Oak Ridge, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Oak Ridge, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Ridge had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018)


Total Population 271
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,976
Average Household Income $68,859
Per Capita Income $26,884


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $228,125


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.33% 1.15%
Households 1.29% 1.17%
Families 1.8% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   4.2%

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, 2018 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 # 656 36th
Population Density # 731 29th
Diversity Index # 748 28th
Median Household Income # 267 74th
Per Capita Income # 280 73rd

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