Oak Grove, KY Profile: Facts & Data

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Oak Grove, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Oak Grove had a population of 7,462 as of July 1, 2018. Oak Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Grove is located at latitude 36.665 and longitude -87.4428 in Christian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oak Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Christian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Oak Grove (GNIS ID: 2404406) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Oak Grove is located within Oak Grove-Pembroke Division of Christian County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oak Grove: Thompkinsville.

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Oak Grove, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,462
Population in Households 7,462
Population in Familes 6,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 697
Diversity Index3 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,967
Average Household Income $44,962
Per Capita Income $16,581

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 915 (26.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,828 (53.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 673 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $91,650
Average Home Value $113,689
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,743
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,849
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.04% -0.7%
Households -0.16% -0.82%
Families -0.47% -0.93%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Oak Grove, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Grove to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 63 89th
Population Density # 327 40th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 343 37th
Per Capita Income # 503 7th

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