation process
2015 28,965 -0.06% estimation process
2016 28,931 -0.12% estimation process
2017 29,027 0.33% estimation process
2018 29,042 0.05% estimation process
2019 29,156 0.39% estimation process
2020 29,340 0.63% estimation process

Oak Ridge zip code is 37830. County name: Anderson, County fips: 47001

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People born in Oak Ridge (41)

People born in Oak Ridge, including actress Megan Fox, actress Elaine Hendrix, film director Gore Verbinski, .


  • William Shepherd (American astronaut) he was born in 26/07/1949
  • Sarah Monette (American novelist and short story author) she was born in 25/11/1974
  • Richard White (actor from the United States of America (born 1953)) he was born in 04/08/1953
  • Edgar Meyer (American musician and composer) he was born in 24/11/1960
  • Kathy Johnson (gymnast) she was born in 13/09/1959
  • Klaus Schüle (German politician) he was born in 29/08/1963
  • Jennifer Azzi (basketball player) she was born in 31/08/1968
  • Walter Trice (American author) he was born in 17/12/1948
  • Viper (American movie actress (1959-2010)) she was born in 12/09/1959
  • Otis Howard (American basketball player) he was born in 05/11/1956
  • Adam Wingard (American film director) he was born in 03/12/1982
  • Burwell B. Bell III (United States Army general) he was born in 09/04/1947
  • Charlie Ergen (American businessman) he was born in 01/03/1953
  • Dan Foster (American politician) he was born in 31/01/1948
  • Doug Martin (American football coach) he was born in 04/02/1963
  • Joan B. Gottschall (United States District Judge) she was born in 01/01/1947
  • John Henry Browne (American lawyer) he was born in 11/08/1946
  • Marc Andrus (Bishop/Episcopal Church/California) he was born in 20/10/1956

Schools in Oak Ridge

College & universities near Oak Ridge, TN

Code Name City ZIP
221643 Pellissippi State Community College Knoxville (TN) 37933-0990

Post offices near Oak Ridge

Post Office Name City ZIP
Oak Ridg Post Office Oak Ridge (TN) 37830

Other places with the same name (7)

  • Oak Ridge , Florida In the US state of Florida, Oak Ridge is a census-designated place located in Orange County. It had a population of 22,685 inhabitants and a population density of 2,334.42 per km² in the 2010 Census. with a population of 22,685 people.
  • Oak Ridge , North Carolina town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 7,126 people.
  • Oak Ridge , Texas town in Cooke County, Texas, United States with a population of 806 people.
  • Oak Ridge , Texas town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States with a population of 575 people.
  • Oak Ridge , Missouri village in Apple Creek Township in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States with a population of 231 people.
  • Oak Ridge , Louisiana village in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, United States with a population of 118 people.

Other cities in Anderson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Anderson County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Spring Hill 46,152 City in Tennessee, USA
Clinton 10,119 City in Tennessee, United States
Norris 1,612 City in Anderson County, Tennessee, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Oak Ridge distances to largest Tennessee cities