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Oak Grove, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Oak Grove had a population of 8,015 as of July 1, 2017. Oak Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Grove is located at latitude 39.007 and longitude -94.1284 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oak Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Oak Grove (GNIS ID: 2395283) 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.

The City of Oak Grove is located within Township of Sni-A-Bar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oak Grove: Lickskillet.

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Oak Grove, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,015
Daytime Population: Workers 2,645
Daytime Population: Residents 4,270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,915
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 7,932
Population in Familes 6,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 1,299
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $53,819
Average Household Income $66,490
Per Capita Income $23,958


Total Housing Units 3,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,674 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,183 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $128,804
Average Home Value $147,657


Total Households 2,857
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,113
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.4%
Families 0.3% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Oak Grove, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Grove to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 108 90th
Population Density # 219 79th
Diversity Index # 327 69th
Median Household Income # 263 75th
Per Capita Income # 412 60th

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