Oak Grove, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Oak Grove, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Oak Grove had a population of 8,075 as of July 1, 2018. 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 39.005 and longitude -94.1294 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oak Grove 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oak Grove: Lickskillet.

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


Total Population 8,075
Population in Households 7,991
Population in Familes 6,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 1,309
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $54,438
Average Household Income $65,746
Per Capita Income $23,698


Total Housing Units 3,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,620 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,259 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $130,659
Average Home Value $152,840


Total Households 2,879
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,136
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.43% 0.46%
Households 0.38% 0.41%
Families 0.39% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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, 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 # 107 90th
Population Density # 214 79th
Diversity Index # 328 68th
Median Household Income # 283 73rd
Per Capita Income # 505 51st

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