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Oak Ridge is a town in Cooke County, in the Gainesville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Oak Ridge. For links to other places called Oak Ridge, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oak Ridge is 33.648N. The longitude is -97.038W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 224.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Ridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cooke County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76240 ZIP code.
27% of Oak Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oak Ridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oak Ridge was $9,673, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Oak Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oak Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.
Cooke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oak Ridge political report.
The average commute time for Oak Ridge workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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