Oak Ridge, Kaufman County, Texas

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Oak Ridge, Kaufman County,
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
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesKaufman
Area
 • Total3.78 sq mi (9.78 km2)
 • Land3.73 sq mi (9.65 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation
432 ft (132 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total495
 • Density133/sq mi (51.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-53160
GNIS feature ID2413065

Oak Ridge is a town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The population was 495 at the 2010 census,[1] up from 400 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Oak Ridge is located in north-central Kaufman County at 32°39′8″N 96°15′42″W / 32.65222°N 96.26167°W / 32.65222; -96.26167 (32.652149, -96.261716),[2] along Texas State Highway 34. It is 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Kaufman, the county seat, and the same distance south of Terrell.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), of which 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2), or 1.38%, are water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980183
199026846.4%
200040049.3%
201049523.8%
Est. 2018669[3]35.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] 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.

Education[edit]

The town 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Oak Ridge town (Kaufman County), Texas". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.