Oak Ridge Tourism, Tennessee

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Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Knoxville. Oak Ridge's population was 29,330 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Knoxville Metropolitan Area. Oak Ridge's nicknames include the Atomic City, the Secret City, the Ridge, and the City Behind the Fence. Oak Ridge was established in 1942 as a production site for the Manhattan Project—the massive American, British, and Canadian operation that developed the atomic bomb. As it is still the site of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientific development still plays a crucial role in the city's economy and culture in general.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Oak Ridge in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Oak Ridge like a local. The nearest major city to Oak Ridge is Pigeon Forge. Take a short trip from Oak Ridge and set some time aside to explore the Pigeon Forge. Dotted with places like Dollywood, Dixie Stampede Dinner And Show, The Old Mill Restaurant; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Oak Ridge*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oak Ridge

    Know the pollution level of Oak Ridge before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 34.09 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 70 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 34.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Oak Ridge: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oak Ridge for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oak Ridge.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.47 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.47 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.11 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.26 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.26 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.37 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 39.47 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.68 (Moderate)
  • Living in Oak Ridge - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Oak Ridge is 171.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.2 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.27 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.13 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.7 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 109.55 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oak Ridge

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oak Ridge

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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