Oak Ridge, Kaufman County, Texas

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Oak Ridge, Texas
Location of Oak Ridge in Kaufman County, Texas
Location of Oak Ridge in Kaufman County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°39′8″N 96°15′42″W / 32.65222°N 96.26167°W / 32.65222; -96.26167Coordinates: 32°39′8″N 96°15′42″W / 32.65222°N 96.26167°W / 32.65222; -96.26167
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Kaufman
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 400
 • Density 67.9/sq mi (26.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Oak Ridge is a town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The population was 400 at the 2000 census.


Oak Ridge is located at 32°39′8″N 96°15′42″W / 32.65222°N 96.26167°W / 32.65222; -96.26167 (32.652149, -96.261716).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 400 people, 148 households, and 121 families residing in the town. The population density was 178.8 people per square mile (68.9/km²). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 67.9 per square mile (26.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.00% White, 6.00% African American, 4.00% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.25% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $53,958, and the median income for a family was $57,500. Males had a median income of $33,250 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,035. About 4.0% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.


The city is served by Kaufman Independent School District and Terrell Independent School District. All of the Kaufman ISD schools are in the city of Kaufman, and all of the Terrell ISD schools are in the city of Terrell.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.