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Retire To Oak Ridge, TN
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Oak Ridge Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Anderson County blank blank blank 75,129
Oak Ridge 27,310 27,387 29,330 29,419



Oak Ridge
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$140,4231.0%
Dec $133,000 . .
Nov $138,000 . .
Oct $154,000 . .
Sep $146,000 . .
Aug $142,000 . .
Jul $168,000 . .
Jun $169,000 . .
May $131,000 . .
Apr $108,000 . .
Mar $125,000 . .
Feb $111,000 . .
Jan $126,000 . .
2015 .$139,0799.9%
2014 .$126,5926.4%
2013 .$119,014-12.8%
2012 . $136,472 9.7%
2011 . $124,377 -10.3%
2010 . $138,722 -12.8%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Oak Ridge GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $140,423 $374,000
Nearest Big City Knoxville na
Home Sales Price in Knoxville $166,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 68% of Knoxville home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Oak Ridge GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $140,423 $374,000
Monthly Rent $972 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 9.7 times the annual rent 17.1



Oak Ridge
Cost of Living (2016)
67% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Oak Ridge Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 9.5% -- 2* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 97 days 49* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Oak Ridge Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 32
2014 14
2013 16
2012 14
2011 11
2010 na



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