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Oak Ridge, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2017. Oak Ridge ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Ridge is located at latitude 37.4986 and longitude -89.7295 in Cape Girardeau County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cape Girardeau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Town of Oak Ridge (GNIS ID: 2396826) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Oak Ridge is located within Township of Apple Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cape Girardeau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oak Ridge, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 271
Daytime Population: Workers 136
Daytime Population: Residents 131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 267
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $53,271
Average Household Income $66,278
Per Capita Income $25,620


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $120,000
Average Home Value $211,337


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.52% 1.29%
Households 1.46% 1.17%
Families 1.86% 1.09%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

Oak Ridge, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Ridge to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 661 36th
Population Density # 732 29th
Diversity Index # 781 24th
Median Household Income # 274 74th
Per Capita Income # 305 71st

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