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Oak Ridge, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 268 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Ridge is located at latitude 37.5012 and longitude -89.7298 in Cape Girardeau County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Ridge 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.


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Oak Ridge, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oak Ridge, MO Housing Affordability Index is 191
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Oak Ridge, MO Wealth Index is 83
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 268 (100%)
Population in Households 268 (100.0%)
Population in Families 222 (82.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 471
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,439
Average Household Income $77,201
Per Capita Income $29,875
Wealth Index4 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Housing Affordability Index3 191
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.06% 0.95%
Households 1.15% 0.79%
Families 1.45% 0.82%
Median Household Income   5.21%
Per Capita Income   4.35%

Oak Ridge, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Ridge to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 659 37th
Population Density # 737 29th
Diversity Index # 723 31st
Median Household Income # 218 79th
Per Capita Income # 203 80th

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