Oak Ridge is a city situated in the Knoxville metropolitan area, which is part of Tennessee, United States.
Oak Ridge is very quiet overall, as the streets are very tranquil.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 70% of the dwellings in Oak Ridge, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the Knoxville metropolitan area also has a selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 60% of the units in Oak Ridge whereas the remainder are rented. The average year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1976.
Reaching one of about 30 supermarkets on foot is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in this city. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish restaurants in close proximity. Concerning education, house owners may find it difficult to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
The best method to navigate this part of the Knoxville metropolitan area is very often a car. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, traveling on foot is not very practical for property owners in Oak Ridge as very few daily needs can be carried out by walking.