Oak Ridge, Tennessee is located in a valley between the Great Smoky and Cumberland Mountains.
A mixture of world renowned energy, medical and environmental research and development, low cost of living and spectacular mountain and wild river recreation make for a desirable destination to work or retire.
Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Oak Ridge ranks high in home sales price, population density, recreation and taxes. Oak Ridge ranks low in age of population and crime.
For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:
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