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Population (year 2000): 7,064. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,570 (+7.2% change)
Males: 3,748 (53.1%), Females: 3,316 (46.9%)

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Median resident age: 23.8 years
Median household income: $32,235 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Oak Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.3%)
  • Black (25.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.6%), United States (8.5%), Irish (7.4%), English (4.9%), Italian (2.4%), West Indian (1.7%).

New! Grove, Kentucky forum

Land area: 10.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove city

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

5.3% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,232 (+149.4%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Clarksville, (8.0 miles pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (57.0 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (358.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Campbell North, KY (2.8 miles Fort TN Clarksville, (8.0 miles KY (9.1 miles Pembroke, KY (11.8 miles Trenton, KY Hopkinsville, (14.4 miles LaFayette, KY (16.4 miles) , KY Guthrie, (17.1 miles KY Elkton, (20.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 204 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 1997: 247 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 1999: 256 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2000: 163 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $373,100
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $490,000
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $176,000

Latitude: 36.66 N, Longitude: 87.42 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.2%), Retail trade (16.0%), Educational,health and social services (15.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,808 (-39.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 168 (4.8%)

Crime in Oak Grove (2004):
  • 1 murder (13.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (13.1 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (39.4 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (39.4 per 100,000)
  • 40 burglaries (525.2 per 100,000)
  • 86 thefts (1129.2 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (210.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 147.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Oak Grove, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Oak Grove city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/22/1999, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $73 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Grove:
  • FHC CUMBERLAND HALL (about 15 miles; HOPKINSVILLE, KY)
  • JENNIE STUART MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 15 miles; HOPKINSVILLE, KY)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (about 15 miles; HOPKINSVILLE, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Grove:
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 5 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HOP)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 65 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 73 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Grove:
  • OUTLAW FIELD (about 4 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; ID: CKV)
  • HOPKINSVILLE-CHRISTIAN COUNTY (about 14 miles; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HVC)
  • STANDARD FIELD (about 21 miles; ELKTON, KY; ID: 1M6)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2 $3,406 $20,436 0 $0
Firefighters 4 $6,723 $20,169 8 $7,051
Police - Other 4 $7,667 $23,001 2 $1,643
Police Protection - Officers 9 $28,381 $37,841 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $26,919 $23,073 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $18,509 $24,678 0 $0
Totals for Government 42 $91,605 $26,172 10 $8,694


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Grove:
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 53 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)

Notable locations in Oak Grove: Gate Number 4 (A), Gate Number 5 (B), Gate Number 6 (C).

Church in Oak Grove: Good Hope Church (A).

Cemetery: Good Hope Cemetery (1).


Oak Grove compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Grove:
  • WJMR (1370 AM; 1 kW; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCTZ (1550 AM; 3 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WINSTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WJQI (540 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZM (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: COMBERLAND RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WHOP (1230 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHVO (1480 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Grove:
  • WZZP (97.5 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WNKJ (89.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPX-FM (91.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201AQ (88.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W258AD (99.5 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Grove:
  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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