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Oak Ridge is a town in Guilford County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.

The latitude of Oak Ridge is 36.173N. The longitude is -79.989W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 948 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,056.


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Median household income
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$74,609
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oak Ridge demographic reports
Incorporated in 1998, as farmland was developed into suburban subdivisions

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14% of Oak Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $29,346, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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40% of Oak Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oak Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,469.


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Guilford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oak Ridge political report.

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The average commute time for Oak Ridge workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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