36.7% unemployed in Oak Ridge in 2017


36.7 percent of Oak Ridge residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 37.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Oak Ridge population reached 5,098.

Out of 3,225 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Oak Ridge for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
1,873
36.7
Employed
3,225
63.3
Employed in civilian labor force
3,225
63.3
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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